Posts Tagged ‘trees’

Jane Goodall Promises to Plant 5 Million Trees in 2020

(TT) — Dr. Jane Goodall, the primatologist who is widely considered to be the world’s foremost expert on chimpanzees, has recently announced plans to plant five million trees this year. Goodall has partnered with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to help the group with its 1 Trillion Trees Campaign. In a statement on her website, Goodall […]

Climate-based courting: Trees take note of climate when establishing symbiotic relationships

(Natural News) Plants such as trees form symbiotic relationships with bacteria and fungi in the soil, with the latter helping capture nutrients and minerals from the environment. In turn, the tree shares some of the food that it produces using the energy of the sun with these bacteria and fungi. Now, a study published in […]

Top 10 World’s Most Exotic And Amazing Trees

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New Bill Seeks to Commit US to Planting 3.3 Billion Trees Every Year

Emma Fiala, The Mind Unleashed Waking Times At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland would leaders addressed various ways to combat climate change and help the environment. It was there that U.S. President Donald Trump committed to the Trillion Trees initiative. A bill is currently being drafted by Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Arkansas) that would set in stone the […]

Madacascar Is Planting 60 Million Trees in Ambitious Drive Inspired by Its President

Malavika Vyawahare, Mongabay Waking Times Madagascar has embarked on its most ambitious tree-planting drive yet, aiming to plant 60 million trees in the coming months. The island nation celebrates 60 years of independence this year, and the start of the planting campaign on Jan. 19 marked one year since the inauguration of President Andry Rajoelina, […]

The End of Coffins – Organic Burial Pods Turn Bodies Into Trees

When a funeral pops into a conversation, everyone’s first thoughts are sadness, of course, along with coffins, tombstones, large graveyards, etc. For the most part, these are completely normal things associated with death and funeral proceedings. However, a company called Capsula Mundi is experimenting with a unique burial method that effectively turns the deceased into […]

Peru Vows to Plant One Million Trees Around Machu Picchu to Preserve Iconic Incan Citadel

(TMU) — The treasured archaeological region of Machu Picchu, home to the iconic citadel of South America’s great Incan civilization, is soon going to receive major protection in the form of one million new trees. Peru’s President Martin Vizcarra pledged last week that the celebrated UNESCO World Heritage site, which spans 86,000 acres (35,000 hectares) in the […]

Lemurs Are the World’s Most Endangered Mammals, but Planting Trees Can Help Save Them

(CONVERSATION) — The island of Madagascar off the southeastern coast of Africa hosts at least 12,000 plant species and 700 vertebrate species, 80% to 90% of which are found nowhere else on Earth. Isolated for the last 88 million years and covering an area approximately the size of the northeastern United States, Madagascar is one of […]

A mysterious disease is striking American beech trees

   A mysterious disease is starting to kill American beeches, one of eastern North America’s most important trees, and has spread rapidly from the Great Lakes to New England. But scientists disagree about what is causing the ailment, dubbed beech leaf disease. Some have recently blamed a tiny leaf-eating worm introduced from Asia, but others […]

Heavy snow in southeastern France downs trees, kills 1, knocks out power to 200,000 households

   Large snowfall in southeastern France led to a disruption of electricity supply to about 200,000 households, media reported early on Friday. The power cuts were registered in the departments of Drome, Ardeche, Isere and Rhone, the BFMTV broadcaster reported, citing electricity supplier Enedis. Enedis said that the power cuts had been caused by ruptured […]

Turkey: ‘Breathe for the future’ campaign plants 11 million trees

Some 11 million trees were planted simultaneously across Turkey on Monday as part of a campaign for a greener future. The planting ceremonies began at 11:11 AM (08:11 GMT) as President Erdogan announced he intended it to be a yearly tradition on National Forestation Day, in Ankara. A reported 340,000 saplings were planted in […]

Earth Has "Lost More Than Half Its Trees" Since Humans First Started Cutting Them Down

The planet of the trees has given way to the planet of the apes. The Earth has lost more than half of its trees since humans first learned how to wield the axe, scientists have found. A remarkable study has calculated that there are about 3 trillion trees on the planet today but this represents […]

They’re in the trees! Is there anyone left that the FBI doesn’t consider a terrorist?

“Anarchist extremists” are targeting US government entities in Arizona, according to a memo circulated by the FBI’s Phoenix office that was published by Yahoo News earlier this week. These dangerous miscreants are “increasingly arming themselves and using lethal force to further their goals and in confrontations with ideologically opposed groups,” the agency warns – with […]

Michigan Inmates Plant 1,000 ‘Happy Little Trees’ in State Parks to Honor Bob Ross

Elias Marat, TMU Waking Times Let’s face it—ever since painter and television host Bob Ross passed away in 1995, America hasn’t been the same place it once was. Now we’re not 100 percent certain that the social fabric of the United States began to fray when the public television star disappeared from the airwaves, but […]

They’re in the trees! Is there anyone left that the FBI doesn’t consider a terrorist?

“Anarchist extremists” are targeting US government entities in Arizona, according to a memo circulated by the FBI’s Phoenix office that was published by Yahoo News earlier this week. These dangerous miscreants are “increasingly arming themselves and using lethal force to further their goals and in confrontations with ideologically opposed groups,” the agency warns – with […]

They’re in the trees! Is there anyone left that the FBI doesn’t consider a terrorist?

“Anarchist extremists” are targeting US government entities in Arizona, according to a memo circulated by the FBI’s Phoenix office that was published by Yahoo News earlier this week. These dangerous miscreants are “increasingly arming themselves and using lethal force to further their goals and in confrontations with ideologically opposed groups,” the agency warns – with […]

Ireland Pledges to Plant 440 Million Trees Over the Next 20 Years

John Vibes, The Mind Unleashed Waking Times With deforestation finally being recognized as a serious environmental issue internationally, efforts are underway across the world to help reverse this disastrous trend. Officials in Ireland recently pledged to plant twenty-two million trees every year in the country over the next 20 years, with a target goal of 440 million […]

Fire Resistant Coconut Husks Can Replace Wood and Save Millions of Trees

by John Vibes, Guest writer According to a study published in Nature, 15.3 billion trees are chopped down every year, and roughly 46% of the world’s trees have been cleared over the past 12,000 years. For most manufacturing, wood is not even necessary anymore, but unfortunately, humans have been slow to develop alternatives. A Dutch […]

Long-term food independence: Fruit trees are a critical prep before SHTF

(Natural News) Are you making prepping plans for food independence over the long term? Plant fruit trees at your home and bug-out shelter to serve as a source of sustenance when SHTF. The typical fruit tree looks pretty enough that even the strictest neighborhoods will not mind if preppers plant them. Planting […]

Couple Replant Two Millions Trees to Restore a Destroyed Forest, Animals Return

August 6th, 2019 By Amelia Harris Staff Writer for Wake Up World Mother Nature definitely has a way of evening the score…taking back what’s hers. And we love that about her! Every single thing on this Earth, be it a plant or animal, mineral or bacteria, even the air we breathe, plays a part in […]

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