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Volunteers In India Plant 50 Million Trees In One Day By
India is looking a lot greener lately, especially since men and women in the state of Uttar Pradesh in northern India joined together to plant 50 million trees in a single day earlier this week. The activists took on the task of reforesting...
Humankind Has Halved The Number Of Trees On The Planet By
The good news: there are over 3 trillion trees covering the Earth—that’s far higher than the 4 billion estimated just two years ago, a team of international researchers has found. But here’s the bad news: there were far more trees—46 percent more—before...
USDA Moving Toward Less Oversight, Regulation Regarding New GE Trees By
Oregon State University professor Steve Strauss holds leaves from genetically engineered poplar trees in an undisclosed location in Oregon, Tuesday, July 29, 2003.  The leaf on the left is an average leaf from an unmodified control tree and the one on the right was genetically...
Genetically Engineered Trees: An Environmental Savior Or A Dangerous Money-Making Scheme? By
QUALLA BOUNDARY, N.C. — Organizations against genetically engineered (GE) trees are working across four continents to call for an end to the scientific manipulation that they say damages the environment, infringes upon the rights of indigenous people, and has negative...