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Villagers pay tribute to fallen trees to mark Environment Day

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 21:46

As a mark of respect and tribute to the environment, villagers in Ambikapur came up with a an unique gesture. To mark World Environment Day ,villagers in Ambikapur district of Chhattisgarh held condolence meet to mourn cutting of trees in the region.

Chhattisgarh HC stays felling of green trees for road widening in Bilaspur

Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 19:43

Chhattisgarh High Court has stayed the felling of green trees for widening of Link Road in Bilaspur district.

Soon, trees to deliver high-power storage devices

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 23:06

In a major breakthrough, scientists have found a novel way to make high-tech energy storage devices from your neighbourhood tree.

Future cities that `glow` in the dark

Last Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014, 16:23

What about an evening stroll on a street with glowing trees and illuminated pathways? Or finding your favourite vegetable grown on the side of a skyscraper?

`Live fast, die young` strategy could be behind Amazon`s high tree diversity

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 15:09

Scientists suggest that a "live fast, die young" life history strategy could have been a key factor behind today`s high tree diversity in the Amazon.

`Climate-influencing` pine forest particles appear out of thin air

Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 16:52

A new study has found that coniferous trees emit pine-scented vapors that form particles, apparently out of nowhere, and reflect sunlight or promote cloud formation.

Humans drove orangutans to leave trees for ground

Last Updated: Saturday, February 15, 2014, 14:05

Our male ancestors inspired orangutans to get down from the trees and spend more time on the ground to help them cope better with the forest degradation challenges, finds a study.

These crocodiles rest on trees!

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 20:59

A study has found that the reptiles can climb trees as far as the crowns.

Crocodiles are capable of climbing trees

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 13:45

Researchers have found that crocodiles, who in most people`s opinion just waddle on the ground or wade in water, can climb trees as far as the crowns.

SC allows cutting down 38 trees in Taj Trapezium Zone

Last Updated: Monday, February 03, 2014, 18:14

The Supreme Court allowed the Agra Municipal Corporation to cut down 38 trees in the protected area of Taj Mahal under the Taj Trapezium Zone but directed it to plant thrice the number of trees in the compound or nearby areas.

Trees cut in Megamalai hill, admits Conservator of forests

Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 07:14

The Conservator of Forests of Madurai Circle has admitted in Madras High Court Bench here that trees had been felled in the Megamalai hill area for conversion of coffee plantation into tea planation.

Large, older trees grow faster and store more carbon than younger ones

Last Updated: Saturday, January 18, 2014, 14:33

A new study has revealed that the growth of most trees accelerates as they age, which suggests that large, old trees may play an unexpectedly dynamic role in removing carbon from the atmosphere.