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‘Green gold’: Pakistan plants hundreds of millions of trees

3 months, 19 days ago
HEROSHAH: The change is drastic: around the region of Heroshah, previously arid hills are now covered with the forest as far as the horizon. In northwestern Pakistan, hundreds of millions of trees have been planted to fight deforestation.…

British Queen’s secret passion for trees revealed

6 months, 5 days ago
A new documentary about Britain's Queen Elizabeth II has revealed her previously unknown passion for trees. The 91-year-old monarch has planted hundreds of trees on royal visits all over the planet and has a deep and "touching"…

Qatar to plant 16,000 trees to spruce up World Cup venues

7 months, 21 days ago
DOHA: Desert country Qatar will plant at least 16,000 trees in a bid to "beautify" its eight planned 2022 World Cup stadiums, tournament organisers said on Thursday. The trees, a mixture of local specimens and other varieties imported…

Paying to preserve trees helps fight warming: study

1 year, 2 months ago
MIAMI: Paying small amounts of cash to convince landowners not to cut down their trees is a highly effective strategy for reducing carbon emissions that drive climate change, researchers said on Thursday. Trees are important because they…

First world survey finds 9,600 tree species risk extinction

1 year, 6 months ago
The first ever global database of trees on Wednesday revealed that 9,600 tree species are threatened with extinction and identified a total of 60,065 in existence. Brazil is the country with the most diverse tree population, with 8,715…

British designer growing trees into furniture

3 years, 4 months ago
WIRKSWORTH: Deep in the English countryside, there's a bizarre sight: rows of trees being grown into upside-down chairs, slowly taking shape over years of careful nurturing.