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Best Plants For An Office Environment
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, office, plants, eco-friendly, protection )

- 2161 days ago -
Sitting in an office for long periods of time can leave you feeling exhausted and inattentive. Now you may think this is because your job is challenging or mundane - but it may interest you that a lack of plants in the office could actually be the cause.
Plant Knowledge: They Can Smell, Sense Color, Spy a Fly
Green Lifestyle  (tags: plants, senses, veggies, flytrap, survival, green, interesting )

- 2239 days ago -
Who knew that a weed can smell the difference between a tomato plant and wheat, a tobacco plant can sense color, and a Venus flytrap can distinguish between the splash of a raindrop and a fly? Like so much in nature, it's a matter of survival.
Plants Have Feelings Too! A Look at 4 "Sentient" Plants
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, plants, nature, protection )

- 2446 days ago -
Who says plants don't have feelings? Mimosa pudica, also known as the touch-me-not or sensitive plant, remarkably demonstrates a plant's sentience. Many plants close up at night and open in the morning, but this plant dramatically drops its leaves
Going Native: Green Landscaping With Native Plants
Green Lifestyle  (tags: plants, nature, gardens, native plants, eco-friendly, ecosystems, conservation, environment )

- 2539 days ago -
Native plants are, simply put, plants that naturally grow and have evolved in the area you live. People who are concerned about sustainability, personal health, water quality, natural habitats and creating an attractive,
ACTION ALERT: Legalize the Production of Industrial Hemp! PLEASE SIGN !
Green Lifestyle  (tags: hemp, farmers, plants, ecoystems, environment, family, conservation, business )

- 2557 days ago -
An amendment to the federal farm bill would nationally legalize the farming of industrial hemp. This plant has a wide variety of uses, but currently manufacturers must import it. By allowing it to be grown in the U.S., manufacturers can support domestic
Green Lifestyle  (tags: sequoia trees, plants, smaller trees, enviornment, threatened, ecosystems, conservation )

- 2730 days ago -
Sequoia National Park in California was established in 1890. It is home to giant Sequoia trees, the tallest living things on earth. The Giant Sequoia National Monument, adjacent to the park, was established by Pres. Clinton on Earth Day
Indonesian Forestry Ministry Pledges Two Billion Seedlings
Green Lifestyle  (tags: seeds, plants, forests, enviornment, seedlings, eco-friendly, ecosystems, greenliving )

- 2778 days ago -
With a special budget allocation and some corporate help, the Ministry of Forestry has prepared about two billion tree seedlings for planting around the nation.
Rare Plants, Heritage Trees Growing Anew in Armenia
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Rare, Plants, Heritage, Trees, Growing, Anew, in, Armenia )

- 2805 days ago -
For almost two decades, the Armenia Tree Project has been helping people pull themselves out of poverty while greening the heavily deforested Caucasus country. Now, it is also working to rejuvenate populations of rare and endangered tree species, includi
Amazing Carrion Plants
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Amazing, Amazing Carrion Plants, Carrion, Gallery, Garden and Nature, Green Home And Living, Plants )

- 2941 days ago -
Carrion is a lovely word used for rotting or decomposing flesh, and so carrion flowers tend to smell like a pile of rotten flesh. This smell is not used to ward off potential predators, but rather to attract insects.
Dragon Fruit - Wonderful, Exotic and Nutritious!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Dragon Fruit, pitaya, fruit, plants, exotic, cactus, flowers, immune system, antioxidans )

- 2995 days ago -
Altogether the health benefits of dragon fruit are rather impressive. The combinations of nutrients present in the dragon fruit means that they help regulate blood pressure and blood sugar. The dragon fruit is also really good for asthma and bad coughs...
Pollinator Conservation Resource Center
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, environment, food, gardening, greenliving, health, organic, plants, pollinators, Sustainabililty )

- 2997 days ago -
For those in the U.S. and Canada, click on your region on the map and obtain regional and national plant lists, conservation guides, native pollinator plant nurseries and more.
Demand For Sustainable Coffee Grows: Louis Dreyfus
Green Lifestyle  (tags: coffee, shade-grown coffee, sustainable crops, plants, wildlife-friendly crops, South America, clearcutting rainforests, fair trade, consuming, raising standards, conservations, preservations, demanding organic products, public perceptio )

- 3019 days ago -
Growth in the sustainable coffee market is gaining momentum despite supply issues stemming from higher prices, the global head of coffee at commodity trade house Louis Dreyfus said on Thursday.
Tequila Plant Holds Promise as Arid Biofuel Source
Green Lifestyle  (tags: energy, coolstuff, eco-friendly, green, plants, flora, greenliving, biofuels, agave plant, sustainable, environment, ecosystems )

- 3030 days ago -
A plant more commonly known for its role in the production of the alcoholic drink tequila has been overlooked as a source of biofuel that would not compete with food crops, say experts.
5 Psychedelic Plants You Can Legally Grow
Green Lifestyle  (tags: green, greenliving, energy, interesting, plants, psyhodelic )

- 3043 days ago -
Many people exert their energies to rally for the legalization of marijuana in western countries, but cannabis isn't the only plant that can get you high. Those really attracted to the psychologically altering offerings of nature can grow their very...
How Flowering Time of Plants Can Be Controlled
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Plants, Flowering Time, research, news, discovery )

- 3121 days ago -
Researchers at Umeå Plant Science Center in Sweden discovered, in collaboration with the Syngenta company, a previously unknown gene in sugar beets that blocks flowering. Only with the cold of winter is the gene shut off,

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