Tag: trees

Creative Writing, Venue

Our Tree

Content Warning- very mild gore, mentions of terminal illness FADE IN: EXT. SOUP TREE HILL – EARLY EVENING  Millie and Adam stand at the top of a long, rolling hill with a lone tree in the middle, which has grown into two large trunks and an excess of bulging roots. The middle of the two…

Creative Writing

Fall

Will had perched on the edge of their bed. He brushed Danielle’s cheek with his thumb, and told her he was going for a walk, receiving a half-awake mumble in reply. Ten years together and he still looked at her sleeping form in wonder; still had the old urge to play with her hair while…

Science

PVC trees giving coral reefs ‘a fighting chance’

The World Resources Institute predicts that 90% of coral reefs will be threatened by 2050, but a fast-growing scheme in Florida is now leading the fight against this decline. Based in Key Largo, the Coral Restoration Foundation spearheads a global network that aims to restore reefs worldwide by creating coral nurseries. These farming operations consist…

Features

Ecosia: the tree-planting search engine

The search engine Ecosia, which enjoys a strong following among students, has passed the latest milestone on its way to a target of using advertising revenue to plant a billion trees by 2020. According to the counter on its website, the ten-million mark was reached Thursday 29 June. I would be lying if I claimed…

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