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ECO-PROS Third from the Sun
Pacific Yew trees in the old-growth forests of the Pacific Northwest? They considered them worthless - until scientists discovered that Taxol in the bark of the Pacific Yew was effective in containing growth of cancer cells. Taxol and the Pacific Yew ...
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Global Forest Science - Biomedical / Pharmaceuticals
Pacific yew tree that is being used to fight both ovarian and breast cancer. Global Forest supports ...
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Sourcebook: Wood Treatment
Oregon white oak, post oak, white oak, osage orange, sassafras, black walnut, Pacific yew. 7.0 Borate Pressure-Treated Lumber One supplier currently in United States. (see Resources). Any ...
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Kind Planet Environmental Info - Biodiversity - Part of Our Environmental Forum
Pacific yew tree. Still, only 2% of the quarter million scientifically described species of vascular plants have ...
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Endangered Species in the Lake Champlain Basin
Hodgkin's disease and childhood lymphocytic leukemia, that the bark of the Pacific yew offers hope for victims of ovarian and breast cancer, that a chemical from the saliva ...
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California Native Plant Society - Publications
Taxol, which is used to treat ovarian cancer, was discovered in the bark of the Pacific yew tree. Dedicated to the Preservation of California Native Flora California Native Plant Society 2707 K ...
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EcoNews, Serving the Vision of a Sustainable Vancouver Island
Big Tree Derby which resulted in BC's 4th largest Douglas fir and Pacific yew trees being discovered in the Walbran; distributing tens of thousands of educational newspapers; helping to ...
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EcoNews, Serving the Vision of a Sustainable Vancouver Island
Doug Fir $400; Yellow Cedar $350; White Pine $300; Pacific Yew $250; Western Hemlock $200. In the protected Carmanah Valley next door, CanadaÂ’s tallest tree ... developing a green purchasing policy for your business, school, or government department? Check out the Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center, at www.pprc.org GARY GALLON Gary has been a ...
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Why Save?
The Pacific yew, a slow-growing tree found in the ancient forests of the Pacific Northwest, was historically considered a "trash" tree (it was ... raised, directly contributing to local and regional economies. Commercial and recreational salmon fishing in the Pacific Northwest provides 60,000 jobs and $1 billion annually in personal income, and is the ...
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National Geographic: Lewis & Clark—Plants—Pacific Yew
National Geographic: Lewis & Clark—Plants—Pacific Yew SHOWING RECORD: 9 of 23   Pacific Yew Photograph by Charles Mauzy/Corbis Pacific Yew Taxus brevifolia September, 1805, on the Lolo Trail. Poisonous, nonresinous, evergreen tree with angled trunk ...
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