Sacred Trees in India

In India, tree worship is associated for thousands of years, whether in form of cultural rituals or festivals. Myriad plants and trees in India have historical and religious significance. In addition, plants...

What is Food Web

A grasshopper eats grass. A frog eats the grasshopper. A snake eats the frog. An eagle eats the snake. The eagle when dies, the body gets decomposed by fungi and the nutrients are added as nourishment for the...

What is the Importance of Forests

On 25 March 1974, in a small village in India, a group of local women hugged trees and even put their lives on the line to ensure the trees and forests were secure. Reason: They were protecting the trees from...

What is Deforestation

Once upon a time in a beautiful forest, there lived two trees, Ra and Sha. Both trees were tall, stout, and dense green and provided habitat to many birds, monkeys, and a fox. One day, Ra spotted a woodcutter...

Tree Identification using Technology at a Delhi College

When taking a stroll in my neighborhood park, which has more than 500 trees on the periphery, I sometimes get curious about a tree and try to identify its species, but beyond eight to ten trees, I...

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