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ABC News
Vast, Stubborn California Fire to Rage Through Long WeekendA vast and stubborn wildfire that has proven California's biggest this year was
Vast, Stubborn California Fire to Rage Through Long Weekend
ABC News / Posted 8 minutes ago
A vast and stubborn wildfire that has proven California's biggest this year was expect to spew smoke through the long Labor Day weekend, leaving some campgrounds empty and prompting health warnings. The fire that has burned 130 square miles east of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Special Economic Zones IdentifiedThe Mozambican government has identified 24 "development hubs" where Special Ec
Special Economic Zones Identified
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 minutes ago
The Mozambican government has identified 24 "development hubs" where Special Economic Zones for agro-business can be established, according to Agriculture Minister Jose Pacheco. The Special Zones will promote investment in key sectors to raise... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
US bees could provide an answer to varroa miteKeeping killer bees out while developing a species resistant to the dreaded var
US bees could provide an answer to varroa mite
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 20 minutes ago
Keeping killer bees out while developing a species resistant to the dreaded varroa mite Photo: Sooner or later the varroa mite will find its way to Australia and a researcher argues a species of bee from the US which is resistant to the pest should... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Project to protect bee populations gets $600k boostSecuring bee populations from climate change and varroa mites gets $600,000 boo
Project to protect bee populations gets $600k boost
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 20 minutes ago
Securing bee populations from climate change and varroa mites gets $600,000 boost Photo: Doctor Katja Hogendoorn says the contribution of native bees to crop pollination needed to be assessed. (ABC News: Leah Maclennan) A plan to map bee activity... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Monarch butterflies can be saved by everyoneVERNON >> Vernon is an entry point for monarch butterflies migrating nort
Monarch butterflies can be saved by everyone
Bennington Banner / Posted 3 hours ago
VERNON >> Vernon is an entry point for monarch butterflies migrating north from their wintering grounds in Mexico. In June, a group of nature lovers got together on the back deck of Vermont Woods Studios and shared milkweed seeds and plants —... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Rates to be reduced at county golf courses starting TuesdayThe Erie County Department of Parks, Recreation and Forestry will offer special
Rates to be reduced at county golf courses starting Tuesday
The Buffalo News / Posted 3 hours ago
The Erie County Department of Parks, Recreation and Forestry will offer special fall rates at both its golf courses beginning Tuesday. Golfers will be able to play 18 holes of golf and have use of a cart for just $20 at both the Elma Meadows and... Read more
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KMTR Eugene
Female inmate firefighters make Oregon historyCOFFEE CREEK, Ore. – The first female inmate firefighters in Oregon’s history a
Female inmate firefighters make Oregon history
KMTR Eugene / Posted 5 hours ago
COFFEE CREEK, Ore. – The first female inmate firefighters in Oregon’s history are ready to go to the front lines. It’s the end of a week-long training program teaching 17 female inmates everything they need to help the Oregon Department of... Read more
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The Border Mail
Melbourne train strike: Metro waits for the rail union's next move, finals fearMetro Trains boss condemns union suggestion to disrupt football finals week as
Melbourne train strike: Metro waits for the rail union's next move, finals fear
The Border Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
Metro Trains boss condemns union suggestion to disrupt football finals week as "an absolute outrage". Metro Trains is waiting to see what the Rail, Tram and Bus Union's next move will be, but says the system ran "smoothly" during a four-hour... Read more
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The Courier
Melbourne train strike: Metro waits for the rail union's next move, finals fearMetro Trains boss condemns union suggestion to disrupt football finals week as
Melbourne train strike: Metro waits for the rail union's next move, finals fear
The Courier / Posted 5 hours ago
Metro Trains boss condemns union suggestion to disrupt football finals week as "an absolute outrage". Metro Trains is waiting to see what the Rail, Tram and Bus Union's next move will be, but says the system ran "smoothly" during a four-hour... Read more
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The Age
Union finals threat as @MetroTrains waits for union's next strikeMetro Trains is waiting to see what the Rail, Tram and Bus Union's next move wi
Union finals threat as @MetroTrains waits for union's next strike
The Age / Posted 5 hours ago
Metro Trains is waiting to see what the Rail, Tram and Bus Union's next move will be, but says the system ran "smoothly" during a four-hour stopwork early on Saturday morning. However, the company is bracing itself after the volatile Construction,... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Learning from neighbours and local governments – Rainer Heufers Published: 5 September 2015 7:26 AM More than 190 nations are preparing to a
Learning from neighbours and local governments – Rainer Heufers
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 6 hours ago
Published: 5 September 2015 7:26 AM More than 190 nations are preparing to assemble in Paris for their 21st annual conference on climate change in December. Wealthy nations have... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Sustainable forest management report to be launchedSaturday, 5 September 2015, 10:22 amPress Release: New Zealand Government at Wo
Sustainable forest management report to be launched
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 hours ago
Saturday, 5 September 2015, 10:22 amPress Release: New Zealand Government at World Forestry CongressAssociate Minister for Primary Industries... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researchers launch new online wildlife disease reporting systemDr. Debra Miller (shown center) demonstrates necropsy techniques for amphibians
Researchers launch new online wildlife disease reporting system
PhysOrg / Posted 7 hours ago
Dr. Debra Miller (shown center) demonstrates necropsy techniques for amphibians to UT veterinary students. Miller serves as director of the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture Center for Wildlife Health. Credit: M. Gray, courtesy UTIA.... Read more
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Weekly Times
Abbott to attend Tas Libs conferenceMONEY and Mantach. THE two are shaping as the most anticipated topics at the w
Abbott to attend Tas Libs conference
Weekly Times / Posted 7 hours ago
MONEY and Mantach. THE two are shaping as the most anticipated topics at the weekend's Tasmanian Liberal Party conference, where Tony Abbott will be the headline act on Saturday. Tasmanian Liberal senator Eric Abetz has confirmed he expects an... Read more
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News.com.au
Abbott to attend Tas Libs conferencebreaking news MONEY and Mantach. THE two are shaping as the most anticipate
Abbott to attend Tas Libs conference
News.com.au / Posted 7 hours ago
breaking news MONEY and Mantach. THE two are shaping as the most anticipated topics at the weekend's Tasmanian Liberal Party conference, where Tony Abbott will be the headline act on Saturday. Two years after... Read more
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Bakersfield Now
Large California fire expected to rage into holiday weekend FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — California's largest wildfire so far this year was expe
Large California fire expected to rage into holiday weekend
Bakersfield Now / Posted 7 hours ago
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — California's largest wildfire so far this year was expected to rage through the Labor Day weekend in the Sierra Nevada, spewing smoke that has forced campgrounds near... Read more
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The Columbian
Large California fire expected to rage into holiday weekendFRESNO, Calif. — California’s largest wildfire so far this year was expected to
Large California fire expected to rage into holiday weekend
The Columbian / Posted 9 hours ago
FRESNO, Calif. — California’s largest wildfire so far this year was expected to rage through the Labor Day weekend in the Sierra Nevada, spewing smoke that has forced campgrounds near a popular lake to close and prompted health warnings, officials... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Third consecutive day of train strikes in MelbourneMelbourne train strikes: Third consecutive day of industrial action as pay disp
Third consecutive day of train strikes in Melbourne
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 9 hours ago
Melbourne train strikes: Third consecutive day of industrial action as pay dispute continues Train workers in Melbourne have taken industrial action for the third day in a row, stopping work for four hours from 2:00am. About 70 services were... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
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Large California fire expected to rage into holiday weekend
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 hours ago
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Mashable
Earth has lost half of its trees to humansA new global census of all the trees on Earth estimates that more than 3 trilli
Earth has lost half of its trees to humans
Mashable / Posted 9 hours ago
A new global census of all the trees on Earth estimates that more than 3 trillion call this "pale blue dot" home. But the total number of trees on the planet has dropped by almost 50% since human civilization began. The study is billed as the most... Read more
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Orange County Register
Large Central California fire expected to rage into holiday weekendFRESNO – California’s largest wildfire so far this year was expected to rage th
Large Central California fire expected to rage into holiday weekend
Orange County Register / Posted 9 hours ago
FRESNO – California’s largest wildfire so far this year was expected to rage through the Labor Day weekend in the Sierra Nevada, spewing smoke that has forced campgrounds near a popular lake to close and prompted health warnings, officials said... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Tennesseans Aid In Wildfire Fight As wildfires continue to burn across much of the western United States, emplo
Tennesseans Aid In Wildfire Fight
The Chattanoogan / Posted 9 hours ago
As wildfires continue to burn across much of the western United States, employees with the Tennessee Department of Agriculture’s Division of Forestry are among those on the front lines of the fire fight. A total of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
7 counties under burn bans at start of holiday weekendSeven Arkansas counties are under burn bans going into Labor Day weekend, accor
7 counties under burn bans at start of holiday weekend
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 hours ago
Seven Arkansas counties are under burn bans going into Labor Day weekend, according to the Arkansas Forestry Commission. As of Friday afternoon, the counties with bans on outdoor burning are Ashley, Chicot, Clark, Faulkner, Grant, Hempstead and Hot... Read more
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Lebanon Daily News
Large California fire expected to rage into holiday weekendFRESNO, Calif. (AP) — California's largest wildfire so far this year was expect
Large California fire expected to rage into holiday weekend
Lebanon Daily News / Posted 9 hours ago
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — California's largest wildfire so far this year was expected to rage through the Labor Day weekend in the Sierra Nevada, spewing smoke that has forced campgrounds near a popular lake to close and prompted health warnings,... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
Large California fire expected to rage into holiday weekendFRESNO, Calif. (AP) - California's largest wildfire so far this year was expect
Large California fire expected to rage into holiday weekend
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 9 hours ago
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - California's largest wildfire so far this year was expected to rage through the Labor Day weekend in the Sierra Nevada, spewing smoke that has forced campgrounds near a popular lake to close and prompted health warnings,... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
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Large California fire expected to rage into holiday weekend
Houston Chronicle / Posted 10 hours ago
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ABC News
Large California Fire Expected to Rage Into Holiday WeekendCalifornia's largest wildfire so far this year was expected to rage through the
Large California Fire Expected to Rage Into Holiday Weekend
ABC News / Posted 10 hours ago
California's largest wildfire so far this year was expected to rage through the Labor Day weekend in the Sierra Nevada, spewing smoke that has forced campgrounds near a popular lake to close and prompted health warnings, officials said Friday. The... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
The Earth has 3 trillion trees, study findsThe good news: A new study finds that there are 3.04 trillion trees on Earth, 7
The Earth has 3 trillion trees, study finds
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 10 hours ago
The good news: A new study finds that there are 3.04 trillion trees on Earth, 7½ times more than previous estimates. That's more than 3,000,000,000,000. A whopping 12 zeros. Roughly 422 trees -- a tiny forest! -- for every person on the planet. The... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Campfire ban in state parks lifted -- for Western Oregon | News - Home Fire danger lowers -- but not for areas east of the Cascades P
Campfire ban in state parks lifted -- for Western Oregon
KTVZ Bend / Posted 10 hours ago
| News - Home Fire danger lowers -- but not for areas east of the Cascades POSTED: 11:46 AM PDT September 4, 2015 Oregon Dept. of... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Dozens of Tennessee firefighters fighting fires out westWildfires are burning across much of the western U.S., and the Tennessee Depart
Dozens of Tennessee firefighters fighting fires out west
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 10 hours ago
Wildfires are burning across much of the western U.S., and the Tennessee Department of Agriculture’s Division of Forestry has employees on the front lines of the fire fight. This summer, 35 employees have been deployed to assist in the firefighting... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
West Shore News Through the Decades: Week of Sept. 9A look back at what made the news in past years. Angry scrawls on private prop
West Shore News Through the Decades: Week of Sept. 9
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 10 hours ago
A look back at what made the news in past years. Angry scrawls on private property signs, the Victoria Shamrocks looking for revenge following Mann Cup qualifications, a Corvette crash that sent it’s alternator through the window of another car, a... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Abbott to attend Tas Liberal conferenceMoney and Mantach. The two are shaping as the most anticipated topics at the w
Abbott to attend Tas Liberal conference
Sky News Australia / Posted 10 hours ago
Money and Mantach. The two are shaping as the most anticipated topics at the weekend's Tasmanian Liberal Party conference, where Tony Abbott will be the headline act on Saturday. Two years after his election campaign pledge of $16 million for... Read more
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Sky News Australia
PM to attend Tas Liberal conferenceMoney and Mantach. The two are shaping as the most anticipated topics at the w
PM to attend Tas Liberal conference
Sky News Australia / Posted 10 hours ago
Money and Mantach. The two are shaping as the most anticipated topics at the weekend's Tasmanian Liberal Party conference, where Tony Abbott will be the headline act on Saturday. Two years after his election campaign pledge of $16 million for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Trees Are Very Important to People, Animal, Environment'Lamin Sawaneh, regional forestry officer, Lower River Region, has said trees ar
Trees Are Very Important to People, Animal, Environment'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
Lamin Sawaneh, regional forestry officer, Lower River Region, has said trees are of economic, social, medicinal and ecological importance to the people, animal and environment. "The trees we are planting here today will have ecological importance... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Concern Universal Trains Fankaso Federation Executive MembersConcern Universal recently organised a two-day training to enhance the capaciti
Concern Universal Trains Fankaso Federation Executive Members
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
Concern Universal recently organised a two-day training to enhance the capacities of the executive members of Fankaso Federation in Central River Region south on their roles and responsibilities as executives. The federation consists of 40 women... Read more
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Sun Star
The culture of destructionALL over the world, the warning is about the debilitating climate change that w
The culture of destruction
Sun Star / Posted 11 hours ago
ALL over the world, the warning is about the debilitating climate change that will first affect developing countries. In the Philippines, it’s business as usual; with Vice President Jejomar Binay even believing he will gain votes by saying he will... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Rat populations ballooning in numbers in OkanaganRats. They're the scourge of just about every major urban hub and now they have
Rat populations ballooning in numbers in Okanagan
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 11 hours ago
Rats. They're the scourge of just about every major urban hub and now they have made the Okanagan home. “One evening while in my office at home…I looked out the window and there, on a six-foot-high wooden fence, a rat had stopped in its tracks, five... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
The Earth has 3 trillion trees, study findsThe good news: A new study finds that there are 3.04 trillion trees on Earth, 7
The Earth has 3 trillion trees, study finds
KY3 Springfield / Posted 11 hours ago
The good news: A new study finds that there are 3.04 trillion trees on Earth, 7½ times more than previous estimates. That's more than 3,000,000,000,000. A whopping 12 zeros. Roughly 422 trees -- a tiny forest! -- for every person on the planet. The... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
The Earth has 3 trillion trees, study findsThe good news: A new study finds that there are 3.04 trillion trees on Earth, 7
The Earth has 3 trillion trees, study finds
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 11 hours ago
The good news: A new study finds that there are 3.04 trillion trees on Earth, 7½ times more than previous estimates. That's more than 3,000,000,000,000. A whopping 12 zeros. Roughly 422 trees -- a tiny forest! -- for every person on the planet. The... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
The Earth has 3 trillion trees, study findsThe good news: A new study finds that there are 3.04 trillion trees on Earth, 7
The Earth has 3 trillion trees, study finds
Local 10 Miami / Posted 11 hours ago
The good news: A new study finds that there are 3.04 trillion trees on Earth, 7½ times more than previous estimates. That's more than 3,000,000,000,000. A whopping 12 zeros. Roughly 422 trees -- a tiny forest! -- for every person on the planet. The... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
The Earth has 3 trillion trees, study findsThe good news: A new study finds that there are 3.04 trillion trees on Earth, 7
The Earth has 3 trillion trees, study finds
KSPR Springfield / Posted 11 hours ago
The good news: A new study finds that there are 3.04 trillion trees on Earth, 7½ times more than previous estimates. That's more than 3,000,000,000,000. A whopping 12 zeros. Roughly 422 trees -- a tiny forest! -- for every person on the planet. The... Read more
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News 8000
The Earth has 3 trillion trees, study findsThe good news: A new study finds that there are 3.04 trillion trees on Earth, 7
The Earth has 3 trillion trees, study finds
News 8000 / Posted 11 hours ago
The good news: A new study finds that there are 3.04 trillion trees on Earth, 7½ times more than previous estimates. That's more than 3,000,000,000,000. A whopping 12 zeros. Roughly 422 trees -- a tiny forest! -- for every person on the planet. The... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
The Earth has 3 trillion trees, study findsThe good news: A new study finds that there are 3.04 trillion trees on Earth, 7
The Earth has 3 trillion trees, study finds
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 12 hours ago
The good news: A new study finds that there are 3.04 trillion trees on Earth, 7½ times more than previous estimates. That's more than 3,000,000,000,000. A whopping 12 zeros. Roughly 422 trees -- a tiny forest! -- for every person on the planet. The... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
The Earth has 3 trillion trees, study findsThe good news: A new study finds that there are 3.04 trillion trees on Earth, 7
The Earth has 3 trillion trees, study finds
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 12 hours ago
The good news: A new study finds that there are 3.04 trillion trees on Earth, 7½ times more than previous estimates. That's more than 3,000,000,000,000. A whopping 12 zeros. Roughly 422 trees -- a tiny forest! -- for every person on the planet. The... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Good news for the Earth: Study finds there are 3 trillion trees on the planetNEW YORK — The good news: A new study finds that there are 3.04 trillion trees
Good news for the Earth: Study finds there are 3 trillion trees on the planet
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 12 hours ago
NEW YORK — The good news: A new study finds that there are 3.04 trillion trees on Earth, 7½ times more than previous estimates. That’s more than 3,000,000,000,000. A whopping 12 zeros. Roughly 422 trees — a tiny forest! — for every person on the... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
The Earth has 3 trillion trees, study findsThe good news: A new study finds that there are 3.04 trillion trees on Earth, 7
The Earth has 3 trillion trees, study finds
KTXS Abilene / Posted 12 hours ago
The good news: A new study finds that there are 3.04 trillion trees on Earth, 7½ times more than previous estimates. That's more than 3,000,000,000,000. A whopping 12 zeros. Roughly 422 trees -- a tiny forest! -- for every person on the planet. The... Read more
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KECI Missoula
The Earth has 3 trillion trees, study findsThe good news: A new study finds that there are 3.04 trillion trees on Earth, 7
The Earth has 3 trillion trees, study finds
KECI Missoula / Posted 12 hours ago
The good news: A new study finds that there are 3.04 trillion trees on Earth, 7½ times more than previous estimates. That's more than 3,000,000,000,000. A whopping 12 zeros. Roughly 422 trees -- a tiny forest! -- for every person on the planet. The... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
The Earth has 3 trillion trees, study findsThe good news: A new study finds that there are 3.04 trillion trees on Earth, 7
The Earth has 3 trillion trees, study finds
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 12 hours ago
The good news: A new study finds that there are 3.04 trillion trees on Earth, 7½ times more than previous estimates. That's more than 3,000,000,000,000. A whopping 12 zeros. Roughly 422 trees -- a tiny forest! -- for every person on the planet. The... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
The Earth has 3 trillion trees, study findsThe good news: A new study finds that there are 3.04 trillion trees on Earth, 7
The Earth has 3 trillion trees, study finds
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 12 hours ago
The good news: A new study finds that there are 3.04 trillion trees on Earth, 7½ times more than previous estimates. That's more than 3,000,000,000,000. A whopping 12 zeros. Roughly 422 trees -- a tiny forest! -- for every person on the planet. The... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
The Earth has 3 trillion trees, study findsThe good news: A new study finds that there are 3.04 trillion trees on Earth, 7
The Earth has 3 trillion trees, study finds
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 12 hours ago
The good news: A new study finds that there are 3.04 trillion trees on Earth, 7½ times more than previous estimates. That's more than 3,000,000,000,000. A whopping 12 zeros. Roughly 422 trees -- a tiny forest! -- for every person on the planet. The... Read more
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