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Plant Trees by Using Ecosia Search Engine

First semester’s over for a lot of schools. My sister will finally be able to get decent rest after months of sleepless nights. One of the things that kept her going during those tiring times was because of one of her teachers who was able to jive with their batch like a respected friend. 272 more words


Data Collection

  • Tree Count has fallen by 46% since the planets beginning
  • Oxygen
  • Climate Change-caused CO2
  • Humans have little idea of how many trees live on the planet…
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Save Our Trees

The Reality of 21st Century Life

There is something we like to call “prehistory” which is before civilization came up with the idea of dating time and ages, and before civilization, but it is anything but prehistory in my view. 535 more words

Saving the Corpse Flower... and its friends

Deep inside the corpse flower are its developing fruits (painted in the sketch above). After 6-9 months, they’ll look like a column full of beautiful ripe tomatoes, tempting birds to eat them and distribute the seeds inside. 127 more words


Rising avocado prices fuelling illegal deforestation in Mexico | Video

Mexican farmers can make higher profits than most other crops so are thinning out pine forests to plant young avocado trees.

The popularity of the avocado in the US and rising prices for the “superfood” are fuelling deforestation in central Mexico.

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Environmental Attention

International programs aiming to slow down tropical deforestation are not sufficiently taking local farmers into account

Photo credit: Science Daily

A recently burnt-down patch of forest in the vicinity of Yangambi in the central Congo Basin. In the background is the edge of the primary forest. 90 more words


Indicar (v. beta)

À exemplo de ferramentas online como o Global Forest Watch, o IPAM lança o Indicar, em versão beta, com uma série de mapas e dados de impacto de políticas públicas de prevenção e controle do desmatamento.