Do you know of the epic true story of the tree sitter Julia Butterfly Hill and Luna the tree? by JasonCarswell in trees

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That is so lovely. I love trees. I think she got a really strong bond with that tree must have been profound.

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Deforestation in Brazil’s portion of the Amazon rainforest soared more than 88% in June compared with the same month a year ago, the second consecutive month of rising forest destruction under new President Jair Bolsonaro, who has called for development of the region. by 7dej19 in trees

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Somewhat offtopic, but the Americans has also destroyed the Amazon river. Watch Abby Martin's documentary about it if you want.

Canada legalized cannabis. Free healthcare. Who's moving to Canada this fall? by SamsaricSwartz in trees

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Sure is looking pretty good these days. I have a friend from Canada who couldn't find work and moved to the US though, and is still having trouble. So perhaps it's a 'grass is greener on the other side' thing.

The tax-paid healthcare is pretty awesome though.