This Amazing Tree Grows Over 40 Different Kinds of Fruit.

Sam Van Aken is a sculptor and professor at the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University. He has used a wide variety of media to produce his art, with a series of trees among his most recent. One of Van Aken’s most impressive creations is the aptly named Tree of 40 Fruit. […]

Incredible Natural Phenomena Wonders In the World

Nature never ceases to amaze! There are many natural phenomena produced by nature around our planet that are truly wonderful and awe-inspiring. We want to show you some examples of these. Great blue hole The Great Blue Hole is a large submarine sinkhole (or a blue hole) off the coast of Belize. The hole is circular […]

The Oldest Living Trees in the World Have Survived for Centuries

Trees are not only incredibly beautiful but also sturdy and tough creatures. They survive historical events and climate changes. In some cases, they witness the rise and fall of entire civilizations, surviving for millennia. In this post, we will discover some of the oldest trees on earth. Methuselah If you think at beaches and sun […]

Pine tree: Symbolism, Information and Planting Instructions

Pine tree symbolism Pine trees are cultural symbols all around the world! Going back centuries, these special trees have a role in numerous cultures and folklore tales. For Native Americans, they represent wisdom and longevity. To other cultures, they represent fertility and life. A long time ago, in Northern Europe, pine trees (or firs) were […]

Oak Tree: Symbolism, Information and Planting Instructions

Symbolism of the Mighty Oak The Oak tree is one of the most loved trees in the world, and with good reason. It’s a symbol of strength, morale, resistance and knowledge.  Throughout history, the Oak has been represented in different mythologies and sometimes linked to powerful gods (in Greek mythology it was a symbol of […]

The Most Amazing Forests Found All Over The World

Summer is coming (at least in the northern hemisphere) and holidays are getting close. Here at Bios Urn we love green life and we decided to suggest some of the best forests around the world as possible spots for your next dream travel, or to discover new places. Amazon Rainforest – because Amazon before being known as […]

Ginkgo Biloba is a living fossil and has been on earth for 270 million years

Its name Ginkgo biloba – also known as ” silver apricot ” in Chinese because of the colour of its fruits, “forty-crowns tree” (for the price paid by the French botanist Pétigny for a sample of ginkgo in 1788) , the “tree of peace” or the “tree of longevity”. The name ginkgo is due to […]