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2009-10-02 14:05:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Chegg.com, the number one online textbook rental company, has helped the environment by planting a tree for every book rented, sold or bought.

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2009-09-23 13:44:44

If past is prelude, trees and shrubs may have a harder time keeping pace with global warming.

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2009-09-18 08:47:20

Researchers at North Carolina State University are working to demonstrate that trees can be used to degrade or capture fuels that leak into soil and ground water.

2009-09-15 11:20:00

One-hour NGC Episode Premieres Tuesday, September 29, 2009, at 10 p.m. ET/PT --October Magazine Includes Pull-Out Poster of Full-Length Digital Portrait of Redwood Tree, Composed of 84 Images Stitched Together WASHINGTON, Sept.

2009-09-08 13:19:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers can help offset the pollution that leads to a warmer climate by learning how to plant and care for a tree this fall, said Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Acting Secretary John Quigley.

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2009-08-25 14:50:00

Scientists said today at the 2nd World Congress of Agroforestry that a type of acacia tree with an unusual growth habit-unlike virtually all other trees-holds particular promise for farmers in Africa as a free source of nitrogen for their soils that could last generations.

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2009-08-21 09:55:00

The ability to envisage the future may be closer than you would think. A recent paper by Sean Hammond and Karl Niklas in the August 2009 issue of the American Journal of Botany (available here) presents an algorithm that may be used to predict the future dynamics of plant communities

2009-08-06 11:19:23

With summer in full swing, many plants are at their peak bloom and climbing plants, like clematis, morning glories, and sweet peas, are especially remarkable.

2009-07-30 11:14:01

Scientists are comparing annual growth rings of the Pacific Northwest's largest bivalve and its most iconic tree for clues to how living organisms may have responded to changes in climate.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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