Thursday, January 21, 2021

How do Trees Survive Winter?

My house plants died just by being in the one room in the house without a heat vent. So how do trees survive when everything else turns to ice? According to this presentation by Minute Earth, trees have evolved several adaptations to cold weather. If they hadn’t, we’d wouldn’t have been able to live in cold climates, either because trees give us both shelter building materials and heating fuel. And maple syrup, too! -(via Digg)

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