Trees and their stories

Beautifully written article

Over three trillion trees live on planet Earth, and yet we know so few of their stories. Of course all trees play an important role—purifying the air, hosting the feathered and the furry, teaching kids (and kids at heart) how to climb—but some have spent more time doing these things than others. Quiver trees, for example, can live up to 300 years, oaks can live a thousand years, and bristlecone pines and yews can survive for millennia
Read more:
http://proof.nationalgeographic.com/2016/03/24/these-ancient-trees-have-stories-to-tell/?utm_source=NatGeocom&utm_medium=Email&utm_content=pom_20160327&utm_campaign=Content&utm_rd=1650780942

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