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Year of Forests

2011 is the International Year of Forests. What does this mean? Are we going to cut fewer trees this year? That would be nice. Are we going to fine companies this year that cut more trees than they replace? Are … Continue reading

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Real Estate – environmental cancer

Wikipedia describes the term ‘real estate’ as follows: “Real estate is a legal term (in some jurisdictions, such as the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, USA and The Bahamas) that encompasses land along with improvements to the land, such as buildings, … Continue reading

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Human brain malfunction

Do you know any animal that destroys itself? I don’t. What I learned in school in biology class is that all animals’ main goal in life is to survive. All animals – except one that’s called human – main goal … Continue reading

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We must learn our lesson

Historians, sociologists and the curious has researched and still search the reasons today as to why the Mayan civilization has collapsed or disappeared? What happened? Jared Diamond says in his book Collapse that past societies steep decline may begin only … Continue reading

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Forest societies

The forest is not simply an accumulation of trees but is itself a society, a community of trees that mutually influence each other, thus giving rise to a whole series of new phenomena that are not the properties of trees … Continue reading

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