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Hawaiian Couple Embarks on Mega Tree-Planting Road Trip: 50 Native Trees, 50 States
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Joe Imhoff and Sara Tekula, a husband-and-wife filmmaking duo, understand the power of native species: Their Plant a Wish project is taking the couple on a cross-country trip to install native trees in every state. But the Hawaii-based couple isn't just planting trees -- they're also filming the tour for a documentary scheduled for release in 2012.
"I love science and it pains me to think that so many are terrified of the subject or feel that choosing science means you cannot also choose compassion, or the arts, or be awe by nature. Science is not meant to cure us of mystery, but to reinvent and revigorate it." by Robert M. Sapolsky