Laws against bamboo in Pennsylvania

Laws against bamboo in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is the latest scene of a controversy concerning local laws against bamboo. It’s another example of how bamboo’s remarkable sustainability can become problematic. In the township of Lower Merion, community members have acted to enforce the...
Running bamboo: Why must you run?

Running bamboo: Why must you run?

Bamboo has a well-deserved reputation for being one of the fastest-growing plants on earth. Indeed, some tropical varieties can grow more than a meter a day in the growing season. Pull up a cozy chair and you can actually watch it grow. Running bamboo has earned a...