Tree People video: Capture the Rain and Rebuild the Economy: It Can Happen Here!
This fun animation shows how reconnecting trees to our city’s watersheds is one of the fastest ways to create lasting jobs while rebuilding local economies and preparing our communities to thrive and survive increasing threats of severe weather.
the prettiest traffic circle in Berkeley, in my opinion. mostly just because it’s got the biggest tree. I think I was in elementary or middle school when the city started installing these. this one’s at Blake at Ellsworth.
Having a cup of tea is a poetic experience in the mobile café designed for trees by Byggstudio. After the first event held in May 2012, people can go on enjoying the tree-inspired menu in other Stockholm’s public gardens.
this totally looks like it could be a set on portlandia.
China’s demand for illegal wood is devastating rare forests and killing rare species across Asia. Al Jazeera does not hold back in this in-depth look at China’s blatant ignorance of environmental destruction.
China’s skyrocketing demand for timber to fuel its economic boom is driving illegal logging and contributing to the destruction of forests in Asia and Africa, needed now more than ever to halt climate change, a new environmental report says.
China is now the biggest international consumer of illegal timber, according to the report from the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), which adds that the trade is causing the destruction of vast tracts of forest in developing countries.
Globally, the trade in illegal timber is worth between $30 billion and $100 billion a year, according to an Interpol and United Nations Environment Programme report.