Invasive trees used for desks

2013-01-25 21:54

An unwelcome tree species has brought welcome relief to school children sharing desks in class, it was reported.

Invest in trees and soil - UN

2009-06-05 09:25

Chopping down fewer trees and caring for the soil may be cheaper and more effective in fighting climate change than curbing emissions from coal plants, the UN said.

Abalimi Bezekhaya

2009-09-04 12:23

Need advice for growing your own herbs, fruit and veg? Ask the gardening experts from Abalimi Bezekhaya...

Crocodiles can climb trees

2014-02-17 13:44

No matter how high up in the tree you are, the crocodile will still be able to hunt you down as they can now climb trees.

How trees play role in smog production

2013-04-26 08:22

Trees may actually be adding to air pollution.

'Carbon farming' to address climate change

2013-08-01 08:29

Scientists may have come up with a way to mitigate the effects of climate change – by planting a certain type of tree in desert regions.


150 yellowwood trees poisoned

2009-08-04 11:37

About 150 yellowwood trees, an endangered species and the national tree of South Africa, have been chopped down and poisoned because they were mistaken for black wattle trees.

Bistro 98

2013-08-14 15:15

Bistro 98 in Salt Rock is a quiet haven where you dine amongst the forest trees.

Trees used to create recyclable solar cell

2013-03-27 08:13

Solar cells are just like leaves, capturing the sunlight and turning it into energy. It’s fitting that they can now be made partially from trees.

Global warming may cause trees to 'migrate'

2013-09-16 10:34

Many climate studies have predicted that tree species will respond to global warming by migrating via seed dispersal to cooler climates.

When trees die off human health will suffer

2013-02-13 08:26

Whether it's lush palms or piney groves, the health of trees in your neighbourhood might influence your physical health, a new study suggests.

Fungus deadly to Aids patients grows on trees

2014-08-22 14:04

A 13-year-old girl found the environmental source of fungal infections that have been sickening HIV/Aids patients in Southern California for many years.

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