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Google Earth 3D trees and climate change

Thursday, November 24, 2011

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The sun is back in London and I am heading off  to Kew Gardens to soak up the horticultural delights and hopefully take some photos – especially of the beautiful trees that are at Kew. Speaking of trees, did you know that Google Earth now has an amazing 3D tree facility that lets you look at how trees compliment […]

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Kew branches out

Sunday, May 25, 2008

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Kew branches out

The Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew is THE place to visit in London if you want to see the world’s largest collection of 40,000 plants. I was at Kew yesterday to witness the opening of the new Rhizotron and Xstrata Treetop Walkway which adds new meaning to the expression – a bird’s eye view! Balancing […]

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Trees under threat

Friday, May 16, 2008

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The United Nations Environment Programme has just announced that it is planning to plant 7 billion trees before the end of 2008 in an effort to absorb CO2 and slow down climate change. If enough of them are planted it may be possible to make a difference and reverse some of the effects of deforestation […]

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