What happens to our bodies after we die? – Farnaz Khatibi Jafari 

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Green Burials: At the End of Life, Thinking Outside the Coffin – The New York Times

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Trademark Publication –  ENTREEMENT (tm)

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How trees talk to each other

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A Storm Knocked This Tree Over, And A Skeleton Was Found Hanging From The Roots

The inhabitants of Collooney – a small town in Ireland – made a shocking discovery after a violent storm ripped thro

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Natural Burials Are Rising, and That’s Good for the Planet 

Source: Natural Burials Are Rising, and That’s Good for the Planet – Pacific Standard

Even in death, Americans just can’t stop themselves from destroying the planet, according to new research.

Right now there are around 22,500 active cemeteries in the United States. These sanitized spaces, with bunches of flowers lain among neat rows of gravestones on manicured lawns, are so closely associated with the American idea of mourning that it’s difficult to imagine an alternative.

Yet the practice is deeply unsustainable. Every year, in laying their dead to rest, Americans bury approximately 73,000 kilometers of hardwood boards, 58,500 tons of steel, 1.5 million tons of concrete, and 3.1 million liters of formaldehyde. A typical four-hectare cemetery contains enough wood to construct 40 homes and sufficient volumes of embalming fluid to fill a backyard swimming pool. As the Baby Boomers start to die, these environmental impacts are only going to grow. Continue reading

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The Death Store – Doorway Into light

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Shinrin-Yoku Forest Medicine – Shinrin-yoku: the Medicine of Being in the Forest

Shinrin Yoku, also called Forest Bathing, is a form of healing that involves simply wandering along forest trails and spending time in other natural places.

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With Conservation Burials, Death Gives New Life

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What Is Your Body Made Of?

We are so amazing.

Note: dead bodies, unembalmed, are NOT TOXIC. They need to be handled with the same kind of precautions as live bodies.  They do not contaminate soil or water.  Trust soil.

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