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.
Sustainable Logging and the Cities of Wood
Construction’s environmental footprint is huge. That’s why architects and builders are looking toward using wood as a more sustainable choice! Now that might give you pause as to what that means for our planet’s forests, so that’s why this week we talk about sustainable logging, why balance is so important, and why we are your number one source for green knowledge and fart jokes.
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?
10 Best Ways to Keep Your House Cool During the Hot Summer Months
Summer is here and the heat is on. You could end up paying a small fortune in air conditioning costs to keep your house cool, especially if you live in a hot climate like California or Florida. However, soaring inflation means you need to pinch pennies more than ever — how can you reduce your […]
Nothing can stop nature
Inspiring to see two years of Lodgepole Pine growth after devastating forest fires in Northern Colorado. Lodgepole pines actually need heat to release the seeds in their cones.
Life finds a way
A lonely tree that stands at around 10-15 feet tall grows on the side of Stone Mountain State Park in North Carolina.
Pros and Cons of Having Trees in Your Garden
A well-kept, mature garden can boost the appeal of any home. For your own sense of enjoyment and relaxation, private outdoor space can work wonders since connecting to nature is known to be excellent for combatting stress, as well as improving mental health and wellbeing. If you’re thinking of selling your home, a gorgeous garden […]
The knotted branches of Strangler Fig tree (also known as Spider’s Web tree) taken in Nanning, Guangxi, China.
A droplet of water captures the lush green forest that surrounds it like nature’s snow globe.
As we celebrate our Thanksgiving holiday today in the United States, it’s a good time for us to reflect on all the things we are grateful for on this Earth. Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Biofriendly Planet!