Thursday, June 20, 2013
Ban on plantation of Russian poplar trees in Srinagar
The local administration has imposed a blanket ban on plantation of Russian poplar trees in the summ...
Rapid climate change led to decline of ice age trees
Short, sharp fluctuations in the Earth`s climate throughout the last ice age may have stopped trees ...
Over 3,000 trees could be felled for road project in Meghalaya
Over 3,000 trees, including those falling within the Narpuh Reserve Forest in eastern Meghalaya, mig...
Why trees don’t grow taller than 100 metres
The mathematical explanation for the phenomena – the taller the tree, the smaller its leaves – also ...
Scientists to clone the perfect Christmas tree
German scientists are searching a way to clone the perfect Christmas tree.
Felling of giant trees can be disastrous
The felling of giant trees can be disastrous from the ecological perspective, possibly triggering a ...
Jurassic age dinosaurs stripped bark off of trees using their jaws
Researchers have discovered the eating habits of a giant, herbivorous sauropod dinosaur from the Jur...
Palm trees could grow in Antarctic if climate change persists
Palm trees, usually found in hot climatic conditions, could grow in the Antarctic within a few hundr...
8th-century cosmic blast captured in cedar trees
In the late eighth century, Earth was hit by a mystery blast of cosmic rays, say Japanese scientists...
Even trees can suffer jetlag
Trees have biological clocks and can be affected by jetlag just as humans, a new study has revealed.
Trees may help generate electricity in air
Plants may play a role in electrifying the atmosphere, a new finding has suggested.
Cherry trees planted as tsunami caution for future
Organizers believe that a lack of knowledge among local residents regarding tsunamis may have worse...
Giant trees face dire future
The world`s biggest and most magnificent trees face a dire future - thanks to logging, deforestation...
Nepal: Thousands throng to celebrate Christmas
Hindus and Buddhists also joined Christians, as people were also seen in restaurants and night clubs...
Seven Israeli women held over right-wing violence
Seven young Israeli women have been arrested on suspicion of participating in the destruction of hu...
Sherlock instruments to make debut at concert for trees
Four stringed instruments made from the wood of a tree at Doyle’s childhood home are set to be playe...
Evidence of 900-yr-old mega drought period found
Researchers at the University of Arizona have revealed a previously unknown multi-decade drought per...
Coconut trees, the next adventure sport platform?
Coconut trees possess great potential as a platform for adventure sports in Goa, a state known prima...
Wood may be 10 million years older than thought!
A study of 400-million-year-old samples of fossils has revealed that woody plants appeared about 10 ...
Rakhis to be round trees to save environment
In a novel way to promote environmental awareness, Bihar government would organise a state-level p...
Forest trees retain memories of their origin
There is a form of molecular `memory` in trees where a tree`s previous personal experience influence...
Scientists unveil new mobile app to identify trees
Users make the final identification and share their findings with the app`s growing database to help...
Here’s a website where members share sex lives to save trees!
In a rare of its kind, a Norwegian organisation is using sex and orgies as a non-profit way of raisi...
20-foot trees to adorn aisle for Will-Kate wedding
Eight 20-foot-tall trees along with seasonal British flowers will adorn the aisle of the Westminster...
Say no to plastic and grow more trees: Dikshit
Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit exhorted school children and city residents to abandon the use o...
Now, trees can detect soil, water contaminants
Trees can really let you know about unseen degradation of the environment.
Trees more sensitive to climate change than previously thought
Tree growth & fecundity –the ability to produce viable seeds are more sensitive to climate chang...
Two policemen suspended for cutting trees in UP
A sub-inspector and a constable have been suspended for their alleged involvement in cutting trees, ...
Wi-fi radiation harmful to trees: Study
Wi-fi networks that enable our burgeoning online communications are a threat to trees.
Women make trees their brothers to protect forest
A number of young women have decided to take upon themselves the responsibility of saving the fore...
Yamuna Expressway: SC to wait for amicus report on felling of trees
The Supreme Court on Friday said it will wait for an amicus curiae report to decide on the issue of ...
Over 17 lakh trees to be planted in J&K this year: Minister
Over seventeen lakh saplings will be planted in different parts of Jammu and Kashmir this year, Mi...
Israel uproot trees that caused clashes with Lebanon
Israeli troops on Wednesday uprooted trees along the border with Lebanon where deadly clashes had er...
`Ten minutes to earth` enters 2nd year in Sikkim
`10 Minutes to Earth`, a plantation drive by Sikkim CM in which every citizen was to dedicate 10 mi...
Arunachal`s anti-cancer yew trees under threat
Anti-cancer yew trees, Taxus, found in Arunanchal are suffering from the cancer of over-exploitation...
Noida Park: SC seeks environment impact of felling trees
The SC on Thursday directed the Centre to examine the environmental impact caused by the felling of...
UDF walkout over felling of rubber trees by miscreants
Congress led UDF opposition in Kerala today staged a walkout in the assembly alleging that LDF gov...
With 2.5bn trees planted, India joins UN initiative
By planting 2.5bn trees since 2007, India has joined the Plant for Planet: The Billion Tree Campaign...
Russian jailed for felling `Siberian tiger` trees
A resident of Russia was sentenced to nearly four years for having chopped down trees necessary for ...
Global warming helping trees grow faster
Global warming is helping trees to grow at a faster rate now than they have done in the past 200 y...
Global warming good for trees, bad for ducks: Studies
Global warming is good news for trees, which are thriving in higher temperatures and longer growing ...
Trees growing at fastest rate in 200 years
A new study by scientists has determined that global warming is making trees across North America gr...
Plants can feel a rise in temperature
A new research by scientists has shown how plants not only ‘feel’ a rise in temperature, but also co...
Higher CO2 makes pine trees more productive
A new research has found that pine trees grown for 12 years in air one-and-a-half times richer in ca...
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