Help counteract deoforestation

The following is a guest post from David Milarch

Milarch visited the Lost Forest of old growth sequoias shown here

Milarch visited the Lost Forest of old growth sequoias shown here

Our old growth forests are under tremendous stress/ When the oldest and most iconic of these trees are replanted around the globe in living archival libraries, their genetics can be saved for future study. Archangel Ancient Tree Archive is a non-profit organization that collects cuttings from ancient, iconic, and environmentally critical trees, propagates these cuttings, and replants identical copies of these trees to help reforest the Earth.

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Saving our ancient giant redwoods could help save the planet

David Milarch The Man-Who-Planted-TreesAs the genetics versus Nature controversy rages on, one related issue may prove crucial to the survival of the planet.

Trees have an enormous impact on our planet. They act as natural filters, capturing carbon dioxide, help clean pollution from the air, and provide critical habitat for wildlife. They also contribute to the overall well-being and health of humans, our oceans and all life.

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Molasses – a sticky yet unlikely industrial spill remedy

Industrial spills and accidents occur all too often. All sorts of absorbents are used to clean them – including gels, foam, even human hair mats for oil spills.

Who would think that something as benign as molasses would do the trick?

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VAST Composite Pavers Turn Scrap Tires Into Recycled “Bricks”

Consumer demand for quality recycled materials has grown exponentially as the green building industry expands.  VAST Enterprises is meeting this demand with top quality composite pavers made from recycled materials.

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Burger King drops palm oil supplier over its record of rainforest destruction

What deforestation for palm oil looks like in Indonesia

Burger King announced they’ll no longer purchase palm oil from Sinar Mas, one of the world’s leading exporters of palm oil, or it subsidiaries after an independent audit revealed that one of its subsidiaries had destroyed rainforests and carbon-dense peatlands in Borneo and Sumatra.

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