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How Trees Secretly Talk to Each Other in the Forest (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: trees, communication, research, Science, Trees, Biology, Ecology, Forests, Boreal Forests, Old-Growth Forest, Plants, Fungi, mycorrhizae, National Geographic video )

Evelyn
- 15 days ago - video.nationalgeographic.com
What do trees talk about? In the Douglas fir forests of Canada, see how trees "talk" to each other by forming underground symbiotic relationships - called mycorrhizae - with fungi to relay stress signals and share resources with one another.
Bandipur: Kill Flyover, Not Wildlife
Offbeat  (tags: animals, tigers, forests, wildlife, protection, environment )

Cher
- 49 days ago - deccanchronicle.com
The disturbance of forests is not really completely understood by the experts and the research people.
On a Tiger's Tail
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, India, forests, wildlife, protection, environment )

Cher
- 196 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
As the tiger, a full-grown male, skirts forestersâEUR(TM) attempts to track or capture it, conservationists are asking a key question: tiger habitats in India are protected, but are they connected?
Save Tigers to Save Forests, Activists Say
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, forests, conservation, protection, wildlife, environment, animals )

Cher
- 203 days ago - thejakartapost.com
Protecting Indonesian tigers can help to preserve the country's forest ecosystems, environmentalists have said.
Mavala Is Still Home to Wild Animals
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, forests, India, protection, environment, animals )

Cher
- 210 days ago - thehindu.com
Though the forests are highly depleted now, some of the wild animals seem to have miraculously survived the onslaught of human interference over these years as found by the forest department recently.
Skip the Forced Tiger Safaris and Try These 6 Unique Forest Experiences
Offbeat  (tags: forests, tiger reserves, wildlife, protection, environment )

Cher
- 245 days ago - thebetterindia.com
Home to around 70% of the worldâEUR(TM)s tiger population, India has become a hotspot for local and foreign tourists. Most book safaris in Tiger Reserves and wildlife sanctuaries to catch a glimpse of this majestic cat. Huddled together in open jeeps or canter
11 Real-World Forests That Look Like TheyâEUR(TM)re Straight Out of a Fairytale.
Offbeat  (tags: forests, absorbing carbon, environment, photos, pictures, unusual )

Lone
- 558 days ago - upworthy.com
Forests are the lungs of our world, absorbing carbon and keeping our climates stable, and the protectors of some of our most precious resources.
Most Wood Energy Schemes Are a 'Disaster' for Climate Change
Offbeat  (tags: climate-change, conservation, environment, pollution, forests, energy, globalwarming, protection, trees )


- 573 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Using wood pellets to generate low-carbon electricity is a flawed policy that is speeding up not slowing down climate warming.
Birds of the Same Feather Keep a Forest Together: How the Decline in Fruit-Eating Bird Population Harms Tropical Forests
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, birds, protection, forests )

Anna
- 649 days ago - natureworldnews.com
A new study published in the Oikos journal has revealed the vital role fruit-eating birds play in dispersing the seeds of more than 90 percent of tropical trees. Size also matters since larger birds contribute more to plant regeneration than medium
Conservation Is for the Birds - and Other Wildlife!
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, protection, forests, management, animals, conservation )

Anna
- 679 days ago - sanduskyregister.com
ThereâEUR(TM)s a new video series bird watchers, as well as landowners who are interested in attracting various wildlife to their property, may be interested in. Managing Forests for Birds is a project fulfilled by the Ohio Bird Conservation Initiative
Pagan Solidarity With Standing Rock - Petition
Offbeat  (tags: pagan, sacred, earth mother, petition, water, forests, meadows, wetlands, honor life )

Sheryl
- 725 days ago - actionnetwork.org
We stand in solidarity with all who declare these things sacred: clean water and air, verdant forests, meadows, prairies and wetlands, and ways of life that honor people over profit.
Global Warming Increases 'Food Shocks' Threat
Offbeat  (tags: Food, threat, Global warming, CO2emissions, climatechange, nature, water, politics, pollution, wildlife, weather, science, forests )


- 1136 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Climate change is increasing the risk of severe 'food shocks' where crops fail and prices of staples rise rapidly around the world.
Earth 'Entering New Extinction Phase' - US Study
Offbeat  (tags: climate-change, environment, nature, trees, globalwarming, forests, animals, endangered, extinction phase, Study, USA )


- 1191 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The Earth has entered a new period of extinction, a study by three US universities has concluded, and humans could be among the first casualties.
Demand for Rubber From Tyre Manufacturers Is Causing 'Catastrophic' Damage to the World's Forests and Their Endangered Species
Offbeat  (tags: Rubber, tyres, cars, aeroplanes, forests, damage, plantations )

Scooby
- 1253 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Demand for rubber to make tyres is having a âEUR~catastrophicâEUR(TM) impact on the worldâEUR(TM) s forests, scientists have warned.
Saturday, March 28 at 8:30 to 9:30 PM Local Time Pledge to Turn Off Your Lights for 1 Hour
Offbeat  (tags: climate, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, energy, forests, globalwarming, GoodNews, green, habitat, healthconditions, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, radia-active, water, weathe )

Wendy
- 1276 days ago - earthhour.org
Earth Hour Join hundreds of millions of people around the world and turn off your lights for one hour to show your commitment to climate change action now. It's time we speak up and demand a better future for our planet switch off your lights for 1hr
 

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