RETREET BLOG

RETREET is a kaleidoscopic group of bicycle and tree enthusiasts with strong backs, sharp minds, and big hearts who volunteer to replant communities whose trees have been lost to natural disaster.


 
SUNDAY SHOW & TELL
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The Fortingall Yew, a 5,000-year-old tree in Scotland, is changing from male to female. This year, for the first time, it produced berries instead of pollen. How is that possible? You'll have to read the story to find out!

THE SEX-CHANGING YEW (short article)

THE SEX-CHANGING YEW (short article)

Equally amazing is Red Bull's latest video with BMX cyclist Kriss Kyle. Travel deep into a series of optical illusions that are certain to boggle your mind.

KALEIDOSCOPE (video)

KALEIDOSCOPE (video)

As it turns out, humans have underestimated trees completely. Researches have found some amazing specimens among the estimated three trillion that populate the planet, and have noticed what some describe as signs of intelligent life. They argue that coming to a deeper understanding of their ways may even help us solve some of the toughest problems we currently face. A great read!

HUMANS UNDERESTIMATE TREES (article)

HUMANS UNDERESTIMATE TREES (article)