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France Declares All New Rooftops Must Be Topped With Plants Or Solar Panels
Green Lifestyle  (tags: green roofs, france, rooftops, solar panels, plants, architecture, eco-friendly, energy, environment, green, greenliving )

- 43 days ago -
A new law recently passed in France mandates that all new buildings that are built in commercial zones in France must be partially covered in either plants or solar panels.
Food Is Free: Grow Food and Communities
Green Lifestyle  (tags: food, gardens, plants, movements, communities, volunteers )

- 57 days ago -
Food Is Free is a volunteer movement that is challenging our conceptions about food and the multi-billion dollar industry surrounding it.
13 Plants That Repel Mosquitoes - Plant Care Today
Green Lifestyle  (tags: repel mosquitoes, plants, natural way, gardening )

- 259 days ago -
Love being outdoors but sick of those annoying blood-sucking mosquitoes? Put down the sprays and nets, here are thirteen different plants you can grow that'll help keep the mosquitoes away.
Seeds and Breeding Used to Be Open to Everyone. Now One Group Is Trying to Bring That Back
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Heritage seeds, plants, growing, business, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, food, garden, green, goodnews, greenliving, organic, protection, Sustainabililty, sustainable )

- 264 days ago -
Before 1982, universities and individuals were famous for breeding new varieties, and most were fertile so seed could be saved. Laws that year changed everything, reducing the total number of seeds and putting their control into the hands of a few.
Nepal Takes World Record in Tree Hugging (Literally)
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Tree hugging, oxygen, Earth first, plants, trees, students, Buddhist monks, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, goodnews, greenliving, health, humans, Sustainabililty, sustainable, world )

- 491 days ago -
If you can't see the forest through the trees in Nepal, it is due to over 2,000 people showing up to show our oxygen producing plant friends some love, mostly students & Buddhist monks. See video of actual tree hugging.
Best Plants For An Office Environment
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, office, plants, eco-friendly, protection )

- 809 days ago -
Sitting in an office for long periods of time can leave you feeling exhausted and inattentive. Now you may think this is because your job is challenging or mundane - but it may interest you that a lack of plants in the office could actually be the cause.
Plant Knowledge: They Can Smell, Sense Color, Spy a Fly
Green Lifestyle  (tags: plants, senses, veggies, flytrap, survival, green, interesting )

- 887 days ago -
Who knew that a weed can smell the difference between a tomato plant and wheat, a tobacco plant can sense color, and a Venus flytrap can distinguish between the splash of a raindrop and a fly? Like so much in nature, it's a matter of survival.
Plants Have Feelings Too! A Look at 4 "Sentient" Plants
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, plants, nature, protection )

- 1094 days ago -
Who says plants don't have feelings? Mimosa pudica, also known as the touch-me-not or sensitive plant, remarkably demonstrates a plant's sentience. Many plants close up at night and open in the morning, but this plant dramatically drops its leaves
Going Native: Green Landscaping With Native Plants
Green Lifestyle  (tags: plants, nature, gardens, native plants, eco-friendly, ecosystems, conservation, environment )

- 1187 days ago -
Native plants are, simply put, plants that naturally grow and have evolved in the area you live. People who are concerned about sustainability, personal health, water quality, natural habitats and creating an attractive,
ACTION ALERT: Legalize the Production of Industrial Hemp! PLEASE SIGN !
Green Lifestyle  (tags: hemp, farmers, plants, ecoystems, environment, family, conservation, business )

- 1205 days ago -
An amendment to the federal farm bill would nationally legalize the farming of industrial hemp. This plant has a wide variety of uses, but currently manufacturers must import it. By allowing it to be grown in the U.S., manufacturers can support domestic
Green Lifestyle  (tags: sequoia trees, plants, smaller trees, enviornment, threatened, ecosystems, conservation )

- 1378 days ago -
Sequoia National Park in California was established in 1890. It is home to giant Sequoia trees, the tallest living things on earth. The Giant Sequoia National Monument, adjacent to the park, was established by Pres. Clinton on Earth Day
Indonesian Forestry Ministry Pledges Two Billion Seedlings
Green Lifestyle  (tags: seeds, plants, forests, enviornment, seedlings, eco-friendly, ecosystems, greenliving )

- 1426 days ago -
With a special budget allocation and some corporate help, the Ministry of Forestry has prepared about two billion tree seedlings for planting around the nation.
Rare Plants, Heritage Trees Growing Anew in Armenia
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Rare, Plants, Heritage, Trees, Growing, Anew, in, Armenia )

- 1453 days ago -
For almost two decades, the Armenia Tree Project has been helping people pull themselves out of poverty while greening the heavily deforested Caucasus country. Now, it is also working to rejuvenate populations of rare and endangered tree species, includi
Amazing Carrion Plants
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Amazing, Amazing Carrion Plants, Carrion, Gallery, Garden and Nature, Green Home And Living, Plants )

- 1590 days ago -
Carrion is a lovely word used for rotting or decomposing flesh, and so carrion flowers tend to smell like a pile of rotten flesh. This smell is not used to ward off potential predators, but rather to attract insects.

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