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Burned to a Stump, a Tree Older Than Jesus is Replaced by its Clone

A 3,500-year-old tree burned to the ground by a Florida woman, only to be rescued by a cloning experiment long forgotten.

Last winter, 26-year-old Sarah Barnes crawled into the hallowed base of the "Senator," a Florida Bald Cypress tree, historic landmark, and beloved icon.

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Feast Your Eyes: A Tree Made from Sausages

Vintage photos from a food and agriculture trade show capture today's innovations—vertical farming and fruit-vending machines—yesterday.


This tree made of sausages was "the main attraction" at the 1976 "Internationale Grüne Woche" exhibition in Berlin. The trade show, which still takes place at the end of January every year, bills itself as the world's biggest fair for food, agriculture, and horticulture.

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Submissions: GOOD Reader's Favorite Trees

A collaborative Picture Show created by none other than you, the GOOD community, about your favorite trees.

Early October, we asked you, the GOOD community, to help us create a Picture Show about your favorite trees. During the month, we received images that captured many aspects of trees, including old gnarled roots and branches in full bloom.

Unfortunately, we were unable to fit all of the entries into the slide show. But we did our best to select a handful that represents these incredible plants. (Captions by the photographers.) Above, we present to you the collaborative Picture Show created by none other than you, the GOOD community.

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