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The kind of tree with fallen leaves that no one picks up is a specialty only in the West, priced at 4 $/kg

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The kind of tree with fallen leaves that no one picks up is a specialty only in the West, priced at 4 $/kg

 

An article recently published in Vinlove, a Vietnam Tourism site, was promoting the virtues of the weevil tree (Cynometra ramiflora). While the common name doesn't sound so appealing, its uses are intriguing. According to the article, "In the provinces of the Mekong Delta, there is a tree that people often plant in their gardens for shade. Moreover, people often pick the leaves of this plant to use as raw vegetables, served with some dishes."

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How Israel Saves Honeybees

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How Israel Saves Honeybees

 

By now you've heard about the trials and tribulations of honeybee populations around the world. Though honeybees are in decline, Israel is doing a better job of saving honeybees than most nations.

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