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13 facts tagged with Tree Facts
In 1981, the Chinese government passed a resolution that makes it a duty of every citizen over the age of 11 to plant at least one tree per year.
Sharks have been around longer than trees.
‘Tree shaping’ is the art of growing trees and roots into things like bridges, chairs, “people trees”, ladders, fences, jungle gyms, tunnels, and, theoretically, could even be used to grow homes.
Columbia University has developed an artificial tree that passively soaks up carbon dioxide from the air using "leaves" that are 1,000 times more efficient than true leaves that use photosynthesis.
There is a “Fruit Salad Tree” which can grow up to 6 different types of fruit.
Forest growth in the US has exceeded harvest since the 1940’s. Today, we have more trees than any time in the past 100 years.
The 'Bicycle Tree', found near Brig o' Turk in Scotland, has consumed an entire bike that now hangs out of its bark.
An African Baobab tree in South Africa, known as Big Baobab, has a circumference of 154 feet and even has a bar inside the trunk that can fit 60 people.