A new law in the Philippines will require students to plant trees before they can graduate. We are well aware of the fact that trees can help combat climate change. They remove carbon dioxide from the air and release oxygen into the atmosphere. Trees serve a number of other purposes – they help purify the
In certain types of trees such as – but not limited to – eucalyptus, Sitka spruce, and Japanese larch, a unique phenomenon where the uppermost branches of trees don’t touch can be observed. It’s called “crown shyness”, where the crowns of trees are separated by a gap clearly visible when viewed from the ground level.
From the moment they sprout from the ground, trees have always been beneficial to people. Even in death, trees still have some role in the environment. A standing dead tree gives shelter to some birds and bats. A fallen tree, on the other hand, provides minerals to the soil that will ensure the growth of