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  • Russian Experts Will Work in Palestine to Save the Oak of Mamre Mentioned in Bible

    10/26/2016 6:17:55 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 5 replies
    Interfax ^ | 10/24/16
    Moscow, October 24, Interfax - Works on conserving the Oak of Mamre from decay are conducted in the representation of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Hevron (the West bank of the Jordan river). Experts of the National Scientific Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences The Nikitsky Botanic Garden, St. Petersburg Forestry University, and Lobachevsky State University of Nizhny Novgorod are attracted to participate in the work. The Oak of Mamre is mentioned in the Bible, according to which the Holy Trinity visited Abraham near the tree. The experts will treat the tree with special material protecting it from decay,...
  • The Auburn oak tree killer is in custody, but damage is already done(poisoned by a BAMA fan)

    02/17/2011 11:14:35 AM PST · by greatdefender · 63 replies
    Rivals-Yahoo! ^ | February 17, 2011 | Matt Hinton
    Today's lessons for would-be environmental vandals: If you're going to take it upon yourself to destroy a venerable icon beloved by hundreds of thousands of people, a) Pick a target that's not monitored by camera 24 hours a day, and b) Don't call in to the most popular radio show in the state to brag about your crime. Otherwise, you might end up like 62-year-old Alabama fan Harvey Almorn Updyke, better known now as "Al from Dadeville," who was arrested early this morning for allegedly applying a lethal dose of herbicide to a pair of 130-year-old oaks at Toomer's Corner,...