Forest Canopy as Integral Part of Conservation and Biogeography at International Canopy Conference

Forest Canopy as Integral Part of Conservation and Biogeography at International Canopy Conference    Xishuangbanna, Yunnan, China 15-19 October 2023 The venue: Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Menglun, Xishuangbanna, China The canopy is the defining component of any forest ecosystem and harbors a large share

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TREE and Tree Planting

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While TREE does not participate directly in reforestation or afforestation projects, there are many organizations which do. Please consider visiting One Tree Planted ( or the Arbor Day Foundation ( for more information on planting trees and reforestation. TREE Foundation’s mission is focused on tree conservation, especially

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Meg Lowman Awarded The Explorers Medal

Meg Lowman, Executive Director of the TREE Foundation and founder of Mission Green, has been awarded The Explorers Medal for 2023 from The Explorers Club, a multidisciplinary, professional society dedicated to the advancement of field research, scientific exploration and resource conservation. Nicknamed the “real-life Lorax” by National

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10 Ways Canopy Walkways Help Save the Planet

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1) CLEANING THE ATMOSPHERE: Canopy walkways are typically constructed in heavily forested areas populated with mature trees. Trees, especially fully-grown mature trees, are literally the lungs of the Earth, without which all its beloved species of creatures, plus the human race, would ultimately wither and die. Trees

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Meg Lowman as Nat Geo Explorer Club Mentor

As part of her participation in the National Geographic Explorers Club Mentorship Match Program, TREE Foundation Executive Director Meg Lowman is mentoring Mai Fahmy. Mai is a Ph.D. candidate in Biological Sciences at Fordham University. Her research focuses on assessing biodiversity levels in Madagascar using leech-derived iDNA

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Celebrating ATREE 25th Anniversary

Watch this great video celebrating ATREE@25 — produced by ATREE, the Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment. The video includes lyrics and singing (in Kannada), and the tune is adapted from India’s National Anthem. TREE Foundation Executive Director Meg Lowman serves on the board

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