THE PHENOMENON OF “CROWN SHYNESS” WHERE TREES AVOID TOUCHING

Crown shyness is a naturally occurring phenomenon in some tree species where the upper most branches in a forest canopy avoid touching one another. via The Phenomenon of “Crown Shyness” Where Trees Avoid Touching — ALK3R

BIALOWIEZA: EUROPE’S LAST PRIMEVAL FOREST

Before the arrival of humans, much of northeastern Europe was covered by primeval forests that stretched for thousands of kilometers across the European plains. via Bialowieza: Europe’s Last Primeval Forest — ALK3R