China is Turning the Rainforest into Cheap Furniture for the U.S.

October 29, 2018 at 10:12 pm




China is rapidly and illegally gobbling up the world’s second largest rainforest, in Africa, to fuel America’s appetite for cheap furniture.

100 Million Trees Killed for Junk Mail Each Year

April 11, 2018 at 4:01 pm




Junk mail destroys 100 million trees and creates 50 million tons of greenhouse gases per year. Most of it goes straight to a landfill. Here’s how to opt out:

How to Grow a Mature Food Forest in Your Backyard in Just 10 Years

March 8, 2018 at 5:05 am




Engineer develops natural method for growing a food forest ten times faster than normal  

China Tells Troops to Put Down Their Guns, Take Up Their Shovels and Plant Trees

March 2, 2018 at 2:47 am




China deploys 60,000 troops to fight enemy number one in the country — air pollution — by planting 16 million acres of trees

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China is going to war with a new kind of enemy — industrial air pollution. The People’s Liberation Army has reassigned 60,000 troops to plant 16 million acres of trees to help clean the air.

The Tree Hugger Who Inspired Loggers to Lay Their Axes at Her Feet By Living in a Giant Tree for Two Years

February 22, 2018 at 7:16 pm




The epic story of the woman who saved the last of the redwoods by living at the top of a giant tree 738 days

Twenty years ago, 23-year-old Julia “Butterfly” Hill climbed 200 feet to the top of a 1500-year-old giant sequoia tree in Northern California and refused to come down until a logging company agreed not to chop it down.

Living, Plantable Christmas Trees Reforest, Rather than Deforest

December 14, 2017 at 9:43 pm




Want to make the Christmas spirit last longer than the holidays? Buy a living tree instead of a dead one. And then plant it instead of throwing it in a dump.

Living, plantable Christmas tree with soil and roots intact.

Eco-Friendly “Wood” Stove Can Power a Small House, Using Garbage for Fuel

November 10, 2017 at 2:26 pm




A new highly efficient “wood” stove generates electricity while cooking your food and heating your house… AND it runs on virtually any biomass, reducing deforestation

The InStove is built around a large cook pot. It can burn wood, pellets and almost any other biomass fuel including crop wastes, dung, waste paper, and other garbage.