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Urban forest to grow for National Tree Day in Sydney

August 3, 2016 – 4:00 am |

Volunteers can help expand Sydney’s green, cool canopy for National Tree Day by planting over 2,000 native seedlings at Jubilee Park in Glebe today, Sunday 31 July.
This year is Planet Ark’s 21st National Tree Day …

Free trees boost inner-city happiness in Sydney

February 29, 2016 – 4:00 am |

Newtown’s Eleanor Ryan starts every day with a meditation session next to her beloved Maple tree, one of 1,000 trees given away as part of the City of Sydney’s free tree giveaway.
The next free tree …

Guess what? There are more seven times more trees on our planet than we thought

September 7, 2015 – 4:00 am |

GOOD Magazine reports that new research shows where as we once thought we had 40 billion trees on planet earth, we actually have three trillion.  This words out at over four hundred trees per person. …

Still producing fruit after 383 years!

September 4, 2013 – 11:28 am |

One of America’s oldest fruit trees is still bearing fruit after 383 years. This pear tree was planted in 1630 – that’s 146 years before the United States became a nation. It has survived hurricanes …

111 trees planted for each girl born

August 20, 2013 – 2:15 pm | 2 Comments

Kristina Jensen
In a small village in India, residents have turned the cultural tide of rejecting girl babies in favour of boys. For each girl born, 111 trees are planted and villagers also contribute to a …

Kiwis combine their love of rugby with their love of native trees

July 30, 2013 – 8:00 pm |

A fantastic initiative called, ‘The Living Legends – Where the field meets the forest’ combines New Zealand’s love of rugby and love of nature and has seen rugby legends help plant 129,140 native trees, across …

Green Profile: i-Tree

August 2, 2011 – 2:44 pm |

What is i-Tree?
i-Tree is a state-of-the-art, peer-reviewed software suite from the USDA Forest Service that provides urban forestry analysis and benefits assessment tools. The i-Tree Tools help communities of all sizes to strengthen their urban …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog#171 – 350.org and ten ten ten – the Golden Bay Story

October 10, 2010 – 10:18 pm | One Comment

I’m welding a shovel.  On a hill side.  In a native forest.  I’ve got my red gumboots on, and like a four wheel drive Land Cruiser that is finally driven off road after a life-time …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog#80 – Imagine If All Your Cardboard Packaging Came Impregnated With Seeds?

July 4, 2010 – 6:08 pm |

Imagine if every-time someone bought a new computer, they could plant the packaging in their backyards, and it would sprout native trees?  This concept’s been labelled Life Box (TM – just imagine this is a little, …

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