Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

Map: World map of tree diversity

Here is a neat map which shows the range of tree diversity across the entire earth, as compiled by a combination of ground surveys and satellite scans. You can see many areas where there are no trees at all (deserts, American central plains, Arctic) and other areas where the variety…
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Atlas Obscura: World’s Loneliest Tree

Atlas Obscura had an interesting article this week about a tree that is located on subantarctic Campbell Island, a Sitka spruce that is 170 miles from the next nearest tree of any species in the Auckland Islands. It looks more like a bush than a conifer, rumor has it, because…
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