This century-old abandoned ship now hosts a floating forest

Sydney's Homebush Bay is home to many a broken and forgotten ship, but at least one of those derelict boats still houses a bit of life. The SS Ayrfield, long decommissioned, has a mangrove forest growing from its corpse. » 5/18/13 4:00pm 5/18/13 4:00pm

A Cthulhulian tree that could scrub greenhouse gases out of the air

The common mangrove, a tree that grows along most of the world's coastlines, could help us battle climate change. These trees usually live in tidal zones, and their tenticular networks of roots are revealed at low tide. » 4/04/11 4:53pm 4/04/11 4:53pm