Couple Transforms Barren Farmland Into a Rainforest and Wildlife Sanctuary

January 4, 2019 at 5:56 pm




This husband and wife bought up land destroyed by agriculture and turned it into a safe haven for elephants, tigers and leopards 

Man Clones Old-Growth Redwoods, Plants Them in Safe Places

July 10, 2018 at 12:21 am




On a quest to save California’s coastal redwoods, man “moves the giants” to Southern Oregon

The Pheromones of the Forest

March 8, 2018 at 11:30 pm




Breathing in the aroma or “pheromones” of the forest instantly reduces the stress hormone cortisol, heart rate and blood pressure, while boosting white blood cell count

Humans have been removed from their natural habitat — the forest.

We haven’t evolved for fast-paced, high-stress, tree-less city life, so it’s no wonder we suffer so many mental and related physical health problems.

 

Grow a 100-Year-Old Food Forest in Your Backyard in Just 10 Years

March 8, 2018 at 5:05 am




Engineer develops method for growing mature, dense food forests in just 10 years

Most of the world we live in today was once forest, our natural habitat for millions of years.

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.

Trees Talk to Each Other in a Language We Can Learn, Ecologist Claims

February 28, 2018 at 9:29 pm




A massive web of hair-like mushroom roots transmit secret messages between trees, triggering them to share nutrients and water with those in need.