A phenomenon called “crown shyness” can be found in Camphor trees, where the crowns of the Camphor trees do not touch each other and form channels in the canopy. The camphor tree is used to produce Vic’s Vapor Rub and Tigerbalm. Scientists still have not found a reason for the phenomena. Their most likely hypothesis is that the trees release a type of gas that warns other trees to stay away.
#100Days100Women Day 88: Winona LaDuke is an environmentalist, indigenous rights activist
and founder of the organization Honor the Earth. She also helped found the
Indigenous Women’s Network and publicized forced sterilization of Native women.
She ran for vice-president in 2000 and 2004 on the Green Party ticket. She has
successfully blocked pipelines in Minnesota and is currently protesting the
Dakota Access Pipeline at Standing Rock.
After seeing the effects of meat production/consumption on the environment, water supply, and human health, it’s a simple way to reduce your carbon footprint.
And nobody is telling you to eat NO meat. Just LESS meat. I’m not a vegetarian/vegan, but this seems like a common-sense solution to some major environmental issues. Use your head! Go forth and be awesome.