[dropcap]I[/dropcap]n the northeastern Indian state of Meghalaya, where Ficus elastica are large, native outdoor trees that live near water, the local people have been using the ficus’s roots as bridges for generations. These aren’t trees that have fallen naturally over streams, though, which are commonly used as bridges in other places. Instead, the people train […]
[dropcap]H[/dropcap]umans are the only creatures in this world who cut the trees, make paper from it and then write “save the trees” on it. ~ Author Unknown
[dropcap]I[/dropcap]magine living 20 years spending 24 hours a day in a cage that tightly fits your body, not giving you room to stand up, stretch out, turn around, or move at all. Imagine that twice a day during these years you would have a metal catheter inserted into a hole which has been cut into […]
[dropcap]A[/dropcap] recycling machine in Istanbul does more than just help the environment, it also feeds the stray dogs in the city! When a person puts a bottle into the machine, it dispenses food into a bowl below for the waiting dogs. Helping the environment and stray dogs – now that’s creative! See more about this genius machine below!
[dropcap]H[/dropcap]ere are 22 of the best reasons to plant and care for trees or defend a tree’s standing: Trees combat the greenhouse effect Global warming is the result of excess greenhouse gases, created by burning fossil fuels and destroying tropical rainforests. Heat from the sun, reflected back from the earth, is trapped in this thickening […]
[dropcap]R[/dropcap]ecycling old junk not only benefits the environment, it breathes new life into old objects that were once destined for the landfill. The artists who created these 25 impressive works of art made from recycled materials certainly believed that one person’s trash is another person’s treasure. Maybe their amazing handiworks will inspire you to roll […]
[dropcap]T[/dropcap]his is the amazing story of Julia Butterfly Hill who spent more than two years on a giant tree without touching the ground. Julia’s determination to withhold storms, cold and pressure by the logging company inspired countless activists around the world to this very day. Julia spent an incredible 738 days on top of the tree […]