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9,500-Year-Old Tree Found in Sweden Is The World’s Oldest Tree

The world’s oldest tree, a 9,500-year-old Norwegian Spruce named “Old Tjikko,” after Professor Leif Kullman’s Siberian husky, continues to grow in Sweden. Discovered in 2004 by Kullman, professor of Physical Geography at Umeå University, the age of the tree was determined using carbon-14 dating. “During the ice age sea level was 120 meters lower than today and much of what is now the

4K time gate nature scenery captured in national parks and reserves below (Chile and Argentina)

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Turtles Come Back To Indian Beach For The First Time In 20 Years After World’s Biggest Clean Up, Prove We Can Make A Difference

We are all very much aware of the suffering that we, as human beings, impose on the other species that inhabit our planet. Habitat destruction, over-exploitation, climate change and the introduction of invasive species have all contributed to what is rapidly becoming a sixth ‘mass extinction,’ and this time it’s all down to us. But what if we could successfully undo some of this damage, a

15 of the Most Wonderful Trees in The World

Trees are one of those things that are usually just outside of our awareness. They’re so common, and always ‘just there,’ that sometimes we fail to really notice them, and to admire their beauty. The following trees are too beautiful to ignore, however. Just take a peak at these 16 most unusual and stunning trees the earth has to offer. How do I love thee, tree? Let me count the ways;

Almost 40 Years Ago A 16-Year-Old Started Planting A Tree Every Day On A Remote Island, And Now It’s Unrecognizable

The largest river island in the world, Majuli, may disappear. Over the last 70 years, Majuli has shrunk by more than half and there are concerns it will be submerged in the next 20 years. The island is under constant threat due to the extensive soil erosion on its banks. The reason for this is thought to be the large embankments built in towns up the Brahmaputra river to protect them during the mo

No one has been able to capture this 3,200-year-old tree in one image before – until now. Incredible!

California’s redwood forests are known for their gigantic trees, but one magnificent tree in particular really stands out. On the western slopes of the Sierra Nevada Mountains stands the world’s third largest tree in terms of volume. Locals call it “The President.” “The President” is far from being the world’s tallest tree, but still, it measures 247 feet (75 m) tall. I

Amazing Places To Visit – Switzerland

Switzerland, the country that boasts of unparalleled natural beauty, is one of the primary tourist destinations in the world. Switzerland is one of the most beautiful places on earth – its home to lakes, picturesque mountains, tiny walled medieval towns, soaring peaks, beautiful churches, and endless green fields you want to run through.

I Photographed Ilulissat In Greenland, A Town Of Surreal Landscapes

I’ve been going to Greenland for years, and one of my favourite towns to visit is Ilulissat, famous for its surreal landscapes, where small colourful houses are surrounded by countless icebergs. There is one area there that I find particularly attractive – Ilulissat Icefjord. In summertime, I love coming there at around midnight, sit down with a thermos full of hot coffee and listen to the

Swiss Village To Give $70,000 To Families Willing To Move In, And Here’s How Life Looks There

Looking for a change of scenery? If a utopic, picturesque mountainside village in Switzerland sounds like your cup of tea, you’re in luck. The small village of Albinen, in the stunning Canton of Valais, is now offering families handsome sums of money to move to their remote community, and we just have one question – would you? Albinen is a quiet, peaceful town with spectacular alpine views,

This Village Without Roads Is Straight Out Of A Fairytale Book

1. 9 If you ever wanted to live your own fairy-tale, you may want to consider moving to the village Giethoorn. Also known as “Venice of the Netherlands”, this magical village founded around 1230 is the kind most people could only dream of… It has no roads or any modern transportation at all, only canals. Well, and 176 bridges too. Tourists have to leave their cars outside of the vill