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

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

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With Conservation Burials, Death Gives New Life

Source: 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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8 Myths About Dead Bodies You Probably Think Are True

Corpses are less scary than you think. 8 Myths About Dead Bodies You Probably Think Are True | Mental Floss

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An Alternative to Burial and Cremation Gains Popularity and is Now Legal in California

An Alternative to Burial and Cremation Gains Popularity – The New York Times

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Eco-Friendly ‘Burial Suits’ Are on the Rise, But Are They Really Necessary?

They are not only not necessary, but they are mispresented or misunderstood: Bacteria, not fungi do most of the decomposition.  Further, we know from soil science that added microbes are nearly always quickly eaten by the local soil biota.  Save your … Continue reading

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