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How to Turn Into a Tree When You Die

Want to give back to the earth when you pass? Here's an amazing new option sidestepping traditional cremation and burial -- both of which take their toll on our environment. A funerary urn made from b…

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Are Carbon Offsets Effective?

I love trees. Not for nothing am I called, on occasion, a tree hugger. But I got to wondering recently about the popular belief that planting trees will help save the environment; does planti…

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Tree Grows in Arlington for Wangari

The roots of a Silverbell tree are slowly expanding into the soil of an Arlington, Va. garden, where it was planted in memory of Kenya's Dr. Wangari Maathai like so many other trees growing in K…

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170,000 New Seedlings for Montana Forest

A forest in Montana will get 170,000 new seedlings planted in it courtesy of a $26,000 donation from the American Forest Foundation. The seedlings will be planted over about 500 acres in the Big Belt …

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Plant Trees by Mailing In Old Cell Phones

Plant My Phone is a new company designed to reduce the very large number of old cell phones that end up in landfills. The idea is both simple and potentially far-reaching. You send them your old, unwa…

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