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Can Burning Forests To Power The Grid Be Carbon Neutral? The Senate Just Said 'Yes' | Nut Jobs!

When the first major update to the nation’s energy laws in nearly a decade began last week in the Senate, environmentalists were cautiously sympathetic to it. 83 more words

Climate Change

Remove the 3 D’s from your trees; learn what, when and how to prune

Are your trees looking straggly, growing and spreading out aimlessly? Before you prune a tree, be sure you’re pruning at the right time of year. 235 more words

[Article] Save the Redwoods

If you have ever visited the majestic redwoods, you will understand why these beautiful giants are so intriguing. 471 more words

Ian Somerhalder Foundation

Mahua flower based wines

The Mahua drink is reportedly so delicious that Felix Padel, a visiting professor of anthropology at the Institute of Rural Management, Anand (IRMA) is of the opinion that ‘scotch and wine could face a tough competition in India if local varieties like mahua… are made available in their unadulterated form.’  This popularity and love for the Mahua among enthusiasts hints to the potential of business around the Mahua tree, that can help:

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Global Warming

Europe’s shift to dark green forests stokes global warming: study

An expansion of Europe’s forests toward dark green conifers has stoked global warming, according to a study on Thursday at odds with a widespread view that planting more trees helps human efforts to slow rising temperatures. 108 more words