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In the 1830s the Swedish Navy planted 300 000 oak trees to be used for ship production in the far future. When they received word that the trees were fully grown in 1975 they had little use of them as modern warships are built with metal.

A forest of immensely tall and unusually straight oak trees planted nearly 200 years ago to build naval ships that never came to be. There is good reason that oak has traditionally been used in shipbuilding. The wood is incredibly strong, and if tended just right, the grain is straight and true. Going back to …

In the 1830s the Swedish Navy planted 300 000 oak trees to be used for ship production in the far future. When they received word that the trees were fully grown in 1975 they had little use of them as modern warships are built with metal. Read More »

Over 150 wallabies are living wild in a forest in France, they escaped a zoo in the 70’s and are adapting quite well

Up to 150 wallabies living wild near Paris in Rambouillet forest Up to 150 wallabies are living wild in the forest of Rambouillet, near Paris, the descendants of a handful who escaped from a nearby zoo in the 1970s, it has emerged. Some local residents have known of the marsupials’ presence for years, but many …

Over 150 wallabies are living wild in a forest in France, they escaped a zoo in the 70’s and are adapting quite well Read More »

Indian law says there should be a polling place within 2 km (1.25) of each citizen, so authorities have to set up a polling station in a lion infested forest for ONE MAN

One man, one vote in Indian forest India has 828,804 polling stations in the current general election, but one of them is unique. It has just one voter. The BBC’s Soutik Biswas travels into the forest to meet him. In a desolate, seemingly endless, lion-infested forest in India, a single man waits to exercise his …

Indian law says there should be a polling place within 2 km (1.25) of each citizen, so authorities have to set up a polling station in a lion infested forest for ONE MAN Read More »

Jadav Payeng single-handedly planted a 1,360-acre Forest in India by planting a Tree everyday for 35 years. That Forest is now home to Tigers and above hundred Elephants

Indian man single-handedly plants a 1,360-acre forest A little more than 30 years ago, a teenager named Jadav “Molai” Payeng began burying seeds along a barren sandbar near his birthplace in northern India’s Assam region to grow a refuge for wildlife. Not long after, he decided to dedicate his life to this endeavor, so he …

Jadav Payeng single-handedly planted a 1,360-acre Forest in India by planting a Tree everyday for 35 years. That Forest is now home to Tigers and above hundred Elephants Read More »