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A proposal to plant a trillion trees to save us from climate change may not be realistic. Here’s why – Salon

During his 2020 State of the Union address, President Donald Trump — whose presidency had yet to be derailed by the COVID-19 pandemic — tried to pass himself off as an environmentalist by throwing his wait behind the One Trillion…

Italy is Protecting its Giant Trees Forever – Monumental Trees that Can Live for Centuries

Big old trees. Are there any living things that speak to us the same way as big old trees? Italy has ensured through law that every Italian and visitor to the country has the right of happening upon the oldest, gnarliest, and most storied trees in the nation, and thereby having that wonderful feeling of […]

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We are missing the point on global warming (Letters) – masslive.com

Facebook Share Twitter Share The media seems to convey that the way to approach rising temperatures is to build taller walls on the coast and raise structures on pillars while building more and stronger levees and constructing better drainage systems…

How federal regulation, not climate change, explains California’s wildfire crisis: experts – Fox News

Democrats like President Biden often point to California’s devastating wildfires as evidence of climate change, but center-right policy experts claim that federal regulation and poor forest management, not climate change, best explain the fiery devastation in the Golden State. “The…

Recycling

Reduce Waste With These School Lunch Recycling Tips

During 2018 and 2019, researchers from the University of Missouri and the University of Bologna (Italy) took time to find out how much waste was being generated during school lunches. Upwards of 53% of the foods in a school lunch were ending up in the trash. Compare this to 30% in Spain, 29% in Italy, […]

French Beekeeper Invents a Trap to Take on ‘Murder Hornets’ Decimating Bee Populations in EU

A beekeeper was so devastated five years ago when all his bee hives were destroyed by Asian giant hornets, he vowed to figure out a solution to fight back. French beekeeper Denis Jaffré thought about it night and day, and finally came up with a trap that stops the invasive species, which has no natural […]

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It ‘Smells Like Fear’: Scientists Create Diffuser That Could Keep Pests Off Garden Plants

A diffuser which “smells like fear” could help keep pests off garden plants, according to a new study. The special odor is made up of compounds produced by ladybugs, a natural predator of plant-eating insects which ravage gardens and crops. Pests which catch a whiff of the stuff will change their behavior, thinking predators are […]

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Bandicoots Return to Australian National Park After Being Locally Extinct For More Than a Century

Locally extinct bandicoots have returned to an Australian national park in New South Wales after more than 100 years. The nationally threatened species—known by local Aboriginal people as ‘talpero’—once ranged across inland Australia, including the area now managed as Sturt National Park. The small, native marsupials became extinct in the region after ecosystem changes caused […]

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