Posts Tagged ‘Ancient Rome’

Researchers at Wageningen University have determined that the excessive tapping of Boswellia trees was endangering the ability of the trees to produce this classic holiday scent. It’s clear what the problem is and what the solution should be. We need fewer Christians. I believe that in an effort to also help solve the diminishing lion population, we should also bring back the Ancient Roman practice of feeding the Christians to the lions. Ok, I kid about the Christian/lions thing, but I don’t kid about the Boswellia trees. Let’s celebrate baby Jesus a little more environmentally responsibly. Frankincense trees overexploited for Christmas scent | Science Blog

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