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Why Do Koalas Hug Trees? - YouTube   video
Science & Tech  (tags: koalas, trees, Australia, heat, cool )

Kathryn
- 1 day ago - youtube.com
Koalas hug trees to stay cool. Two and half minute video from SciShow
Global Outrage Grows Over Unregulated GM Trees - Sustainable Pulse
Science & Tech  (tags: Environment, Trees, Loblolly Pine, Genetic Modification, GMOs, Contamination, Environmental concerns, Human health risks )

Victoria
- 28 days ago - sustainablepulse.com
Groups from around the world have joined together to denounce the US government for allowing the first genetically modified tree, a loblolly pine, to be legalized with no government or public oversight and with no assessment of any type of risks.
Bridges in India Created From Living Trees
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, conservation, GoodNews, Sustainabililty, trees, interesting, humans, architecture, conservation, coolstuff, eco-friendly, environment, greenliving, sustainable )

Hilary
- 40 days ago - mymodernmet.com
These bridges will astonish you: made from living tree roots, they get stronger every year. They show patience, resourcefulness and inventiveness, are totally sustainable, and are works of remarkable beauty.
DNA Analysis Used To Trap Tree Thieves
Science & Tech  (tags: Canada, British Columbia, DNA, trees, unauthorized loggers, old growth, thieves )

Dandelion
- 152 days ago - science.gc.ca
Timber is taken illegally from Crown land, private land and ecological reserves. Catching these unauthorized loggers red-handed as they harvest old-growth timber would be ideal and DNA can lead to convictions which will help to stop this from happening.
Greenhouse Gas Levels Rising at Fastest Rate Since 1984
Science & Tech  (tags: CO2emissions, WMO, atmosphere, climate-change, environment, pollution, weather, wildlife, water, trees, healthconditions, destruction, nature, science )

Ray
- 173 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A surge in atmospheric CO2 saw levels of greenhouse gases reach record levels in 2013, according to new figures.
Say No to Genetically Engineered Trees in US - Via Force Change
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Genetic Engineering, Trees, Contamination, Habitat destruction, Wildlife, Health risks, Safety issues, Sustainability, World, Ethical concerns, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 198 days ago - forcechange.com
Unnatural GE trees will easily contaminate native ecosystems spreading their genetically engineered genes into wild environments, leading to negative and irreparable consequences for the environment, other species and Earth as a whole. Global Petition.
Lost Microbes Are Eroding Amazon's Ability to Capture Carbon
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, discovery, Earth Science, environment, investigation, Rain Forest, research, scientists, Trees )

Kit
- 411 days ago - livescience.com
Beneath the lush forests of the Amazon is a whole different level of diversity that new research says may be one of the keys to understanding how to stem the global impacts of deforestation.
Video:Take a Virtual Flight Through Yosemite's Fire Zone& 9 Scary Facts About the Yosemite Fire
Science & Tech  (tags: destruction, ecosystems, environment, endangered, water, wildlife, trees, science, protection, nature, habitat, habitatdestruction, science, research, endangered, wildanimals, climate )

JL
- 545 days ago - motherjones.com
This Google Earth tour shows you where the blaze is burning--and what's at stake. Just another wildfire? Nope. This one's different. Here's why.
Report: Conserving the World's Last Great Forest Is Possible
Science & Tech  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, endangered, environment, habitat, GoodNews, nature, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, water, wildlife, world, science, scientists, study, investigation, design )

JL
- 580 days ago - pewenvironment.org
It explores recent research on the health of the boreal and concludes with a set of clear, science-based guidelines for balancing conservation with development in the boreal.
One-Third of World's Conifers at Risk of Extinction, Study Says
Science & Tech  (tags: climate, environment, habitat, history, humans, news, research, science, scientists, trees, world )

Caree
- 607 days ago - news.msn.com
Conifers are the largest and longest-lived species on the planet but a new study reveals 34 percent of them are endangered of being extinct - with logging and disease the main threats, scientists said on Tuesday.
Fellowship of the Tree Rings
Science & Tech  (tags: research, climate science, trees, wood )

Giana
- 677 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
New Zealand researchers probe history and climate science by looking at wood.
Arizona Tribes and Environmental Groups Oppose HR 287 for Mining in the Tonto National Forest Read More at Http://Indiancountryt
Science & Tech  (tags: Mining, Arizona, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, habitat, habitatdestruction, nature, protection, trees, wildlife, animals, government, politics, business, corporate, ethics, government, southwest, native american, archaeol )

S
- 730 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Environmentalists and tribal activists are crying foul on a mining proposal on sacred land in Arizona that's been resurrected for the eighth year in Congress.
Meet the Archangel Trying to Save the World's Ancient Trees
Science & Tech  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, trees, research, science, protection, nature, forests, GoodNews, scientists, study, research, safety, science, interesting, ancient )

JL
- 751 days ago - takepart.com
David Milarch's Archangel Ancient Tree Archive organization has successfully cloned 130 different species of trees.
 

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