ENVIRONMENT Mountain ash trees growing on the Australian island of Tasmania are the tallest flowering trees in the world. They are not quite the tallest trees of any kind, however—that record belongs to the coast redwoods of California. But that might be because things have been skewed against the mountain ash. (BBC) Use our resources to learn more about the tallest trees in the world. … Continue reading Are the Tallest Trees in Tasmania?
This blog post was written by Justine Kendall, National Geographic Education staff. We’re sharing National Geographic staff and friends’ stories about nature to celebrate the Great Nature Project. To share your own nature photos of plants and animals with National Geographic, visit greatnatureproject.org. What is Great Nature? To some of our explorers it’s a very, very close-up picture of a snake. To others it’s a regal … Continue reading #GreatNature: Celebrate Your Neighbors this September