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World Environment Day: NBC reiterates commitment to sustainable future, plants trees | The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

In commemoration of this year’s World Environment Day, Nigerian Bottling Company Ltd. (NBC), has reaffirmed its commitment to environmental stewardship by planting trees and organising beach cleaning activities to create awareness on the importance of preserving the earth’s finite resources. The Company leveraged its employee volunteer scheme to launch a tree planting campaign aimed at addressing the […]

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New DNA Technology Is Shaking Up The Branches of The Evolutionary Tree

If you look different to your close relatives, you may have felt separate from your family. As a child, during particularly stormy fall outs you might have even hoped it was a sign that you were adopted.   As our new research shows, appearances can be deceptive when it comes to family. New DNA technology […]

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A look at the oldest trees around the world

Over the past month, two big discoveries caught many arbor enthusiast’s attention. One is a 630-foot-deep “sink hole cluster” in China’s Guangxi region, which appears to be home to a prehistoric forest with shoulder-high plants, ancient trees over 130 feet tall and some genera that we have never before seen. The other announcement was that […]

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Teaching others to research their family trees

When Lee Freeman began working at the Florence-Lauderdale Public Library 25 years ago, he became interested in genealogy by virtue of the job. × This page requires Javascript. Javascript is required for you to be able to read premium content. Please enable it in your browser settings. kAm“x 2AA=:65 7@C 2 4:C4F=2E:@? ;@3[ 3FE E96 […]

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Lambeth: Give street trees a drink to help them help your environment

Lambeth Council is asking for your help to ensure that trees in the borough can survive the hot weather this summer, asking residents to “give a young tree on your street or daily walk some water.” They say: Humans need to drink lots of water every day for the health of our bodies. In hot […]

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The Giving Trees

ONE MORNING LAST SEPTEMBER, I kayaked to an island in a lake on an island in the sea in Southeast Alaska. On this island-on-an-island—managed by the US Forest Service but part of the homelands of the Tlingit people—I rested against the trunk of a cedar that I guessed was a few hundred years old. It […]

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Community plants 4,000 trees to create microforest for environment

ELLENTON, Fla. — Karen Chenoweth of Ellenton is helping plant trees in her Colony Cove community. “It’s great to be outdoors with green things that are putting oxygen back into the air,” said Chenoweth. Residents and volunteers are planting 4,000 trees on a strip of land next to the Manatee River. Organizers said the goal […]

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Trees of Peace cast: Who stars in this emotional Netflix drama?

Trees of Peace is an emotional new drama coming to Netflix tomorrow. This award-winning independent feature sheds light on the horrors of the Rwandan genocide of the Tutsis by the Hutus. Set in April 1994, the survival drama follows a group of four women who are trapped and in hiding while the genocide happens around […]

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#OnlyOneEarth: Edo revs up campaign to restore ecosystem, preserve environment …plants more trees in Benin metropolis – Nigerian Observer

The Edo State Government, in commemoration of this year’s World Environment Day, is revving up the campaign for the restoration of the ecosystem and driving environmental sustainability initiatives, expanding the ongoing tree planting exercise to other locations in the state. This year’s World Environment Day with the theme, ‘Only One Earth,’ provides the platform to […]

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Iconic Siberian Tundra Is on Track to Entirely Vanish Off The Face of The Planet

The Siberian tundra could disappear by the year 2500, unless greenhouse gas emissions are dramatically reduced.  Even in the best-case scenarios, two-thirds of this landscape – defined by its short growing season and cover of grasses, moss, shrubs and lichens – could vanish, leaving behind two fragments separated by 1,553 miles (2,500 kilometers), scientists recently predicted.   […]