Making Trees Sing

Arts, Culture & Media

Bartholomäus Traubeck noticed that the growth rings of a tree resemble grooves on a record. So he devised a system to play a disk of wood. 

tree with etchings in it, sun streaming through leaves

Climate change is claiming aspen groves — and the history of Basque immigrants in America

The Nature Conservancy hopes to plant perhaps 100,000 native agave and pine trees in the forests around Monterrey, Mexico’s third-largest metro area.

Coke and Pepsi, gardening together in Mexican mountains to preserve urban water

Fog among the redwoods in the Lady Bird Johnson Grove of California’s Redwood National Forest.

Redwoods and fog: a love story

Trees line a busy street in New York. The city is trying to plant 1,000,000 trees to offset climate effects.

Forest ecologists are working to make New York’s concrete jungle a little greener