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Horticulturist saves plants from becoming extinct

Deforestation

A Nigerian horticulturist, Ibrahim Salisu, has embarked on gathering and replanting millions of plant and flower species in Kaduna to save them from becoming extinct. Deforestation. Photo credit: telegraph.co.uk Salisu, the General Manager of Teku International Farm, said on Thursday, August 13, 2020 during a press conference in Kaduna that he was working hard to restore many endangered plants from ...

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FRIN develops poly-herbal mixture to treat COVID-19 symptoms

The Forestry Research Institute of Nigeria (FRIN) in Ibadan, Oyo State, has developed a poly-herbal mixture of plants for the treatment of COVID-19 symptoms. Prof. Adeshola Adepoju, Director-General of FRIN The FRIN Director-General, Prof. Adeshola Adepoju, made this disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 in Ibadan. Adepoju said that as ...

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Images: China plans ‘forest city’

Forest City

China is planning a new “forest city” that will be covered in one million plants and 40,000 trees. Work is expected to be complete on Liuzhou Forest City, located in the southern mountain area of Guangxi, by 2020. It is hoped that the extra plant-life will absorb almost 10,000 tonnes of CO2 and 57 tonnes of pollutants annually and well ...

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