Monthly Archives: September 2013

Planting Forests in Romania

I used to live close to a deforested mountain  and a forest was planted during my childhood. The land slides were stopped and a fragrant forest was planted on the back of my parents house. It was probably planted during an … Continue reading

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Oldest Tress

By Liliana Usvat Here are few old trees that are still alive. It would be nice to preserve them and plant more. Pinus longaeva, the Great Basin bristlecone pine, is a long-living species of tree found in the higher mountains … Continue reading

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Forestation and Regeneration of the Soil

Questions? What should be done to reverse the trend of planed deforestation? What can we do as individuals to reverse the public opinion regarding this issue? Wat were the best laws that should be used to reverse desertification and restoration … Continue reading

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Bamboo Forests

Bamboo is one of the fastest-growing plants on Earth, with reported growth rates of 100 cm (39 in) in 24 hours. An acre of bamboo absorbs 33% more carbon dioxide and releases 35% more oxygen than hardwood trees. Forests of … Continue reading

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Forest at Rosia Montana Romania

by Liliana Usvat Rosia Montana “If you really think the environment is less important than the economy try holding your breath while counting your money.” -Dr Guy McPherson For the benefit of few people that make money out of the … Continue reading

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Permaculture – a Food Forest

Permaculture is a branch of ecological design, ecological engineering, and environmental design that develops sustainable architecture and self-maintained agricultural systems modeled from natural ecosystems. Agroforestry is an integrated approach of using the interactive benefits from combining trees and shrubs with … Continue reading

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Forests and Water in Roman Empire

If we do not learn from the past we might repeat it. Deforestation during the Roman period was a result of the geographical expansion of the Roman Empire, with its increased population, large-scale agriculture, and unprecedented economic development. Roman expansion … Continue reading

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