... of the Used, Abused, and Utterly Screwed Up.
A Secular Franciscan looks at the world... with a more jaundiced eye than ever... and lots of ellipses for you to fill in the missing text... (with thanks to Thomas S. Klise for the title)
Monday, February 06, 2012
Why an eccentric band of tree lovers is cloning an ancient forest
I found this article froma link from somewhere (it's so easy to get lost on the 'net and not find your way back). It tells about some people who care enough to try and save the earth's biggest, hardiest trees by cloning them. Such good work, really. He started this work after a near-death experience.
Did you know that the believed oldest tree is a California Redwood that they believe is 4,842 years old? Incredible! Even more incredible is that we're all working hard to kill as many as we can. We don't think about that, but our everyday actions are leading to it...