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Tree That Weeps Dragons Blood Among New Discoveries


Offbeat  (tags: environment, discoveries, protection )

Cher
- 918 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
A tree with "dragons blood" running beneath its bark, a rare mountain top snowdrop and a critically-endangered orchid are among more than 60 new species discovered by botanists in the past year.



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. (0)
Sunday December 23, 2012, 10:51 am
There was so much in this article to learn; thank you.
 

Jenny Dooley (830)
Sunday December 23, 2012, 11:45 am
Great article, thank you Cher. Thank you for all your news items and encouragement to others to take action and be more aware.
 

Faye Swan (23)
Sunday December 23, 2012, 12:17 pm
Thanks, Cher! There is always so much more to discover!
 

Mitchell D. (133)
Sunday December 23, 2012, 12:23 pm
Very interesting, and a reminder about why it is important to treat the planet gently; there is no knowing what other surprises it has in store for us; some of which may be of medical value, as well as aesthetic.
 

Christeen Anderson (628)
Sunday December 23, 2012, 12:34 pm
Very interesting. Thank you for sharing.
 

michelle m. (41)
Sunday December 23, 2012, 12:46 pm
Thanks
 

Theodore Shayne (56)
Sunday December 23, 2012, 1:24 pm
Just amazing.
 

Barbara K. (72)
Sunday December 23, 2012, 1:40 pm
It is so encouraging to see that we are getting new species of plants, maybe the climate change is causing it? Maybe the Earth is now bringing forth plants to take the climate change? I would feel so much better if I knew the answer to that. Shows our planet has hope even though it is getting warmer and dryer. We really need to take care of our planet, it is the only place we have to live.
 

Donna Hamilton (159)
Sunday December 23, 2012, 2:11 pm
Noted. Thanks, Cher.
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Sunday December 23, 2012, 2:35 pm
Very interesting. Thank you.
 

MmAWAY M. (474)
Sunday December 23, 2012, 3:31 pm
Thank you Cher. I adore Telegraph news, so much there...this was interesting to read. Spent time on the site to go through all the other photos news. TIME OUT for me. You truly are amazing and you already know I ADORE you for so many years and all you have TAUGHT ME here on Care2. For that...you need another HONOR from Care2 for being so dang special sweetie! May your Christmas BE SO BLESSED, you have be a champion for the animals as well as the environment...YES ANOTHER HONOR IS IN ORDER!!!
 

Debra B. (24)
Sunday December 23, 2012, 6:15 pm
Very interesting
 

SusanAWAY Allen (219)
Sunday December 23, 2012, 6:42 pm
Interesting. Thanks for the article. Shared.
 

magdika cecilia Perez (131)
Sunday December 23, 2012, 7:45 pm
wonderful post - thanks
 

John B. (131)
Sunday December 23, 2012, 7:54 pm
Thanks Cher for the link to the article by Richard Gray. Excellent article and wonderful discoveries. The fact that there might be upwards of 70,000 new species to be found is mind boggling. Read and noted.
 

Robert O. (12)
Sunday December 23, 2012, 9:35 pm
Thanks Cher.
 

paul m. (93)
Monday December 24, 2012, 5:54 am

Noted
 

Danuta Watola (1244)
Monday December 24, 2012, 6:11 am
noted
 

John Gregoire (278)
Monday December 24, 2012, 6:14 am
Thanks Cher and Merry Christmas!
 

Dandelion G. (384)
Monday December 24, 2012, 6:36 am
Thanks so much for sharing this article and along with John G. I too wish everyone a pleasant holiday and a New Year filled with many blessings.
 

Tanya W. (56)
Tuesday December 25, 2012, 4:45 am
Noted thanks.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday December 25, 2012, 12:30 pm
TU Cher.....discovery of new plant and animal species is encouraging....now if mankind would just just wipe them out as they are prone to do.
 

Klaus Peters (14)
Thursday December 27, 2012, 8:45 am
Those plants should be left alone in order to survive.
 
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