Browsing the "forest" Tag

The Cemetery as Tree Nursery: Capsula Mundi

September 17th, 2014 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

Designers Anna Citelli and Raoul Bretzel's Capsula Mundi concept makes burial of the dead cleaner and greener by turning a cemetery into a tree nursery fed by decomposing bodies


World Forest Area Still on the Decline

August 31st, 2012 | by Earth Policy Institute

Forests provide many important goods, such as timber and paper. They also supply essential services—for example, they filter water, control water runoff, protect soil, regulate climate, cycle and store nutrients, and provide habitat for countless animal species and space for recreation. Human demand for their products, though, keeps them in a state of decline globally



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