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Autumn or fall scene where trees and shrubs are showing reds, oranges and pink colours. By 360onhistory.com

The Colours of Autumn and Why Leaves Fall

Why do leaves fall and what is the reason we can see the purples, reds, oranges, yellows, and browns in winter?

Sugar maple with dark orange leaves

Podcast Episode 55 l The Colours of Autumn and Falling of Leaves

From the Archives: Why do leaves fall and what is the reason we can see the purples, reds, oranges, yellows, and browns in winter? We talk about the colours of autumn and the falling leaves that prece...

Two people standing between the V-shaped valley between two hills, which are covered with moss. Dylan Shaw/Unsplash

Moss is a lot more vital to Earth’s ecosystems than previously thought

Mosses are some of the oldest land plants. They are found all over the world. A new study says it is a lot more vital to Earth's ecosystems than previously thought.

Upward image of a group of trees from below. The trees rise up towards the sky to converge at the top. By Arnaud Mesureur on Unsplash

What was the key to the spread of plant life on land?

YSE-led research has discovered the answer to a 100-year-old paleontology mystery — how early plants emerged from their watery habitats to grow on land through changes to their vascular systems.

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