Rainbow Eucalyptus

Rainbow eucalyptus is the only eucalyptus tree indigenous to the northern hemisphere. Found mainly in the Philippines, New Guinea, and Indonesia, it thrives in tropical forests that get a lot of rain — which also makes it the only eucalyptus tree to grow in the rainforest. The tree grows up to massive 250 feet.

Electric Fungi and the Wood Wide Web

While scientists are arguing over whether trees are talking to each other or not, one study has found that mushrooms are talking to each other in patterns similar to human speech! This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we explore this notion of the wood wide web, why science will always need magic, and did Noel and Jacob once again end the fight between scientists?

National Get Outdoors Day

Family-Friendly Activities for National Get Outdoors Day

Saturday, June 11th is National Get Outdoors Day. This means it’s the perfect time to gather your family, and friends, and get outside for some family-friendly activities. Now, the idea behind National Get Outdoors Day is not only for people to get out and enjoy some time in nature, but it’s to do so locally. […]

Crooked forest

The Crooked Forest in Poland is a grove of 400 pine trees that as to why they are bent remains a mystery to this day.

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How to Go Forest Bathing, and Why You Should

The assertion that we are in danger of losing touch with nature is not exactly groundbreaking stuff. More than half of the world’s population lives in urban areas, with hectic lifestyles in performance-driven economies making us ever more stressed, anxious and ill. Not only are we struggling to switch off and recharge, but also we […]

Forest Noise Amplifier

Ever want to eavesdrop into some wildlife conversations? Want to know what the insects are saying about you? Or maybe you could just use this forest noise amplifier to truly immerse yourself into the great outdoors. Either way, count us in!

Replanted Forest with a Smile

This section of forest off of Highway 18 in Oregon was replanted with Tamarack (also called Larch) trees in the shape of the smiley face. Such a happy sight for drivers passing by.

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The Positive Effect of Recycling on the Environment

Most people want to find ways to help the earth. Some do this by driving their car less often or skip buying products like plastic water bottles. It’s good to always look for new tips to live a greener lifestyle, but old habits like recycling can have just as much of a positive impact on […]

Methuselah Tree

The World’s Second Oldest Tree

Meet Methuselah, the world’s second oldest tree at 4,851 years old. Named after the Biblical figure who was said to have died at 969 years old, Methuselah is a Great Basin bristlecone pine, and was recently beaten out as the oldest tree by another Great Basin bristlecone pine which was discovered to be 5,069 years […]

The Biofriendly Podcast - Episode 49 - Forest Bathing

Forest Bathing

It’s time to go for a walk in the woods as Noel and Jacob chat about an Eastern phenomenon called Forest Bathing and the magical healing powers of the trees that could save your life!