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Project aims to grow a 'city of trees'

Source: BBC

By Mark Kinver

Environment reporter, BBC News

A project aims to plant three million trees – one for every man, woman and child – in Greater Manchester over the next 25 years. 71 more words

The Muslim Times

Letter to the Solon Economist

Rain is the best natural resource left in Iowa, helping us grow crops without irrigation because of its abundance.

If other parts of North America can more deserving be called America’s breadbasket — Central Valley, Imperial Valley and Salinas Valley in California particularly — Iowa is due for resurgence because of abundant precipitation combined with California droughts. 271 more words

Environment

Does provisioning initiate more grooming interaction in primates : a study on Assamese macaque - JBES

Prabal Sarkar

Department of Forestry, Wildlife & Environmental Sciences, Guru Ghasidas University, Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh, INDIA (Present address)

Key words: Assamese macaque, Macacaassamensis, activity profile, grooming. 189 more words

Biology

Earth three-peats hottest year record

❝ Earth sizzled to a third-straight record hot year in 2016, with scientists mostly blaming man-made global warming with help from a natural El Nino that’s now gone.

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Earth

When the Sahara was Green*

When the Sahara was Green*

A UA-led team has identified the climate pattern that generated a “Green Sahara” from 5,000 to 11,000 years ago. The region had 10 times the rainfall it does today. 1,182 more words

Environment

Warm Winter, and the Weekly Photo Challenge: Ambience

Nothing contributes to a little outdoor ambience like a 70-degree weekend. Out for a walk last Sunday, I finally stopped to appreciate the design of this raised walkway in Piedmont Park… 150 more words

Home And Garden

Global Warming

The disappearing fishing villages of Bangladesh

A row of mangrove trees sticking out of the sand, exposed by low tide off Kutubdia island in the Bay of Bengal, is all that remains of a coastal village that for generations was home to 250 families. 185 more words

Environment