How to navigate using Plants Page 2

The Wedge Effect

My thanks to Malcolm Pinches for sending in these great examples of the 'wedge effect' from the Isle of Eigg in the Scottish Inner Hebrides. For a full description of this effect and how to use it to navigate see The Walker's Guide to Outdoor Clues & Signs (UK) /…

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Cook Pines lean towards the equator

Researchers have discovered that Cook pine trees lean towards the equator, regardless of where in the world they grow. There will always be more light on average in the direction of the equator. More details on the New Scientist website. Photo credit: Johns et al., Ecology (2017)

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