In a New Census, Trees Rule the Planet

Green Prophet

To compare the biomass of bacteria to plankton to that of termites, trees, animals and humans, they evaluated carbon units, for each group – measured in gigatons. Nature treesWhat are the most abundant animals on Earth? How do plants stack up against fungi, animals or bacteria?

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Time to eat trees? Change the planet with Agroforestry

Green Prophet

Agroforestry, the practice of trees on farms, offers one of the most effective methods for addressing these interrelated challenges. Launching the Congress will be Sustainable Agriculture, a Food Issue: Trees on our Plates, an exploration of the ways agroforestry practices can, and do, positively influence agricultural practices and as a result the food we eat. The global community faces unprecedented challenges due to climate change and unsustainable farming and land use practices.

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To tree or not to tree, that is the question

Green (Living) Review

Often it is reckoned that a real tree is better than an artificial one for reasons that the latter is made from oil-based materials, often, and thus has a serious impact on the environment. Natural Christmas trees, however, also are not without an impact on the environment and the Planet.

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Monkey puzzles: an iconic tree under threat

Green (Living) Review

The monkey puzzle tree is under threat in its native Chile, but UK gardeners can help. Robbie Blackhall-Miles explains how Listen to Robbie Blackhall-Miles talk about monkey puzzles in our new podcast on trees I sat in a state of dismay as I read about the forest fires threatening Chile.

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The trees are called Standing People

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The trees are called Standing People, by the Native Americans, and we should perceive them in the same way, because they are our teachers. The roots of the trees go deep into our Mother Earth, and their branches reach for the sunlight high in the sky.

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Science proves hugging trees is good for health

Green (Living) Review

It has now been confirmed by science, according to some writers, that hugging trees can beneficially affect human health by altering vibrational frequency. Contrary to popular belief, hugging – or even just being in the vicinity of – a tree can boost one’s health in several ways.

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Imagine… A World Without Trees

Green Prophet

A UK-based scientist has removed trees from world famous works of art to highlight the threat of deforestation. What if there were no more trees? What would world famous works of art look like without trees? Lifestyle & Culture deforestation environmental art trees UK

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How we can Save the Planet with Loving-Kindness: an Earth Day Meditation.

Elephant Journal

If you're hurting over the state of the planet and don't know where to begin, you can always begin with loving-kindness and this Earth Day-inspired meditation. Enlightened Society Green Health & Wellness Non New-Agey Spirituality awareness carbon footprint caring change Earth earth-day eco ecological green happiness healing health loving-kindness maitri Meditate meditation mindfulness mother nature nature passion planet safety save the planet self love trees

Would You Rather? No More False Choices Between People and the Planet

Nature Conservancy - Science

Would you rather save babies or trees? Would you rather be covered in fur or scales? This kind of stark dilemma can be an entertaining conversation starter at a party, but it should not be the entry point we […]. Ideas Climate Health & Nature TNC Science

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8 alternative Christmas trees green up your holiday!

Green Prophet

Celebrate Christmas without a tree? You’ll save a tree, save the planet , and save money too. No need to “tree up” since we weren’t staying home, which meant the run-up to the day was fairly Scrooge-like in terms of decor.

Earth Day, Celebrating our Planet

Green Home Blog

And what; you don’t want to be wearing your best slacks when your Earth Day leaders take you on a tree-planting expedition! If you’re single, the tree you plant may not be the only thing blooming this summer.

The “Edible Gardens” that will help Restore our Planet’s Ecosystem. {Infographic}

Elephant Journal

You can think of them as edible gardens constructed out of perennial woody crops (fruit and nut trees, berry bushes, fruiting vines) in the form of a forest. Enlightened Society Green Health & Wellness ecosystem edible garden elephant magazine environment environmental footprint environmental impact food forest green regenerative agriculture save the planet

How Tree-Hugging, Plastic-Hating, Planet-Loving Warriors tackle Shame & Embarrassment.

Elephant Journal

As I got to the table—proud of myself for my choice—the manager approached me, and proceeded to yell at me. He didn’t ask what I was doing, or tell me that I couldn’t use my own container. He only repeatedly yelled that I was stealing his. Academy Apprentice/Audit Blogs Apprentice Thesis Conscious Consumerism Editor's Picks Elephant Academy Enlightened Society Green eco eco-warrior environment green reduce reuse recycle single-use plastic takeout containers to go containers

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One Billion Trees: Expanding Global Forest Conservation

Conservancy Talk

By Bill Toomey, Conservation Science Lead for Plant a Billion Trees. One billion trees. . Even for someone who, everyday, deals with the science and mathematics around the question of how many trees can we plant to help save the planet, one billion is a hard number to comprehend.

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20 Quotes to Inspire Love for our Earth in those who don’t Hug Trees.

Elephant Journal

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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. Images:: Trees Give Life ©, flickr.

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Go Green with Fiber Optic Christmas Trees

Environmental News Network

Any fears we experience are likely concerned with the balance of our checking accounts on December 26th, or perhaps with the expense associated with lighting that Christmas tree for several weeks or heating all that hot water for our in-laws’ baths. By Guest Contributor: Ariel Nagel.

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Plant 1 Billion Trees: Remembering the Wangari Maathai. ~ Jenna Penielle Lyons {Video}

Elephant Journal

Wangari Maathai was the first African woman (and the first environmentalist) to win the Nobel Peace Prize.

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Can Robots and Artificial Intelligence Save the Planet?

Green Prophet

But how is the new era of technology really helping the world we live in and, moreover, how much of a role can it play in restoring the planet’s health? If one were to use the Earth’s water as an indicator of the planet’s health, the results would turn out to be quite alarming.

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A fortune for twelve trees

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) British government spent 400,000 GPB (USD 625,000) on twelve fig trees for the atrium of Portcullis House, the new “home” of the Members of Parliament.

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Heroines for the Planet: Tea Expert and Climate Change Scientist Selena Ahmed

Eco Chic

I am fascinated by trying to understand the socio-economic and political factors that variably influence these links to the natural world and, what we can learn as a society towards a sustainable planet.

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How Tree-Hugging, Plastic-Hating, Planet-Loving Warriors tackle Shame & Embarrassment.

Elephant Journal

As I got to the table—proud of myself for my choice—the manager approached me, and proceeded to yell at me. He didn’t ask what I was doing, or tell me that I couldn’t use my own container. He only repeatedly yelled that I was stealing his. Academy Apprentice/Audit Blogs Apprentice Thesis Conscious Consumerism Editor's Picks Elephant Academy Enlightened Society Green eco eco-warrior environment green reduce reuse recycle single-use plastic takeout containers to go containers

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Petition ‘The Lorax’ Speak for the Trees

Wend Magazine

“Currently, the movie website, trailer, and story summary have no mention of helping our planet! We must speak for the trees. Though Dr. Seuss advocated the preservation of trees in his book, it’s likely he would have favored a sustainable practice of planting and extraction, thoughtfully cultivating supply to meet reasonable demand.

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The 5 Easiest Things You Can Do to Save the Planet.

Elephant Journal

I pulled back the sheet that was covering my head and peered out at the tree tops. I woke up this morning and the day was so new that the light filtering in through my window was almost greenish. For a moment, before my brain fully reconnected with my body, I was struck with this [.].

The Christmas tree debate… real or fake?

Green Life Smart Life

I wondered if I had done something really wrong by cutting down my Christmas tree yesterday and decided to find out the truth, which is more eco-friendly, fake trees or real trees? Artificial trees have come a long way and do look more and more real every year, they have come a long way from when they were manufactured by a toilet brush company. The only thing really missing is that beautiful pine tree smell.

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CELEBRATE OUR PLANET!! Words of motivation from John Muir…

Wend Magazine

I hope you found a way to appreciate our planet, and as often as possible… Whether it’s the sea or the mountains, the desert or the prairie, a canyon or even the weeds in your backyard… the natural world has so much more to offer than monetized resources! HAPPY EARTH DAY!!

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‘Treetop Cat Rescue’ Is The Newest Animal Planet Show

Eccorazzi

Ever wanted to know more about the thrilling world of rescuing cats from tree tops? Starting May 30, Animal Read More The post ‘Treetop Cat Rescue’ Is The Newest Animal Planet Show appeared first on Ecorazzi. You’re in luck because now there’s a reality show about it. Animals Causes Entertainment Film/TV News Top News

How Pecan Trees (and others) Impact our Planet

Eco Friendly Daily

You might be surprised to find that they come from pecan trees, which are native to North America.These trees, which span from Illinois to Florida, can grow up to 100 feet tall and 80 feet wide. Pecan trees, like most other trees, offer significant importance and value to the planet.We all know that trees provide two essentials for life on Earth: food and oxygen. These days, you can buy pecan trees online or mix it up with various tree types.

The Billionaire on a Mission to Save the Planet From Trump

Green (Living) Review

TOM STEYER ISN’T your average California tree hugger. and whether Donald Trump could ever possibly, conceivably help save the planet. The former hedge fund manager—number 1,121 on Forbes’ wealthiest people list, with $1.61

Trees4Life Tell British Muslims To Plant Trees In Palestine And Reduce Waste

Green Prophet

Trees4Life , a British grassroots organisation has branched out as far as Palestine and Indonesia, to facilitate positive solutions to environmental problems in the form of tree-planting programs. Planting a tree is one of the simplest acts anyone can do to help support the environment.”

Sustainable forest management benefits people and the Planet

Green (Living) Review

This method, alas, does not work with coniferous woods needed for paper pulp production, as they do not grow back when cut at the base unlike many of the deciduous trees on our Planet.

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Encouraging planting trees will sequester carbon and conserve habitat

Green (Living) Review

" "Policymakers have tools to increase tree cover and limit urban sprawl, such as targeted taxes, incentives and zoning," he added. Foresters through the ages have known the importance of trees and their habitat for the Planet, even though they may not have expressed it, or been able to express this, in a scientific way. We need more trees, period! After all wood is made by trees and not in some factory. by Michael smith (Veshengro) Oh my G-d!

Spiders Go Fishing, Old Trees Dwindle & Icebergs Scrape Bottom

Nature Conservancy - Science

The demise of large old trees in cities …and why it matters. How will we water a parched planet ? Icebergs like this one on the Antarctic coast are increasing because of climate change.

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How Do Tree-Humpers Prevent Pregnancy?

Green Prophet

There are many options for family planning – including opting out of procreating altogether for the sake of an overcrowded Mother Earth – some that are better for peoples’ and the planet’s health , and others that are decidedly less so.

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Heroines for the Planet: Floral Artist Bess Wyrick

Eco Chic

Bess collaborated with national geographic photographer Laura Grier for this photo shoot in a tree farm. The post Heroines for the Planet: Floral Artist Bess Wyrick appeared first on Eco-Chick. Creative Arts art artist floral designer heroines for the planet local local flowers

Meth-Smoking Woman Burns Down 3,500-year-old Tree

Eccorazzi

Have you heard the one about the tree that survived over 3,500 year of everything the planet could throw its way only to succumb to the idiocy of a woman Read More. Causes Environment Featured News

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Cleaner Cookstoves for a Cooler Planet

Green Prophet

Cleaning up these emissions may be the fastest, cheapest way to cool the planet.” Cutting down trees for fuel causes natural habitats to dry up, forests to disappear and soil to erode.”. Nearly 3 billion people lack safe and efficient cooking gear.

Mason jar salads: cheap eats for a healthier planet

Green Prophet

She’s also insistent on sustainable packaging (the little green prophet didn’t fall far from the tree), so cling-film wrapped leftovers don’t make it onto her lunch menu. My kid is hell-bent on healthy eating.

Heroines for the Planet: Tea Expert and Climate Change Scientist Selena Ahmed

Eco Chic

I am fascinated by trying to understand the socio-economic and political factors that variably influence these links to the natural world and, what we can learn as a society towards a sustainable planet.

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Captain Planet Spoof Features Don Cheadle Going Crazy (NSFW)

Eccorazzi

With the recent announcement of a live action “Captain Planet&# movie in development, this hilarious spoof by FunnyOrDie.com could not have been any better well timed. Captain Planet’s warning at the end is particularly worth heading.

UN Plans To Plant Seven Billion Trees By End Of 2009

Eco Friendly Daily

Trees help give us oxygen! Naturally, with that nugget of information we choose to use trees not to give us oxygen, but to turn into toilet paper for, well you know. One of the greatest travesties of our current era is how little regard we seem to have for the trees. News Flash!

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Is our planet Burning Up? What we can Do when we’re are Feeling Afraid.

Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Green Meditation Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) drought Earth's resilience environment Fire healing meditation nature North America prayer Sandra Ingerman trees wisdomBecause the healing we do inside, is going to be reflected in the world around us.

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Walk in OMBU Shoes and Reforest Our Planet

Eco Chic

OMBU shoes is committed to giving back to the planet and helping their customers do the same. The company provides a tree seed with every purchase of their shoes and also plants a tree on the customer’s behalf for one of the Trees for the Future Foundation Projects.

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