How can you save trees and help the planet? The first step is to start with yourself and make small changes in your daily routine. Millions of people fail to notice the necessity of saving trees. They use tons of paper on a daily basis without making any effort of knowing the adverse effects of such actions on our planet. These materials that they use come from trees. So, by consuming more paper products, more trees pay the ultimate price. How can we save trees?
This is an interesting story…a story of an Indian man known as Jadav Payeng who started planting trees at the same place since 1979 to recover what looked like a lost island. By ‘lost’ we are talking about an island whose natural beauty had been destroyed through human activities like farming. However, one man was determined to beat the odds and reverse all these by restoring the ecosystem and the beauty of the island. The man was with the ‘crazy idea’ was Payeng and nothing
Do plants feel pain and emotion? Is it possible that they can bond and communicate? Do plants feel pain and other human-like sensations? Prince Charles always believed they did. For years the public has laughed at the British Royal for talking to his plants. He was ridiculed for years after being filmed making the following statement on a 1986 documentary filmed about him in the UK. ‘I just come and talk to the plants, really – very important to talk to them. They respond.’ New
As children, many of us enjoyed the adventure and freedom of a treehouse. If you weren’t that lucky, then you missed out on something special. As adults, we are now living in structured homes, houses that must live up to codes and sanctions. This has taken the fun out of having your own space. What if we could have a modern home, but with the adventure of the treehouse? Well, maybe we can! The Imagine House Aibek Almassov, a Kazakh architect, has the idea that
Did you know that Axel Erlandson was the man who created a most unusual form of art? This brilliant artist was a horticulturist who became well known for shaping living trees into extraordinary forms and fascinated everyone who looked at them. His skillful creations made him famous and inspired a lot of artists all over the world. Axel Erlandson was born in 1884 to Swedish parents. His family immigrated to the United States in 1886. During his early years he grew up in Minnesota,
Designers Anna Citelli and Raoul Bretzel have developed organic, biodegradable burial capsules that will turn deceased's bodies into nutrients for a tree that will grow out of their remains. Change is the only constant in life; and the one inevitable outcome of our time spent on this Earth dueling with this factor is that at some point, we will all pass on. But until that time comes, living in the joyful moment and celebrating the finite opportunity to ‘Be’ on this Earth can be a
A new initiative in India will employ up to 300,000 youths in an effort to improve air quality and provide opportunities to the unemployed. Chaotic, majestic, polluting, and entrancing – words that describe India in all her splendor, but also relay the imminent need for transformation and environmental remedy. A growing country with 1.25 billion people, profound spiritual secrets, and increasing global power, India has long fascinated the world. But now it is is taking initiative in an inventive way that will provide youth with
Fauns, elves, pixies, ghouls, trolls – the image of forests and woodlands arouse many feelings of mystery and intrigue. Not only do forests bring to mind mythical creatures, but they’re also the home of countless folklore tales and superstitions. Did you know that the Druids and the Germanic Pagans used to worship trees? No wonder the forest, in all its ethereal splendor, is the perfect place for us to take solitary strolls. Interestingly, forests also provide the perfect place to holistically heal ourselves. All our