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Giant Chestnut Tree Found in Maine Could Help Save a Near-Extinct Species

The discovery of the tallest Chestnut tree left in North America may mean new hope for an iconic species nearly wiped out by disease. Why...
Chestnut tree, circa 1900

Mighty American Chestnut Tree Poised for Comeback Thanks to New Science

It is now more than a century since the American chestnut tree - once 4 billion strong and towering over East Coast forests -...
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Reviving American Chestnut Trees Can Slow Climate Change

Introduction of a new hybrid of the American chestnut tree would not only bring back the all-but-extinct species, but also put a dent...

Chestnut Tree Poised for Comeback

A CS Monitor story hails the revival of the majestic American Chestnut tree, which was largely wiped out by a fungus in the early...
Photo by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Nathan Klaus, a senior wildlife biologist with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, stands beside a rare American chestnut tree he spotted in Georgia

One in a Million Chestnut Tree Discovered

In an amazing discovery in Georgia, a small patch of American Chestnut trees, which were largely wiped out due to a quick-spreading fungus in...
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Under the Spreading Chestnut Tree

When the Europeans arrived in North America every fourth tree in the Eastern deciduous forest was an American Chestnut Castanea dentata. They were massive:...

Good News in History, March 17

100 years ago today, Nat King Cole was born. A jazz pianist and vocalist, he dropped out of high school in Chicago to pursue...

Toucan Injured On A Road Gets 3D Printed Beak (WATCH)

Tuc Tuc would not have been able to survive in the wild without his lower beak.

80% of New England Forests, Once Cleared for Farmland, Have Come Back

Trees have made a stunning comeback across New England, branching out to take over millions of acres of former farmland, and leading to a...

These Five Kids Will Restore Your Faith in the Future, If Nothing Else Can

2015 has been an amazing year for kids who have taught us a lot about generosity, kindness, and selflessness. These five young people have definitely...

9-Year-Old Boy Uses Birthday Money to Save Racehorse On Death Row

  Most kids spend their birthday money on toys and games, but 9-year-old Brandon Heyman of Ontario, Canada decided to use it to save a...
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Great Natural Remedies: 16 Herbs for Your Medicine Cabinet

Scientific studies come and go. But there is evidence that accumulates slowly over many years that support often ancient claims that herbs can provide...
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Anne Frank’s Tree, Now Dying, Still Inspires Hope and New Life

Three times in Anne Frank's widely read diary, the young Holocaust victim wrote about a tree. She could see it from the attic window...