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Wood of the Gods (If Infected)

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- 3323 days ago -
"If one of these trees get infected, Druk Seed Corporation (DSC) will become the richest organisation." This was what late Dasho Keiji Nishoka, who was in Bhutan from 1964 - 1992, said after planting 3,000 aquillaria trees or agar wood in Bhutan for the


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Bette M (91)
Sunday April 18, 2010, 3:26 am
Very informative article on these trees.

Please read.............

Sunday April 18, 2010, 2:58 am
Every sixty seconds, thirty acres of rain forest
are destroyed in order to raise beef for fast
food restaurants that sell it to people, giving
them strokes and heart attacks, which raise
medical costs and insurance rates, providing
insurance companies with more money to invest
in large corporations that branch out further
into the Third World so they can destroy
more rain forests."
-George Carlin, comedian

Plant & protect trees for life........

. (0)
Sunday April 18, 2010, 6:00 am
Thannnxxx for sharing

June Higgins (21)
Sunday April 18, 2010, 6:47 pm
Thank you for this article. I hope they can save this tree. And B.M., the George Carlin quote is great.

Kaye S (45)
Sunday April 18, 2010, 8:14 pm

Ioan Pop (44)
Monday April 19, 2010, 2:46 am
Thank you for this article.

Maira Sun (34)
Monday April 19, 2010, 11:35 am

Lee J (41)
Monday April 19, 2010, 2:48 pm
Thank you for the article

Greg K (11)
Monday April 19, 2010, 4:36 pm
Thank you.

Beth P (32)
Monday April 19, 2010, 5:24 pm
I pray for NO infection!!
Thank you for sharing Naoko.

James W (10)
Tuesday April 20, 2010, 8:10 pm
Ah humans and their wants and needs. So hard to figure out the difference between the two i guess. Course money we always need,lol.
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