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The Forest Man of Majuli Island

The Forest Man of Majuli Island

A film by Will McMaster.

Video from KarmaTube

It has been said that the single most powerful thing one can do to combat climate change and promote peace is to plant a tree. Jadev Payeng has been doing just that since the 1970’s on the once-barren sandbar on the banks of the Brahmaputra River in Assam, India. Over 40 years later, the forest he’s planted is now larger than New York City’s Central Park and is home to several thousand varieties of trees as well as an amazing diversity of wildlife, including rhino, elephants, and even tigers. To watch a video about Payeng’s incredible journey, click here.

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See the Sizzle: Infrared Photos Reveal the Brutal Urban Heatscape

See the Sizzle:

Infrared Photos Reveal the Brutal Urban Heat-scape

By Betsy Mason • wired.com

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N.J. town mourns loss of 600-year-old tree

 

| Basking Ridge, N.J., grew around a church that was built beside a tree 300 years ago. At that point the tree had already seen three centuries. But now experts say the oldest white oak in North America is destined to come down. Steve Hartman went “On the Road” to talk to a town filled with mourners.

Watch the video on this story by clicking here

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Christmas Tree Lane Walk Nights

Christmas Tree Lane Walk Nights

The Christmas Tree Lane Walk Nights will take place on Wednesday, December 2, 2015 and Tuesday, December 8, 2015 from 6 to 10 PM.

Tree Fresno provides a Shuttle Express service which can be boarded at two locations:

  • North Station: Palm Avenue at San Ramon Avenue, near Shaw Avenue and the Fig Garden Village Shopping Center
  • South Station: Van Ness Avenue at Andrews Avenue, near Shields Avenue and Gazebo Gardens
Most people park at the Fig Garden Financial Center at 5250 N. Palm Avenue – with two options:
  • Board the Shuttle Express at the North Station, ride down to the South Station, and stroll up the Lane to the Fig Garden Village Shopping Center
  • Walk down Palm and cross Shaw, stroll down the Lane (Van Ness), board the Shuttle Express at the South Station, and ride up to the North Station at the Fig Garden Financial Center.

The first bus leaves the North Station at 5:45 PM and the last bus leaves at 9:30 PM.

Tickets cost $7 per person. Children ride free when seated on an adult’s lap. Tickets may be purchased at Whole Foods Market, on line at Eventbrite or on site during each Walk Night.

Call 221-5556 to group reservations. Tickets are non-refundable.

Bonus! You get a coupon for a free Habit Hamburger for each ticket purchased at Whole Foods.

Sponsors: Fenston Apiaries, Whole Foods, Habit Hamburger, Soft Rock 98.9 and ABC30.