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  • Trees are our friends - right?

    Scientists working at the University of Calgary have found that methane emissions by plants could possibly be a bigger issue than once thought. It could be playing a bigger role in global warming than many scientists consider. According to the study when crops are exposed to various environmental factors which are part and parcel of climate change such as increased temperature, ultraviolet-B ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Enterprise rent-a-car foundation to plant 5 millionth tree in 2010 as part of 50 million tree pledge with Arbor Day foundation and U.S. forest service

    The Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation will plant its 5 millionth tree in 2010 as part of the 50 Million Tree Pledge, a private/public/nonprofit partnership between Enterprise, the Arbor Day Foundation and the U.S. Forest Service. For the fifth consecutive year since the program's launch in 2006, 1 million trees will be planted in national forests in countries in which Enterprise operates. ...

  • Tree Care Service Tips

    Every tree care contractor has pondered — and probably asked — the questions at one time or another. Is it worth the apparent cost-savings to try and service equipment without using the dealer? Does it matter if the maintenance is preventive, routine or not-so-routine? A tree care/landscaping contractor and his dealer in Portland, Oregon, seem to have found the answer. The customer handles ...


    By Vermeer

  • Tree topping increases safety risks and expense, say tree care experts

    “Topping,” “hat-racking” and “de-horning” – all names for a non-standard pruning procedure that severely cuts back large trees to a predetermined size – has long been considered an easy and inexpensive way to manage the size and improve the safety of mature trees. Researchers, however, are cautioning that topping can increase safety risks and result in greater expense for the consumer . . . not ...

  • The Police to help plant trees in NYC

    Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg joined Sting, Andy Summers and Stewart Copeland of The Police to announce that the band's final concert will be in New York City and their commitment to MillionTreesNYC, the City's initiative to plant one million trees by the year 2017. MillionTreesNYC is a component of PlaNYC, the Mayor's plan to make the City more sustainable and reduce its carbon footprint 30 percent ...

  • The First of a Million Trees Grows in the Bronx

    NEW YORK, New York, October 11, 2007 (ENS) - Working together, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and New York Restoration Project founder Bette Midler planted a tree in the Bronx on Tuesday as the first of one million trees to be placed throughout the five boroughs in the next decade. The mayor and the entertainer-environmentalist planted a Carolina Silverbell tree in the Morrisania section of ...

  • SavATree Focuses on the Science of Tree Care

    In the wake of Hurricane Irene many homeowners and property managers are paying closer attention to their trees and wondering what, if anything, can be done to minimize tree-related storm damage in the future. While there are a number of steps that can be taken to strengthen and prepare your trees (pruning, cabling and bracing, insect control) SavATree recommends that homeowners also take a ...


  • LG display and client firms to take part in UNEP plant for the planet: billion tree Campaign

    The LG Display Company, a leading firm of electronic monitors and headquarted in Korea, today announced that it will participate with client firms in the United Nations Environment Programme"s (UNEP) Plant for the Planet: Billion Tree Campaign. As part of this initiative, LG Display signed an agreement with UNEP to participate in the Plant for the Planet: Billion Tree Campaign in Busan. UN ...

  • India joins UNEP`s Billion Tree Campaign

    The Secretary of the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Mr. Vijay Sharma, announced today that India has joined the United Nations Environment Programme's Plant for the Planet: Billion Tree Campaign (BTC) by planting two billion trees since 2007, bringing the international campaign's total to date to over 10 billion planted trees worldwide. India is one of Asia's fastest growing economies and ...

  • Toyota Holds 9th Tree-planting Event in China

    Hebei, China, July 26, 2010 - (ACN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces it held a tree-planting event today in Fengning Man Autonomous County, Hebei Province*, China. The event was held in cooperation with the China-Japan Scientific Technology & Economic Exchange Association of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the Hebei Province Forestry Bureau and the Green Earth Center ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • Polluted urban soil damages lime trees

    The impact of polluted urban soil on trees is highlighted in a recent study from Latvia. The researchers found that high salt levels from de-icing chemicals and nutrient imbalance in soil damaged lime trees growing in the city of Riga. Trees planted in cities are an important part of the urban landscape, providing a range of benefits, from enhancing biodiversity to promoting a feeling of ...

  • Recycled Christmas trees: mulch, dunes, habitats

    It's one of America's great recycling success stories: Every year, hundreds of thousands of discarded Christmas trees are collected and reused. Many are picked up curbside by local garbage collection services and turned into mulch. But there are other second acts for Christmas trees, too. They're placed on beaches to shore up dunes and sunk in lakes as fish habitats. They've even been milled into ...


    By Associated Press

  • CSX, city year and Worcester tree initiative volunteers to plant 100 trees in park decimated by Beetles

    Volunteers from CSX (NYSE: CSX), City Year and the Worcester Tree Initiative will plant 100 trees from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on June 11 at Dodge Park on Randolph Road, a site hit ...

  • Vermeer enters whole-tree chipper market

    PELLA, Iowa — Vermeer Corporation has introduced the WC2300 whole-tree chipper designed specifically to produce chips for the growing biomass industry. The WC2300 features many proven technologies developed by Vermeer. “We spent considerable time working with end users to identify what features they thought were missing on current machines in the marketplace and incorporated those ...


    By Vermeer

  • UN tree-planting campaign reaches 4bn mark

    The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) announced this week that its campaign to plant 7 billion trees worldwide – in a bid to pressure nations to “seal the deal” on an ambitious new climate change pact this December – has passed the halfway mark. More than 4 billion saplings have been planted as part of UNEP’s Billion Tree Campaign, which has mobilized thousands of people in 166 ...


    By United Nations

  • Trees in urban areas may improve mental health

    Doctors prescribe fewer antidepressants in urban areas with more trees on the street, according to recent UK research. The study examined the link between mental health and wellbeing and the presence of trees in London neighbourhoods. Its findings support the idea that maintaining a link to nature, even in an urban area, may help provide a healthy living environment. Natural features ...

  • Trees near homes boost incomes, sequester carbon

    A form of small-holder agroforestry in which trees are planted around the home, maximising the land left available for cash crops, may prove the best balance between sequestering carbon and making money by ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Greening China - Canadian trees takes root in China

    Ontario's official tree, the Eastern White Pine, has found a new home in China. It's one of several several tree species that Canadian companies like Maple Leaf Reforestation (MLR) and the Sino-Forest Corporation (SFC) are producing in China as part of a massive reforestation effort. China said in its most recent five-year plan that it aims to add 31-million acres of forest by 2015. In 2005, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Controlled forest fires could kill invasive tree disease

    In a new study, researchers examined the potential influence of human-driven changes in land-use on disease establishment in forests. The research suggests that changes in forest management, which encourage greater and more dense forest cover, are creating environmental conditions that promote disease. The invasive, fungal-like Phytophthora ramorum causes Sudden Oak Death (SOD), which is ...

  • Tree Donations Reforest Devastated Areas from Hurricanes and Drought

    Resource Environmental Solutions (RES), founded in Baton Rouge, a national ecological restoration company, with operations in Louisiana, Texas, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio, donated 2,500 live oak and cypress trees throughout 57 parishes in Louisiana including Orleans and surrounding parishes, announced CEO Elliott Bouillion. With the unanimous passing of HCR86 on May 8, 2013, RES ...

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