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celticviking
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



Read more here
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1350272/Genghis-Khan-killed-people-forests-grew-carbon-levels-dropped.html

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.:~(.

Ingvaeonic
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.