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Serial Tree Killer On The Loose In 5 Prefectures (Japan)


Offbeat  (tags: protection, crime, environment, tree killers, "goshinboku", sacred trees, shrines, investigation )

Naoko
- 694 days ago - japantoday.com
In each case, holes are drilled into the trunks at a depth of about 4cm and a tree killing chemical was injected. The chemical could then travel up the tree's xylem which act like veins and delivers the poison throughout the plant.



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mag.w.d. Aichberger (34)
Monday December 31, 2012, 12:33 am
...racking up “bachiatari” (bad karma) by the mega-container-ship-load, and, for all it's worth, I add my curse too. Trees are my friends; tree-murderers (and all of them!) --or more precisely: the $ickne$$ they are riddled with-- my hated enemies.
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" Baeume sind Heiligtuemer. Wer mit ihnen zu sprechen, wer ihnen zuzuhoeren weiss, der erfaehrt die Wahrheit. Sie predigen nicht Lehren und Rezepte, sie predigen -um das Einzelne unbekuemmert- das Urgesetz des Lebens. " -- Hermann Hesse (1877,Calw/Wuerttemberg - 1962) 1933

" Trees are sanctuaries. Whoever knows how to speak to them, whoever knows how to listen to them, can learn the truth. They do not preach learning and precepts, they preach --undeterred by particulars-- the ancient law of life. " ( my amateur. transl.)


 

Mike H. (234)
Monday December 31, 2012, 12:48 am
This is just evil
 

Amber Wright (6)
Monday December 31, 2012, 1:28 am
How, or why, could someone do something like this? Just sad and disgusting.
 

David D. (17)
Monday December 31, 2012, 1:40 am
I rarely quote from that old (self-contradictory) rubbish-collection; but the following was just now displayed by care2:

"Hurt not the earth, neither the sea, nor the trees." - Revelation 7:3

 

Teresa W. (696)
Monday December 31, 2012, 3:39 am
Horrible!
 

Past Member (0)
Monday December 31, 2012, 5:00 am
I think this news is very sad ,Brutal ,Is There nothing worse than humans??? I think no. Noted with deep sad .Thanks.
 

Marlene Dinkins (241)
Monday December 31, 2012, 10:07 am
what avery sad news about killing the trees i feel infinite sadnes in my heart now . this is so brutal!!! OMG!!!!!!! how com?????? why?????? its real as samir say; its nathing in this planet worse then a humane kind!!!!!!! i hate this act!!!! its an act very diavolic!!!!!! trrees are giving us everything!!!!! trees are wonderful give us shade, and oxygen , they give us all!!!!!! i feel so angry!!!!!!! i want to cry!!!!!! thnx for the info!!!!
 

Robert O. (12)
Monday December 31, 2012, 10:29 am
How terrible! Whoever is doing that needs to be found and punished. Thanks Naoko.
 

Christeen Anderson (538)
Monday December 31, 2012, 12:17 pm
Find them. Stop Them. Now. Thank you.
 

michelle t. (41)
Monday December 31, 2012, 12:48 pm
Find this arsehole and then give their contact details to me to ensure a permanent resolution.An eye for an eye.
 

Kathlene Lentz (30)
Monday December 31, 2012, 1:59 pm
It takes someone of extreme stupidity and greed to kill these beautiful ancient trees. I hope the idiot(s) are caught and punished.
 

AWAYNOW M. (463)
Monday December 31, 2012, 7:46 pm
Good Grief ~ This is sick! Animal killers, man killers, and now tree killers, I am so thankful I am older since this World has totally gone INSANE! SICKO POS, Want to get buckshot shells for my shotguns and go hunting! Jeeze! Just when I thought I heard it all, this pops up.
 

Sandra S. (131)
Monday December 31, 2012, 8:41 pm
This is a horrible attack on mother nature.I hope they catch up with these idiots.
 

Tamara Noforwardsplz (185)
Monday December 31, 2012, 10:00 pm
Noted, twittered and google shared. Never in my life did I think I would see something like this. This is beyond my ken.
 

Ruth S. (304)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 6:12 am
This shows the bad intentions some people have.
 

Theodore Shayne (56)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 7:35 am
I'm entirely speechless....
 

Ken L. (74)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 1:01 pm
How sad that there are people out there capable of such destructive actions.
 

Natalie V. (27)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 3:51 pm
noted
 

Tracy B. (673)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 10:35 pm
So sad :( Reposting in my Treehuggers group.........what humans won't do to kill other living beings nowadays......why can't people just live and let live? :(
 

Vivian Farmer (498)
Friday January 4, 2013, 8:32 am
I can't you the sadness in my heart. Trees hold a special place in my heart and to kill trees so old that have given such beauty and peace makes me cry. I pray they get these monsters and string them up from the very trees that are destroying!! It is pathetic what some people will do in the name of money!!!
 

Suzanne L. (153)
Friday January 11, 2013, 6:29 am
Some people are never satisfied until they destroy things, especially things that other people love and value. This is such a vicious and mindless crime.
 
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