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Some of the world's tallest trees and oldest forests face an uncertain future. http://ow.ly/tO0IW (photo via Michelle Moshier)

Wendy Baxter, a scientist at UC Berkeley, collects samples in the crown of a

The Forgotten Whispers of an Ancient Forest

Lungs of the Land Track, Upper Florentine Forest - by Tristan Stuart

5 of the World's Most Threatened Forests

Sensitive giant: Complex factors, including climate change, affect the health of big trees

Verdant Life in the Upper Florentine - by Tristan Stuart

“It's hard to imagine the forests are still carbon sinks.”

Ambrose collects foliage samples from the top of a giant sequoia tree in Sequoia National Park

Kapok tree, One of the largest and oldest trees in the rainforest is the Kapok tree. It can grow over 200 feet tall.

Giant tree - by Tristan Stuart

Hoh Rainforest WA, USA - Hike 10 or 35 miles through mossy, green forest filled with ancient trees and curious fungi on the Hoh River trail.

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Photographer Lincoln Else ascends a fixed climbing rope to film scientists working within the giant sequoia

Dipterocarp in Borneo

Ancient uncut forest is a rarity in the Clean Slate Planning Area. The BLM is proposing to heavily log some of the last intact forest in the area, ...

Upper Florentine Forest - by Tristan Stuart

1000 year old ancient tree, Stirling UK

Tangled Roots in Upper Florentine Forest - by Tristan Stuart

... ancient behemoths are replaced by short-lived pioneers and generalists that can grow anywhere, where forests store less carbon and sustain fewer ...

Earth's Tropical Rainforests Could Look Completely Different By the End of the Century

Moss Covering in the Second Forest, Upper Florentine Forest - by Tristan Stuart

A photographer stands framed against the backdrop of the Illuvatar, left, which is 20 feet in diameter and 320 feet tall. (Ron C. Judd/for Bay Area News ...

Anthony Ambrose describes the safety measures the team takes when climbing the giant sequoia trees in

Anthony Ambrose uses a technique called "jugging" to ascend into the crowns of the

Photograph of old-growth stumps in a forest logged 80 years ago.

Ascending a sequoia.

Ambrose collects foliage samples at the top of a giant sequoia tree to measure the impacts

This amazing 300 foot tall, 1500 year old redwood was shot by Nick Nichols for National Geographic.

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Baxter assembles and secures the proper gear before climbing to the top of a giant sequoia

After 2,000 years, California's sequoias face uncertain future

Lowland rainforest in Sulawesi's Tangkoko Reserve, Indonesia. Photo by Rhett A. Butler for Mongabay.

Bialowieza Forest at dawn. Old-growth forest is characterized by ancient trees, tall

Annual growth rings in tropical trees from Thailand, Bolivia, and Cameroon (pictured)

Geoff Mason

A section of a 600-foot static climbing rope dangles from the top of a

The Red Creek Fir is the world's largest Douglas-fir tree. Stretching more than

It is a very large evergreen tree, reaching up to 70 m tall and up to m trunk diameter, with red-brown bark which peels in vertical strips.

The World's Tallest Tree Is Hiding Somewhere In California

Upon seeing the sunshine, she sits down at the bottom of a kapok tree. Tears run down her face.

The Amazon forest in Ecuador.

Defining Large Old Trees

The forest of Blue Mountains National Park, Australia.

Hallormsstaðaskógur national forest in East-Iceland is Iceland's leading woodland. It is Iceland's first national forest and has been preserved since 1905.

Jōmon Sugi in Yakushima, located in Yakushima, Japan, is the oldest and largest cryptomeria tree on the island, and is one of many reasons why the island ...

A volunteer working closely with scientists from UC Berkeley collects foliage samples from the top of

A bonobo rests in the rainforest of the Congo Basin.

Accounts of the event were rather apocalyptic: birds dropping dead out of the sky; entire patches of forest withering to ...

Spring in the woods (Netherlands) by Saskia Dingemans / 500px

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Photo Credit: Creative Conservation Alliance There needs a harmonic balance between bottom-up and top-down approach. Photo

The President Giant Sequoia: 2nd Largest Tree in the World

Logging in Gabon, Central Africa. Photo by Rhett A. Butler.

Ascending One of the World's Oldest, Tallest Trees for Science and the Views - Atlas Obscura

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Photo: Aerial view of Tongass National Forest: Alan Wu / Flickr Creative Commons

Dead wood plays a hugely important ecological role in old-growth forests. Photo by

Moss Covering in First Forest, Upper Florentine - by Tristan Stuart

Many of the largest trees in the protected area didn't recover after being scorched

Oregon - OneTreePlanted

Sun-shining through a crack in an ancient red cedar in Goldstream Provincial Park.

Fog is of major importance in coast redwood ecology. Redwood National Park

Giant redwoods brought to British shores on a tide of Victorian fashion | Environment | The Guardian

Watt says: 'The Big Tree Trail on Meares Island in Clayoquot Sound, BC

Stream and forest in the Tongass Forest, the world largest temperate rainforest located in Southeast

Baxter ascending a tree in Sequoia National Park.

Today I am thankful

Methuselah, a Californian bristlecone pine close to 5,000 years old by tree ring count.

Proactive hand-thinning and piling activities on the Coconino National Forest supported through the Northern

Slow trees and climate change: Why bristlecone pine will still outlive you

Distribution and habitat[edit]

It takes time to feel your way into this place, as initial fears and uncertainties slowly fall away - although never entirely - they are replaced by ...

The third Ponderosa with my pack for scale DSCN8668

Trees and their benefits.

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Curtain fig, Atherton Tablelands, Australia. . Photo: David Clode.

You cannot walk far in Vancouver without seeing the remnants of the Pre-European forest. Silent tombstones, towering sentinels. Some take on the guise of ...

A coastal redwood towers above the forest in Atlas Grove in Redwood National and State Parks. (Ron C. Judd/for Bay Area News Group)

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Image credit: BLM CC BY 2.0

Australia's old growth forests have some of the world's highest levels of carbon storage (Image: Shutterstock)

Giant redwoods brought to British shores on a tide of Victorian fashion | Environment | The Guardian

A chainsaw left a nasty scar in a live tree in the Lady Bird Johnson Grove in Redwood National Park in 1994. It is believed to be an act of protest by ...

Kauri Pine Agathis microstachya. Photo: David Clode.

Cathedral Grove | Why Europeans Care | Tree Activism: North America & Australia

Close to extinction

Ron C. Judd/for Bay Area News Group)

Mud, glorious mud: The wet forests of the New Guinea Mountains are great for frogs, but pose challenges for biologists. Photo: Tim Laman

... tasked with measuring giant Redwoods and Sequoias, worked with photographer Michael Nichols to create seamless picture of a Redwood tree from top to ...

Putting on a price tag.

Saving the world's forests, EIA has been working on this campaign for over 10 years

Some of the world's tallest trees and oldest forests face an uncertain future. http://ow.ly/tO0IW (photo via Michelle Moshier)

Wendy Baxter, a scientist at UC Berkeley, collects samples in the crown of a

The Forgotten Whispers of an Ancient Forest

5 of the World's Most Threatened Forests

Sensitive giant: Complex factors, including climate change, affect the health of big trees

“It's hard to imagine the forests are still carbon sinks.”

Ambrose collects foliage samples from the top of a giant sequoia tree in Sequoia National Park

Photographer Lincoln Else ascends a fixed climbing rope to film scientists working within the giant sequoia

Kapok tree, One of the largest and oldest trees in the rainforest is the Kapok tree. It can grow over 200 feet tall.

Giant tree - by Tristan Stuart

Dipterocarp in Borneo

Earth's Tropical Rainforests Could Look Completely Different By the End of the Century

Anthony Ambrose uses a technique called "jugging" to ascend into the crowns of the

... ancient behemoths are replaced by short-lived pioneers and generalists that can grow anywhere, where forests store less carbon and sustain fewer ...

A photographer stands framed against the backdrop of the Illuvatar, left, which is 20 feet in diameter and 320 feet tall. (Ron C. Judd/for Bay Area News ...

Anthony Ambrose describes the safety measures the team takes when climbing the giant sequoia trees in

Annual growth rings in tropical trees from Thailand, Bolivia, and Cameroon (pictured)

The Red Creek Fir is the world's largest Douglas-fir tree. Stretching more than

Jōmon Sugi in Yakushima, located in Yakushima, Japan, is the oldest and largest cryptomeria tree on the island, and is one of many reasons why the island ...

Ascending a sequoia.

Ambrose collects foliage samples at the top of a giant sequoia tree to measure the impacts

A section of a 600-foot static climbing rope dangles from the top of a

Bialowieza Forest at dawn. Old-growth forest is characterized by ancient trees, tall

Photograph of old-growth stumps in a forest logged 80 years ago.

This amazing 300 foot tall, 1500 year old redwood was shot by Nick Nichols for National Geographic.

Novus Select / BioGraphic

Baxter assembles and secures the proper gear before climbing to the top of a giant sequoia

Lowland rainforest in Sulawesi's Tangkoko Reserve, Indonesia. Photo by Rhett A. Butler for Mongabay.

The World's Tallest Tree Is Hiding Somewhere In California

The forest of Blue Mountains National Park, Australia.

How is it faces find places in trees? Carved there or what?

On Oct 26, Lipis District Forestry Office, Lipis District and Land Office, the Malaysian Conservation Alliance for Tigers (MYCAT) and members of the public ...

Defining Large Old Trees

A bonobo rests in the rainforest of the Congo Basin.

Despite the mounting degradation of Príncipe's forests, many southern trees guarded by a dense barrier

Accounts of the event were rather apocalyptic: birds dropping dead out of the sky; entire patches of forest withering to ...

Photo Credit: Creative Conservation Alliance There needs a harmonic balance between bottom-up and top-down approach. Photo

Logging in Gabon, Central Africa. Photo by Rhett A. Butler.

At Big Basin State Park: A family cluster of old and young trees. Notice their burned and hollowed trunks. I tried to include my son-in-law in the photo but ...

Photo: Aerial view of Tongass National Forest: Alan Wu / Flickr Creative Commons

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Hallormsstaðaskógur national forest in East-Iceland is Iceland's leading woodland. It is Iceland's first national forest and has been preserved since 1905.

Dead wood plays a hugely important ecological role in old-growth forests. Photo by

Hyperion, the world´s tallest tree - 378,1 feet, California

A description, trail map, and photos of the old-growth redwood grove at Armstrong Redwoods State Reserve

Many of the largest trees in the protected area didn't recover after being scorched

The Red Tingle (Eucalyptus jacksonii) in Walpole Nornalup National Park of south west Western Australia is one of the tallest trees in the state and can ...

Among the hemlocks at Cook Forest, PA. Photo Emily Townsend

Oregon - OneTreePlanted

Logging Near Mill Creek by Ken Brauner kenbrauner.com

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Fog is of major importance in coast redwood ecology. Redwood National Park

Sun-shining through a crack in an ancient red cedar in Goldstream Provincial Park.

Giant redwoods brought to British shores on a tide of Victorian fashion | Environment | The Guardian

This is the largest tree I have stood next to in my nine years of tramping through the forest searching for the big ones. Western red cedar like this one ...

Big Trees Trail, Meares Island Tribal Park. Clayoquot Sound, Vancouver Island

This old growth Sitka spruce is on a trail leading to China Beach. All along the coast the last holdouts of the primeval 10,000 year old forest hang on… for ...

A volunteer working closely with scientists from UC Berkeley collects foliage samples from the top of

Watt says: 'The Big Tree Trail on Meares Island in Clayoquot Sound, BC

Stream and forest in the Tongass Forest, the world largest temperate rainforest located in Southeast

Baxter ascending a tree in Sequoia National Park.

Today I am thankful

Alarm as study reveals world's tropical forests are huge carbon emission source

It is a very large evergreen tree, reaching up to 70 m tall and up to m trunk diameter, with red-brown bark which peels in vertical strips.

Agrandir ...

After 2,000 years, California's sequoias face uncertain future

An alien-shaped old-growth red cedar nicknamed 'Canada's Gnarliest Tree' in

Methuselah, a Californian bristlecone pine close to 5,000 years old by tree ring count.

Slow trees and climate change: Why bristlecone pine will still outlive you

Proactive hand-thinning and piling activities on the Coconino National Forest supported through the Northern

Three-year-old irrigated Populus plantation near Mazar-e-

Distribution and habitat[edit]

The third Ponderosa with my pack for scale DSCN8668

Trees and their benefits.

Freshwater Creek redwood, 2005. Humboldt County, California. "

... tasked with measuring giant Redwoods and Sequoias, worked with photographer Michael Nichols to create seamless picture of a Redwood tree from top to ...

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Curtain fig, Atherton Tablelands, Australia. . Photo: David Clode.

The Amazon forest in Ecuador.

Tasmania's Southwest National Parks

... TuK INDONESIA and Profundo announced the launch of a new, interactive online web platform as part of a growing Forests and Finance campaign targeting ...

Image credit: BLM CC BY 2.0

Australia's old growth forests have some of the world's highest levels of carbon storage (Image: Shutterstock)

A chainsaw left a nasty scar in a live tree in the Lady Bird Johnson Grove in Redwood National Park in 1994. It is believed to be an act of protest by ...

His stunning photos are featured in the classic 1988 nature preservation book "Clayoquot: On the Wild Side" which played a pivotal educational role in ...

Following Javier Mateo-Vega up a forested mountainside in Ipeti, Panama

Kauri Pine Agathis microstachya. Photo: David Clode.

Cathedral Grove | Why Europeans Care | Tree Activism: North America & Australia

Close to extinction

Ascending One of the World's Oldest, Tallest Trees for Science and the Views - Atlas Obscura

Putting on a price tag.