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Friday, January 28th, 2011, 08:07 AM
Genghis Khan has been branded the greenest invader in history - after his murderous conquests killed so many people that huge swathes of cultivated land returned to forest.
The Mongol leader, who established a vast empire between the 13th and 14th centuries, helped remove nearly 700million tons of carbon from the atmosphere, claims a new study.
The deaths of 40million people meant that large areas of cultivated land grew thick once again with trees, which absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere

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Gerhardt Maritz
Friday, January 28th, 2011, 10:31 AM
We need one like him to sanitize Africa. That is the only way the dark continent would return to the paradise that it has once been many many years ago.:~(.

Friday, January 28th, 2011, 10:41 AM
That's the way to do it. Genghis Khan knew what to do and how to do it.

Good one, Genghis!:thumbup

And sure, we could use another Genghis Khan today. He was a very useful man.