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Here is my first round-up of tree news articles from around the world in 2020. Click on each of the pictures if you would like to read the full stories.

Giant tribute to green activists

A eucalyptus tree in Tasmania has been named after Greta Thunberg, reports SBS News…

All hands to the pruning of giant yew

Volunteers took part in the annual prune of the Great Yew at the National Trust’s Shugborough Estate in Staffordshire, reports the Express and Star…

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Here is my final round-up of tree news articles from around the world in 2019. Click on each of the pictures if you would like to read the full stories.

Frankincense trees are being tapped out

The National Geographic reports on a threat to supplies of fragrant Frankincense resin in Somaliland…

Appeal supports tree eco-therapy

As part of Trees for Life’s Rewild and Recover programme, refugees as well as people coping with poor mental health or homelessness can plant native saplings, helping the charity to rewild 10,000 acres of the Highlands. This is one of the charities supported by a Guardian appeal…

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Here is another round-up of tree news articles from around the world. Click on each of the pictures if you would like to read the full stories.

Cleaning time for 330-million-year-old tree

This summer saw a long-awaited clean-up for the fossil tree at the Natural History Museum in London…

100 years of the Forestry Commission

Countryfile celebrates 100 years of the Forestry Commission…

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Here is another round-up of tree news articles from around the world. Click on each of the pictures if you would like to read the full stories.

Monsieur Plant makes tree hugging an art

Botanical artist Christophe Guinet — known as Monsieur Plant — has installed a ‘human-vegetable’ work entitled Tree Hug in Annecy, France, reports Design Boom…

House made of cork is shortlisted for prize

Shortlisted for the 2019 Stirling prize, a house in Eton, UK, at the vanguard of ‘corkitecture’ is broadening ideas of sustainable construction, says The Guardian…

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Here is another round-up of tree news articles from around the world. Click on each of the pictures if you would like to read the full stories.

See the world’s oldest trees by starlight

PHOTOGRAPH BY BETH MOON

Beth Moon slept under ancient baobabs and waited out the clouds to photograph Earth’s arboreal beauty at night – they are showcased by National Geographic…

Palace oaks offered to restore Notre Dame

Scone Palace in Scotland has offered to donate its oak trees to help rebuild the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris recently ravaged by fire, reports the Courier…

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Here is another round-up of tree news articles from around the world. Click on each of the pictures if you would like to read the full stories.

Plea to solve Welsh beach ‘coin tree’ mystery

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The BBC tells the tale of a couple who have asked for help to solve the mystery of how a coin-studded tree trunk appeared on a South Wales beach…

‘Never randomise the placement of trees’

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Arch Daily has a thought-provoking article on the elements of landscape design and tree layouts…

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Here is another round-up of tree news articles from around the world. Click on each of the pictures if you would like to read the full stories.

Wanaka tree is star of Instagram

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A partially submerged willow tree standing alone in Lake Wanaka, New Zealand, has become an Instagram celebrity – See The South Island finds out what all the fuss is about…

Picture contest celebrates oaks

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Check out all the winners of the International Garden Photographer of the Year Action Oak competition. This is Oak Sunrise by Alan Price…

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