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Singing Plants at Damanhur! VIDEO!
Offbeat  (tags: environment, plants, protection )

- 1426 days ago -
Experience what is was like to be in the Sacred Forests in Damanhur and listen to the singing plants. It will change your perception on life.
The Case for the Ethical Treatment of Plants | MNN - Mother Nature Network
Offbeat  (tags: unusual, plants, feelings, emotions, interesting, ethics, food )

- 1772 days ago -
The 1973 book "The Secret Life of Plants" by Peter Tompkins and Christopher Bird advanced the notion that plants are sentient and can experience emotions and pain. The book has been widely discounted as pseudoscience since its publishing, but recent studi
Fall and Winter Holiday Plant Toxicity in Cats
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- 2196 days ago -
I thought this was important to share! Flowers and plants add beauty to any holiday, and they make great holiday gifts. But if your family includes pets, you may want to learn which plants are safe and which ones you need to avoid.
The Loneliest Plant In The World
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- 2412 days ago -
One day in 1895, while walking through the Ngoya Forest in Zululand, southern Africa, a botanist with the oh so suitable name of John Medley Wood caught sight of a tree. It sat on a steep slope at the edge of the woods and looked different from the other
China Celebrates 30 Years of Conserving and Sustainably Using Biodiversity Through CITES - United Nations Environment Programme
Offbeat  (tags: China, biodiversity, conservation, animals, plants )

- 2442 days ago -
From pandas to tigers, China is home to some of the most magnificent wild species and plays a prominent role in the conservation and sustainable use of the planet's biodiversity.
7 Weirdest Things People Feed to Plants
Offbeat  (tags: plants, weird plants, feeding plants )

- 2574 days ago -
Aside from water, not many people know exactly what to feed their plants (in fact, a surprising number don't even have water on their list). While there are many store bought fertilizers and plant foods available, there are plenty of less-mainstream, more
Return of the British Orchid
Offbeat  (tags: plants, unusual, interesting, environment )

- 2731 days ago -
Late June is the time to see an incredible array of British orchids in the wild. Sarah Raven finds the best places to go plant-hunting.
Oil Disaster: Look Beyond the Human Dimensions
Offbeat  (tags: oil spill gulf of Mexico, animals, plants, water, earth )

- 2752 days ago -
Native peoples have always acted and spoken on behalf of living things that have no voice. Birds, plants, the waters
Plants and Spiders 'Compete for the Same Food Supply'
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, plants, spiders, food )

- 2776 days ago -
A study has shown how two species from different taxonomic kingdoms - animal and plant - compete for the same food.
Killing Off the Ark: Photographer Raises Alarm for Endangered Species
Offbeat  (tags: animals, disappearing, endangered, bettles, plants, photographer )

- 2835 days ago -
The last of the Salt Creek tiger beetles live in Lancaster County. At last count, only 194 of this species remained in all of the United States. Odds are this insect will become extinct, a victim of commercial development.
Will We Only Save the Cute?
Offbeat  (tags: red list, endangered animals, cute animals, humans, survival, legalisation, plants )

- 2836 days ago -
Can we muster the will to save endangered species that aren't cute and cuddly? It's hardly an abstract question. IUCN -- The World Conservation Union -- has more than 1,200 species on its Red List. These animals and plants are, to varying degrees, on
A Scheme That Holds Water: An Irrigation System That Goes Back to Ancient Times
Offbeat  (tags: A Scheme That Holds Water, Air Asia, Air Lanka, An Irrigation System that Goes Back to A, Ancient Ceylon, ancient Sri Lanka, biology, forest, forests of Ceylon, History, plants, science, Travel, world newsamericans, arts, bizarre, unusual, wor )

- 2845 days ago -
In 1848, a British writer and traveler, Sir James Emerson Tennant, set out by torchlight through the northern forests of Ceylon on an arduous journey. He had heard that in the dense jungle lay one of the engineering wonders of the ancient world.
Native Americans Explore Balance With Nature in Thousand Oaks
Offbeat  (tags: culture, plants, food, medicine, nature, balance )

- 2866 days ago -
Ventura County residents have a chance to connect with nature and learn how Native Americans lived in harmony with their surroundings during weekend events in Thousand Oaks.
Hunters Helping the Hungry Is a Self-Serving Endeavor
Offbeat  (tags: hunters, killing animals, humans, hunger, plants, animal cruelty )

- 2883 days ago -
In mid-December 2009, Congressman Scott Murphy introduced the Hunters Helping the Hungry Act. It entitles hunters who donate their kill to anti-hunger programs, and those who process the kill, to take a tax deduction.
Picture Galleries
Offbeat  (tags: animals, plants, photos, unusual, environment, bizarre )

- 3046 days ago -
Absurd Plantimals: the mixed up results of combining plants with animals.

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