Monthly Archives: September 2011

Why Our Trees are Dying

BIG swathes of forest from Perth to the South-West – the size of 50 Kings Parks – have died from drought and may never recover, scientists warn. And they say the dying trees are fuelling “plague proportions” of destructive insects, … Continue reading

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Life on earth is inconceivable without trees

A beautiful piece of writing by ROSSLYN BEEBY http://www.canberratimes.com.au/news/opinion/editorial/general/like-a-voice-in-the-wilderness/2295146.aspx?storypage=0 ‘Life on earth is inconceivable without trees,” the great Russian playwright Anton Chekovwrote in a letter to a friend in the late 1880s. ”Forests create climate, climate influences peoples’ character, and … Continue reading

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Save the Environment – put a $ value on it

Nothing will change until a $value is put on environmental features. Old growth forests will continue to be plundered until the Value of a Tree is calculated! See how it was done by an Indian Scientist. http://sustainabilityliteracyaustralia.com/2010/08/29/value-of-a-tree/ See why it … Continue reading

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