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Taiwan’s tree man

With his blue stetson and thick grey jacket, Lai Pei-yuan looks like a modern-day cowboy, but rather than raising cattle, he grows trees. Sources: Australian Network News, ABC
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Christmas tree is a monster

To millions of people, the Christmas tree is a cheerful sight. To scientists who decipher the DNA codes of plants and animals, it’s a monster. Apart from their Yuletide popularity, they play big roles in the lumber industry and in healthy forest ecosystems. Source: Grand Forks Herald
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Giant eucalyptus a rainforest tree

Australia’s giant eucalyptus trees, the tallest flowering plants on earth, should be classified as a species of rain forest tree, a new study reports. This was the conclusion drawn by David Bowman, a forest ecologist at the University of Tasmania. Source: The New York Times
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