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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 )

- 1968 days ago -
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.

" 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 (252)
Monday December 31, 2012, 12:48 am
This is just evil

Amber Wright (7)
Monday December 31, 2012, 1:28 am
How, or why, could someone do something like this? Just sad and disgusting.

David D (18)
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 (782)
Monday December 31, 2012, 3:39 am

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.

mar l ene dinkins (264)
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 A (368)
Monday December 31, 2012, 12:17 pm
Find them. Stop Them. Now. Thank you.

sue l (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.

MmAway M (505)
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 (130)
Monday December 31, 2012, 8:41 pm
This is a horrible attack on mother nature.I hope they catch up with these idiots.

Tamara Hayes (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 C (87)
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 (28)
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

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 F (491)
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 (99)
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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