vegan news anti-speciest news animal rights news
vegan news anti-speciest news animal rights news

eco-enviro

February 20, 2020 - BBC

INDIA: Thimmamma Marrimanu - The world’s largest single tree canopy

INDIA: Thimmamma Marrimanu - The world’s largest single tree canopy
Banyon TreeFile Photo / © Photabulous!

Flourishing within one of India’s driest regions, Thimmamma Marrimanu has become an enduring symbol of eternal life – and it continues to grow through recent conversation efforts.

Landmark Trees of India, a survey conducted between 2008 and 2010 by Outreach Ecology, measured the canopies of banyan trees across the country and found that India is in fact home to seven of the largest banyan trees in the world. They also confirmed more recently that Thimmamma Marrimanu is the largest of them all. However, the banyan’s size has become a matter of debate as the local forestry department argues that the tree has actually spread over eight acres due to conservation efforts over the past two years and is 660 years old.

Continue Reading at:

BBC


Eco-enviro — Feature Articles

Most Read - Last 30 Days

  1. CHINA: Culture of eating exotic mammals a time bomb
  2. Not Just China, New York Too Has Over 80 ‘Wet Markets’ That Sell & Slaughter Live Animals
  3. Montana's annual bison cull which secretly slaughters as many as 1,000 animals each year
  4. 10 years to save ‘world’s most threatened sea turtle’
  5. Most Of The World's Permafrost Could Be Preserved Until 2100 By Horses, Reindeer And Bison, Study Suggests
  6. Study: Plastic Trash Kills Half A Million Hermit Crabs On Remote Islands Each Year
  7. Alberta beef plant halts slaughter due to positive COVID-19 test
  8. Animal Rights and Welfare, How Does your Country Rate
  9. Emboldened wild animals venture into locked-down cities worldwide
  10. FACT: Everybody needs to wear a face mask

Some photos and photo services
generously donated by Photabulous

Photabulous

Fabulous Photos

PARIS · TORONTO · AMSTERDAM