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London Tree Map | London City Hall
"The map shows the locations and species information for over 700,000 trees. The recent London iTree report estimated that there are over eight million trees in London, so the map is only a partial illustration of trees in London."
trees  london  maps  via:james 
december 2016 by kevan
Sentinel Trees as a Tool to Forecast Invasions of Alien Plant Pathogens
"To determine the potential invasive fungi, a sentinel trees plot was established in Fuyang, China, using healthy seedlings of European tree species."
trees  pestilence  science 
may 2015 by kevan
The Oldest Living Things in the World — R a c h e l ⋅ S u s s m a n
"Since 2004 I’ve been researching, working with biologists, and traveling the world to photograph continuously living organisms 2,000 years old and older."
trees  history  photography  via:viv 
may 2014 by kevan
Prehistoric forest arises in Cardigan Bay after storms strip away sand | UK news | The Guardian
"The skeletal trees are said to have given rise to the local legend of a lost kingdom, Cantre'r Gwaelod, drowned beneath the waves. The trees stopped growing between 4,500 and 6,000 years ago, as the water level rose and a thick blanket of peat formed."
trees  history  wales  weather 
february 2014 by kevan
Cellphone Towers Disguised as Trees Are a Puzzling Attempt at Aesthetics | Raw File |
"South African photographer Dillon Marsh‘s compact photo series (all 12 Invasive Species images featured here) is a meditation on the weird, and small, variations of design in tree cellphone towers."
trees  phones  illusions 
april 2013 by kevan
Can We Please Stop Drawing Trees on Top of Skyscrapers? | ArchDaily
"Life for city trees is hard enough on the ground. I can’t imagine what it’s like at 500 feet, where nearly every climate variable is more extreme than at street level."
trees  architecture  delusions 
march 2013 by kevan
Nordlandsbanen: minute by minute, season by season
"Following the success of the world’s longest live documentary, Hurtigruten minute by minute, the Telemak Canal and Bergensbanen minute by minute, the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation set out to film the Nordland Railway as well. [The route was filmed] once every season, to show the different weather conditions and the great changes in nature’s expression from summer to autumn, and winter to spring."
transport  norway  video  trees 
january 2013 by kevan » One year in one image
365 photos of a forest combined into one, one column of pixels per day. "You can clearly see that we have a pretty long winter and a decent summer here in Oslo, Norway."
photography  time  trees  via:webb 
january 2011 by kevan
Tale of Tales ||T|h|e||E|n|d|l|e|s|s||F|o|r|e|s|t||
Finally got around to having a go at this, possibly a bit late, or at the wrong time - not enough others around for any interesting emergence. Nice to just explore and experiment without reading any instructions, though.
mmorpgs  games  art  mammals  trees 
june 2006 by kevan - poster child mario question blocks!
Build your own cardboard question-mark bonus blocks, to hang from bits of scenery in the real world.
games  construction  trees  secrets  art  via:riana 
june 2005 by kevan
Boing Boing: Sign-swallowing trees of Spain
Tree-mounted roadsigns being submerged by layers of bark, over years.
trees  signs 
february 2005 by kevan
Wikipedia: Conkers
"The first recorded game of conkers using horse chestnuts was on the Isle of Wight in 1848. Until then, children used snail shells or hazelnuts."
cheating  children  games  trees  snails 
october 2004 by kevan
BBC NEWS | Bored artists paint dead tree red
"A pair of artists in Surrey have painted a dead oak tree bright red just for something to do."
art  dereliction  pointless  trees  wood  paint 
october 2004 by kevan
Camouflaged plastic tree mobile-phone masts - there are over 32,000 in the US.
cheating  phones  technology  trees 
september 2004 by kevan

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