From the peaks of the Appalachians to a wave of Belgian plantations and the Louisiana shoreline, we explore how the age-old holiday tradition of tree decoration intertwines with the environment.
O Christmas tree, o climate change
1:45 - holiday trees in Bloomington
6:45 - Al Eernisse of Greene County Trees on farming today
12:00 - Lauren Wood of Virginia Commonwealth University on the fate of the Fraser fir 19:30 - story about bird assemblages on Christmas tree plantations, featuring Robin Gailly of Liège University
23:45 - Karen Zraick of The New York Times on the real vs. artificial debate
30:30 - Bev Banks of E&E News on recycling trees to save the wetlands