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Biophilic design in the workplace

This month, we have a guest post from the team at Straight North, discussing biophilic design in the workplace. The infographic below discusses the benefits, elements and implementation of a biophilic design in the workplace. Going green and creating a more natural interior…
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A day in the life of a tree

Happy New Year from all of us at Just Trees! To welcome our readers to our first blog post of 2020, we’d like to pose the following question: have you ever taken the time and wondered what a tree goes…
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14 Years of Documentation

There is much to be distracted by in the day-to-day world; negativity, crime, heartbreak, politics, you name it. Every now and again, we stumble across powerful media that is a welcome reminder of the unbridled, true beauty of nature. The following…
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A way through nature

Anele Ndawule, is an exceptionally promising student currently finishing his honours in Landscape Architecture at UCT, with sponsorship and assistance from Just Trees. As a child, he relied on nature and drawing as way to escape the negative situation surrounding…
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Summer’s coming!

As we head towards the warmer months of the year, the question of how to keep cool comes to play. People begin to rely more on A/C’s, fans and more often then not opt to stay inside rather then get…
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Press Play: Janine Benyus

Looking for a piece of mid-week motivation? Press play below on the below video featuring Janine Benyus. Janine Benyus is a biologist, an innovation consultant, an author of six and the co-founder of Biomimicry 3.8. What is Biomimicry? Biomimetics or…
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Tree of the Year: Nominees Announced

It is almost time for the winner of England’s Tree of the Year to be announced!  A variety of six oak trees, a sycamore tree and a twisted Scots pine are the front runners for the contest currently after being…
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Trees At Work: A story of hope

A story of hope:  Original article found here: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jul/29/ethiopia-plants-250m-trees-in-a-day-to-help-tackle-climate-crisis  Ethiopia has obliterated the world record for most trees planted, which was originally held by India (50m), by planting a jaw-dropping 353m trees in one day. The prime minister, Abiy Ahmed,…
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