The trunk was large enough for an 18-meter long beam that will help support the weight of the spire.
This year, for the first time, TiME will acquire two plots of land in a single year: 500 acres in Brazil's Atlantic forest and 200 acres in the Dakatcha woodland in Kenya.
The medical team carried equipment about 1 km into the forest, evacuating the woman on a stretcher the entire way back before driving her to the hospital.
Heatwaves and dry-lightning coincided with drier conditions that climate scientists blame on global warming.
Wildfires sparked by extreme heatwaves this past weekend (Oct. 9-11) have destroyed hundreds of acres of forest in northern and central Israel.
In hardly any other country has planting trees changed the landscape and living conditions as much as it did in Israel last century. The question now is how to preserve the forests for the future.
The heat wave that began on Wednesday has continued to grow in intensity over the weekend, causing wildfires near Beit Shemesh.
It’s wonderful to hear the wind blowing through the leaves of the oak, cypress and acacia trees of the Yatir Forest, and with luck, you might even catch a glimpse of deer, elk and rabbits there.