Greenspace: The fifth element – seeing the trees for themselves

The Australia Register of Significant Trees incorporates trees on scientific, social, historic and aesthetic grounds and provides an online nomination process; and proposals for new candidates are welcomed by the Trust.

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Seeing through wood: the tree of life

Across diverse environments trees achieve fantastic feats of persistence in the face of tidal and freshwater inundation, drought, fire and cold. In benign situations trees, supported by wood, reach massive proportions and are the largest living creatures on Earth.

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