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Plant a tree. There are many benefits to be had; Air to breathe is one of them, in addition to supplying enough oxygen to keep two people alive, a mature tree will 'soak up' about 20 kilograms of carbon dioxide per year.

Trees can reduce the risk of flooding, to the tune of two hundred litres in a day or more.

The earliest evidence for life on Eaarth is about 3.4 billion years, however trees only started appearing around for only 350 to 400 million years.

A good mature tree can significantly improve the price of your property, some estimates are as much as by 25%. Not all trees are a blessing, however, an unhealthy or dying tree can negatively affect your property value.

When planting tree seeds be aware that it could take several years to germinate Most take a couple of years. Trees from colder climates sometimes need a good frost to get going.

The common Horse Chestnut (Conker Tree) makes a brilliant feature tree in a park or other open space. In bloom the flowers form a light coloured conical cluster of blossoms.

Flying is one of the biggest sources of carbon dioxide which is threatening all of our futures but only one percent of flyers offset their production of the greenhouse gas by planting trees.

Airline passengers need encouragement to fund tree planting. Fewer than 1% of fliers take the opportunity to pay to offset their carbon dioxide creation. Less than 50% of the world’s airlines offer a service.

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