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#Trees

From TheJournal.ie People warned about dangers of power lines when cutting trees Electricity

People warned about dangers of power lines when cutting trees

Contact with overhead electricity wires is extremely dangerous and can be fatal.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland is way behind on its tree-planting schedule Not Treemendous

Ireland is way behind on its tree-planting schedule

The planting of broadleaf trees has ‘flatlined’ since 2015.

From TheJournal.ie How the 'soft chaos' of nature reduces stress and helps us physically heal Get Out

How the 'soft chaos' of nature reduces stress and helps us physically heal

Come with us, on a walk through Dublin’s Botanic Gardens.

From TheJournal.ie 'War on wildlife': Bristol residents put spikes on tree to avoid birds pooing on cars Mind Your Claws
From TheJournal.ie How civil war in the Ukraine and a late frost in Germany affects a Christmas tree grower in Wicklow Oh Christmas Tree

How civil war in the Ukraine and a late frost in Germany affects a Christmas tree grower in Wicklow

The last few weeks in November are always busiest for the nation’s Christmas tree growers, with mass harvesting beginning.

From TheJournal.ie Locals to gather in Cork to remember 600 trees 'lost' in Storm Ophelia Conservation

Locals to gather in Cork to remember 600 trees 'lost' in Storm Ophelia

“Everyone was tree-conscious after Storm Ophelia hit,” said local woman Liz Madden.

From TheJournal.ie A jungle high above the city streets - living in Milan's elite 'Vertical Forest' Vertical Forest

A jungle high above the city streets - living in Milan's elite 'Vertical Forest'

The matching skyscrapers have won multiple awards worldwide for their design by architect Stefano Boeri.

From TheJournal.ie 'Today is for celebration': Council goes back on plans to cut down 109-year-old Fairview trees Save Our Trees

'Today is for celebration': Council goes back on plans to cut down 109-year-old Fairview trees

Plans to cut down the trees were met with strong resistance from local residents when announced earlier this year.

From TheJournal.ie Locals demand that Dublin City Council save 109-year-old Fairview trees Oh Say Can You Tree

Locals demand that Dublin City Council save 109-year-old Fairview trees

“The communities of East Wall, North Strand, Ballybough, Marino, Fairview and Clontarf are at one on this – no removal of trees.”

From TheJournal.ie This 40-storey skyscraper has trees climbing all the way to the top Trees

This 40-storey skyscraper has trees climbing all the way to the top

It will be the first skyscraper in the French city, with construction due to start next week and finish in 2022.

From TheJournal.ie Take a look inside Taiwan's environmentally-friendly twisting tower Luxury Apartments

Take a look inside Taiwan's environmentally-friendly twisting tower

Trees and plants outside the building will absorb 130 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions per year.

From TheJournal.ie From not watering trees to overloading sockets - Ireland's top fire hazards at Christmas Highly Flammable

From not watering trees to overloading sockets - Ireland's top fire hazards at Christmas

Three people over the age of 60 died as a result of house fires over the Christmas period in Northern Ireland last year.

From TheJournal.ie A giant redwood grove is being planted in Birr Growing Up

A giant redwood grove is being planted in Birr

You can buy your own space for a redwood for €500

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested over theft of timber from Coillte land Wood You Believe

Man arrested over theft of timber from Coillte land

“Timber as a commodity is in big demand whether it be from the sawmilling sector for sawn wood or from firewood merchants as firewood.”

From TheJournal.ie 6 wonderful walks in the woods to take this week Forest Pumped

6 wonderful walks in the woods to take this week

Ireland’s woodland treasures are the star of a new TV show.

From TheJournal.ie One third of children in Ireland have never climbed a tree Get Outdoors This post contains videos

One third of children in Ireland have never climbed a tree

Half of children spend more time in front of a screen than outside.

From TheJournal.ie Forestry minister's posters nailed to trees in Tipperary Clonmel

Forestry minister's posters nailed to trees in Tipperary

A party spokesperson said the posters were all removed after it was brought to their attention.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Fire Brigade show the damage a Christmas tree fire can do Seasonal Danger

Dublin Fire Brigade show the damage a Christmas tree fire can do

A video shared by the service shows a room being destroyed in less than a minute.

From TheJournal.ie There's a strange forest in Poland that's filled with crooked trees — and no one can explain how it got that way Spooky

There's a strange forest in Poland that's filled with crooked trees — and no one can explain how it got that way

The “Crooked Forest” rests within an area outside of Nowe Czarnowo in the West Pomerania region of Poland.

From TheJournal.ie Christmas trees are going to make Ireland €21m this year Tis The Season

Christmas trees are going to make Ireland €21m this year

Growers are going to have a busy few weeks – with 550,000 trees due to be harvested.

From TheJournal.ie The strongest hurricane ever has made landfall... but it wasn't as bad as expected Hurricane Patricia

The strongest hurricane ever has made landfall... but it wasn't as bad as expected

Emergency services are still on standby as the storm weakens.

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: Four fire units responded to a huge blaze in south Dublin last night Firefighting

Pictures: Four fire units responded to a huge blaze in south Dublin last night

An investigation into the cause of the blaze is under way.

From TheJournal.ie People in Italy are living in this treehouse Growing The Idea

People in Italy are living in this treehouse

This structure was designed by Luciano Pia and incorporates more than 150 trees.

From TheJournal.ie "You are only concerned when the hurley shortage happens': GAA urged to fight forest fungus Clash Of The Ash

"You are only concerned when the hurley shortage happens': GAA urged to fight forest fungus

‘Ash Dieback’ disease could threaten the existence of the trees in Ireland and across Europe.

From TheJournal.ie No faking it: The art of growing a real Christmas tree Family Business

No faking it: The art of growing a real Christmas tree

The Kavanagh family has been selling trees since the 1950s.

From TheJournal.ie Which tree is the most loveable one in Ireland? We'll know by tomorrow Trees Need Love Too

Which tree is the most loveable one in Ireland? We'll know by tomorrow

Voting is currently taking place in the National Tree Huggers contest.

From TheJournal.ie People warned that tall trees may cause 'distress' to neighbours Pro Light

People warned that tall trees may cause 'distress' to neighbours

Terence Flanagan said that planning laws needed to be updated to include tree height.

Stunning images of some of the oldest living things in the world

Ten thousand year old trees and ancient grasses.

From TheJournal.ie Finally... Someone's given a European bear a camera and sent it to the woods to make a documentary Ingmar Bear-man
From TheJournal.ie Column: Can big data save our planet’s forests? Natural World

Column: Can big data save our planet’s forests?

Are we winning the fight against deforestation? Now there’s a way to check – and hold businesses and governments to account, write Oliver Mylius and Hans Zomer.

11 inarguable reasons real books will always be better than e-books

We laugh in the face of your technological advances.

From TheJournal.ie One per cent of ALL the trees in Ireland's forests fell down in the storms Blown Away

One per cent of ALL the trees in Ireland's forests fell down in the storms

It will take Ireland’s sawmills 10 months to process all the trees which were blown over.

From TheJournal.ie Man who spent night trapped under mini-digger recovering in hospital Gortgloss

Man who spent night trapped under mini-digger recovering in hospital

Emergency services used lifting equipment to free the man, more than 12 hours after his ordeal began.

From TheJournal.ie Second outbreak of ash dieback found in hedgerow Sick Trees

Second outbreak of ash dieback found in hedgerow

The infected site is in Co Tipperary. To date, there have been 101 confirmed findings of the disease.

From TheJournal.ie Money doesn’t grow on trees but gold does Gold

Money doesn’t grow on trees but gold does

Researchers have found minuscule nuggets of gold hidden inside the leaves of eucalyptus trees.

From TheJournal.ie First case of killer tree disease found in native Irish hedgerow Ash Dieback

First case of killer tree disease found in native Irish hedgerow

A total of 97 cases of the deadly fungus have now been found since the first one in October last year.

Underwater sinkhole suddenly swallows a dozen trees

Damn nature, you scary.

From TheJournal.ie New York city has trees that smell like bad sex Nose Pegs Please

New York city has trees that smell like bad sex

What else can you call an odour that recalls a mixture of ‘rotting fish and semen’? Introducing the Bradford Pear tree.

From TheJournal.ie 46 confirmed cases of ash dieback in Ireland Clash Of The Ash

46 confirmed cases of ash dieback in Ireland

Minister Simon Coveney said he was “pleased” with the progress being made to control the disease.

Video: Tackling Irish Christmas tree thefts in 1962 Christmas Capers This post contains videos

Video: Tackling Irish Christmas tree thefts in 1962

But those pesky tree thieves had to contend with the gardaí’s genius ‘element of surprise’ tactic…

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