In India, coconut trees are everywhere. They also play a major role in the typical Indian life. This is because of the versatility that a coconut tree offers. From food, to household products, and beauty and wellness, coconut can be turned into almost anything that contribute to the economy of this country. But with its
Farm Africa is an organization that is working on reforestation efforts in East Africa and helping farmers escape from poverty. According to their statistics, only less than 4% of Ethiopia’s land is forested. This is a very alarming number considering that at the end of the 19th century, the country still had 30% of forested
A new law in the Philippines will require students to plant trees before they can graduate. We are well aware of the fact that trees can help combat climate change. They remove carbon dioxide from the air and release oxygen into the atmosphere. Trees serve a number of other purposes – they help purify the
In certain types of trees such as – but not limited to – eucalyptus, Sitka spruce, and Japanese larch, a unique phenomenon where the uppermost branches of trees don’t touch can be observed. It’s called “crown shyness”, where the crowns of trees are separated by a gap clearly visible when viewed from the ground level.
From the moment they sprout from the ground, trees have always been beneficial to people. Even in death, trees still have some role in the environment. A standing dead tree gives shelter to some birds and bats. A fallen tree, on the other hand, provides minerals to the soil that will ensure the growth of