Meet The Mexican Muslim Tree Huggers

Green Prophet

Beginning as a meeting once upon a time in Mexico, Trees Give Life is the co-effort of Arif Malik and performing artist Mohammed Yahya. Green Prophet talks to the organisation founders about why they are planting trees for religion. Less than a year old, the Trees Give Life campaign began with a trip to Latin America , one of the latest parts of the underprivileged world to embrace the Muslim faith. ’ Green Prophet: How can we support Trees Give Life?

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Israelis Celebrate Tu B’Shvat – A Time for Planting, A time for Renewal.

Green Prophet

The holiday began as a “new year” for trees – a time when the tithing of fruits was determined. On Tu B’shvat 1890, a Rabbi took his students to plant trees in the agricultural colony of Zichron Yaakov. Besides numerous tree planting ceremonies, groups have publicized the holiday’s environmental significance. Trees provide a myriad number of “ecosystem services” in Israel. Thus, in addition to their ecological importance, trees are a symbol of renewal.

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Permaculture: a new Christmas tradition for my family

Green Living Ideas

This year, I’d like to suggest starting a new one that contains the wisdom of the ages, and is one of the greatest gifts you can give to the next generation: planting a tree. Don’t fret–it’s not the War on Christmas (trees), it’s just a great, enduring gift that you and your loved ones can enjoy both in the moment, and for a long time to come. Families have all sorts of traditions for the holidays.

National Tree Week 2016

Green (Living) Review

26th November to 4th December CHANGING VIEWS As National Tree Week – the UK’s biggest annual festival of trees – approaches, The Tree Council is encouraging everyone to consider how they can change views for the better by planting and celebrating trees. Across the country, views of the landscape are changing for the worse as more and more trees fall victim to invasive pests and diseases.

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Win It: Hello Green Tomorrow Reusable Water Bottle


With each purchase of the reusable water bottle, 100% of the net profits go straight to Avon’s Hello Green Tomorrow Fund, which plants trees in critically endangered forests of South America and Indonesia. These forests are vital to cleaning pollutant form the air and restoring them will help to bring a healthier tomorrow for future generations. Already, the Hello Green Tomorrow Fund has planted 2 million trees and restored more than 5,000 acres!

15 Strategies to Reduce Deforestation


80 percent of all terrestrial plants, insects, and animals call forests home. Trees help regulate the climate, filter water through their root system, capture dust particles and pollutants from the air and stabilize soils against erosion. Every day, we use resources that forests provide to us, such as timber, firewood, medicinal and edible plants. Adopt some of these strategies to help prevent the loss of more trees. Plant a tree. 1 Plant a tree.

Advantages and Disadvantages of Agroforestry Systems and Practices


Trees have always been important part of the countryside. When traveling through rural areas anywhere in the world you will see trees incorporated into the landscape. You will see orchards, scattered fruit trees in gardens, hedgerows separating fields, woodlands, or perhaps majestic oaks forming natural boundaries of meadows. These trees have been managed by us. They have been planted or left to grow with a purpose. Trees do so much for water.

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How Can You Help Prevent and Control Soil Erosion?


This not only undermines our ability to produce enough food in the future, but also destroys biodiversity and ecosystem services that were once in place but cannot be supported by the lifeless ‘dirt’ which remained behind. When it rains, soil organic matter stores just enough water to maintain moisture for plants until the next rain, while letting all excessive water pass through. Plant roots hold soil particles in place, leaves and plant bodies slow down rain and wind impact.

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: What Do the Three Rs Mean?


Reversing the trend of accelerating garbage accumulation is essential to the planet’s future, and reducing, reusing and recycling offers a comprehensive answer to an increasingly perplexing problem. You could do it through direct action, which might include something as simple as planting trees , or cleaning up local parks or roadsides. Reduce, reuse and recycle is a battle. cry for a new age of environmental awareness.

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Adopt-a-Tree to Green your Life and your Business!

Green Living Ideas

Adopt A Tree is passionate about developing environmental sustainability for future generations. They provide tree planting and marketing services to businesses that want to become greener, and individuals who want to dedicate trees to anything. Purchase trees for family, friend, lost ones, celebrations or just because you want to help the environment! Planting today for a better tomorrow! ” The Adopt a Tree team, hanging out.

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An Eco Christmas

Green Earth Journey

The Christmas Tree Debate: Real or Fake? Now, obviously buying a real tree is more environmentally friendly, if you dispose of it in an Eco friendly manner or plant it in the ground. And if you care for the tree well while it is in your home, making sure to keep it well watered so it does not turn into a fire hazard. We use an artificial Christmas tree. But artificial trees are non-renewable, non-recyclable and non-biodegradable plastic.

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Professor Wangari Maathai honoured with the 2nd International Green Awards™ Lifetime Achievement Award

Green (Living) Review

As it is the United Nations’ International Year of the Forests, it seemed fitting that the prestigious 2nd Lifetime Achievement Award be given to a woman who established perhaps the greatest tree planting initiative in the world - the Green Belt Movement. Professor Wangari Maathai went on to establish this movement, which has now planted over 45 million trees in Kenya.

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Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Find Me an Elm: Restoring America’s Iconic Tree Through Genetics

Nature Conservancy - Science

For elm trees. Marks, a floodplain ecologist for The Nature Conservancy’s Connecticut River program, is leading a research effort to restore populations of elms, once one of the most iconic and beloved trees in the eastern and midwestern United States. Restoring trees might seem simple: plant them and they will grow. It’s one of 21 elm tree restoration sites Marks is overseeing in four New England states, primarily located along the Connecticut River.

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An ECO Christmas

Green Earth Journey

The Christmas Tree Debate: Real or Fake? Now, obviously buying a real tree is more environmentally friendly, if you dispose of it in an Eco friendly manner or plant it in the ground. And if you care for the tree well while it is in your home, making sure to keep it well watered so it does not turn into a fire hazard.What if you are allergic?We We use an artificial Christmas tree. BUY A TREE WITH ROOTS AND PLANT!

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U-Haul Customers Give $1 Million to Charity Donations to The Conservation Fund

Green (Living) Review

Address Climate Change and Restore North America’s Forests by Michael Smith (Veshengro) PHOENIX, AZ, USA – June 2009 – U-Haul and The Conservation Fund on June 22, 2009 announced a major milestone in the effort to fight climate change and restore America’s forests with the donation of more than $1 million from U-Haul customers to The Conservation Fund’s Go Zero® program which plants trees to trap carbon dioxide emissions.

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State of the Conservancy

Conservancy Talk

By “all life,” we mean animal and plants, as we continue to be focused on biodiversity. Can we have it all—a future where people get the food, energy, and economic growth they need without sacrificing nature? We care about other species—animals and plants. We care about future generations. Looking into the baby’s eyes, he realized that as a TNC leader, he’s in the position to do something very important to protect his grandson’s future.

Climate Action: What Will it Take to Avert Disastrous Climate Change?

The Green Changemakers

We’re no longer talking about future generations; it’s about us. More to the point, the nations of the Global South will only be able to sign on to an agreement that allows them to secure food and an economic future for their citizens. Today, a 21st-century people’s movement is building, motivated by the climate crisis coupled with the opportunity for a clean-energy future.

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