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Trees provide annual services worth USD 500 mn per magacity

Trees provide annual services worth USD 500 mn per magacity

Megacities are home to nearly 10 per cent of the world's 7.5 billion people.

Aug 24, 2017, 09:09 AM IST
Is the downfall of deforestation near? Aussie engineer has it all planned with this drone! - This is how

Is the downfall of deforestation near? Aussie engineer has it all planned with this drone! - This is how

More than 15 billion trees are lost to the world every year as civilisation continues to expand.

Jun 25, 2017, 13:34 PM IST
Human ancestors stayed in trees for longer than thought: Study

Human ancestors stayed in trees for longer than thought: Study

The findings lend new weight to the theory that our early ancestors continued to exploit the forest canopy for resources even as they evolved to walk on two legs, researchers said.

May 16, 2017, 00:45 AM IST
More than 60,000 species of trees call Earth their home, says study

More than 60,000 species of trees call Earth their home, says study

An important factor of the study is the geo-referencing of the tree species, which allow conservationists to locate individual species.

Apr 05, 2017, 23:03 PM IST
Saving the environment: Researchers use Google Street View to map ecosystem

Saving the environment: Researchers use Google Street View to map ecosystem

A team of researchers, using nearly 100,000 images extracted from Google Street View, has developed a method to map and quantify how street trees regulate ecosystem services.

Mar 01, 2017, 15:29 PM IST
Maharashtra to appoint 1 crore 'tree ambassadors' to conserve forests

Maharashtra to appoint 1 crore 'tree ambassadors' to conserve forests

Lauding the dedicated efforts of forest officials and the staff in making the earlier tree plantation drive in July a great success, Mungntiwar assured them all cooperation in their endeavour for forest and wildlife conservation.

Sep 30, 2016, 10:50 AM IST

Secret clocks in tree rings could exactly date ancient events

Scholars believe that intense solar storms caused major bursts of radiation to strike the Earth in 775 and 994AD, which resulted in distinct spikes in the concentration of radiocarbon in trees growing at that time. 

Aug 17, 2016, 15:55 PM IST

India set to paint its national highways green

Ashok Kumar/OneWorld South Asia

Jul 02, 2016, 03:02 AM IST