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  Press Release date: Sunday, October 18, 2015 World’s largest tree hug to mark 1916 Centenary.   Contact: Tom Roche - 086 8049389 Killarney  prepares to go for Tree Hu »

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2015: Enter your favourite tree: People are known to develop strong emotional ties with trees - yes even the toughest of us! Trees with historical links or trees planted to commemorate loved ones are »

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Congratulations are extended to Matt Fogarty of Fogarty Nurseries, Ballinderry, Neagh, Co. Tipperary. Matt is the National Tree Hugger of the Year 2014. Matt received an amazing 1204 votes. He had to »

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Georgina Magin, Fauna & Flora International’s Global Trees Campaign manager, writes about her recent trip to visit some of Madagascar’s most charismatic flora. Giant in size, distinct in sh »

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The term "tree hugger" was coined in 1730, when hundreds of Bishnois died while trying to protect the trees in their village from being turned into the raw material for a palace. The first tree hugge »

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It has now been confirmed by science that hugging trees can beneficially affect human health by altering vibrational frequency. Hugging a tree may have gained popularity as a maligned hippy practic »

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European tree of the year contender blows over in storms - but voting for Ireland's entry continues-UPDATE The Grey Giant falls to the ground - despite its recent tragic fall Ireland's entry in the »

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Zoologists have uncovered the secret of how koalas cool off in a heatwave - hugging trees, the trunks of which can be several degrees cooler than the surroundings. Unable to sweat, koalas use panti »

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More than 2000 people including lawmakers and students hugged trees in a park outside Nepals capital Kathmandu to claim a new record on World Environment Day. After organisers sounded a horn, eager »

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