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Trees Talk to Each Other and Recognize Their Offspring
Science & Tech  (tags: Trees )

Michael
- 52 days ago - treehugger.com
Trees and plants talk to us to. We just have to adjust our frequency when listening.
Could Contaminated Land Actually Be Good for Trees
Science & Tech  (tags: Trees )

Michael
- 342 days ago - terradaily.com
The very act of tolerating some forms of soil pollution may give trees an advantage in the natural world, says University of Montreal plant biologists. Their findings were published this week in BMC Plant Biology.
Tree Hugging Now Scientifically Validated! :)
Science & Tech  (tags: Trees, habitat, science, research, study, Rainforest, discovery, environment, humans, health, conservation )

Mari
- 352 days ago - themindunleashed.org
Plant! Plant! Plant Away!!! :) It has been recently scientifically validated that hugging trees is good for you. Research has shown that you donâEUR(TM)t even have to touch a tree to get better, you just need to be within its vicinity has a beneficial effect.
EPA Must Get Serious About Protecting Bees From Toxic Pesticides
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, climate, environment, GoodNews, habitat, ecosystems, destruction, Sustainabililty, trees, water, wildlife, world, research, forests )

Ruth
- 391 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
"Beyond Pesticides works with allies in protecting public health and the environment to lead the transition to a world free of toxic pesticides."Bee numbers continue to decline..Within just the last year more than 42 percent of managed honeybee colonies'
The Dead Trees and Fallen Leaves Near Chernobyl Aren't Decaying
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, Chernobyl, science, scientists, environment, trees, decay, radioactivity )

Michael
- 514 days ago - iflscience.com
It's been nearly 30 years since the catastrophe at Chernobyl, and as the cleanup grinds on, the far-reaching effects continue to be documented.
Why Do Koalas Hug Trees? - YouTube   video
Science & Tech  (tags: koalas, trees, Australia, heat, cool )

Kathryn
- 573 days 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
- 601 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
- 612 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
- 725 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
- 745 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
- 770 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
- 984 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
- 1118 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
- 1152 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.
 

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