Trees in forests have an underground communication and interaction system driven by fungal networks. “Mother trees” pass on information for best growth patterns and can divert nutrients to trees in need, and they are more likely to pass them on to trees of their own species.
There was a tree found at ground zero a month after 9/11 in the rubble with snapped roots and burned and broken branches. New York Parks and Recreation nursed it back to health and planted it where the towers stood in 2010. Today it marks survival, resilience and rebirth.
Photo : Monika Graff / 911memorial.org
The Christmas tree tradition at Rockefeller Center began in 1931 when construction workers pooled their money to buy a tree. They decorated it with tin cans and garlands made by their families.
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For the last 10+ years, 2 disabled men in China, one without arms and the other without sight, have been planting trees together and have so far planted more than 10,000.
There’s an ancient olive tree called Olive tree of Vouves, it is believed to be over 2,000 years old and still produces olives to this day. source
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