Wildlife


How Midwestern Farmers Could Help Save the Gulf of Mexico

Source: motherjones.com Published: August 8, 2017 Pushart Tom Philpott If you pay state taxes in Maryland, you fund a program that gives farmers as much as $90 per acre—$22,500 annually for a typical corn operation—to plant a crop that’s not even intended for harvest....

Beyond Sustainability: GreenWave’s Regenerative Ocean Farm

Source: impactalpha.com Published: January 13, 2016 NOTE: Requires an Impact Alpha membership to view Marina Leytes R. Buckminster Fuller was a founding father of systems thinking. You can look it up. And you can look up an index of ideas that honor such thinking in...

30 Fascinating Facts About the Boreal Forest

Source: treehugger.com Published: May 12, 2011 NOTE: This article has been updated since its original posting to include more facts (from 12 to 30) CC BY 2.0. Wikimedia Commons By Jaymi Heimbuch Welcome to almost 30 percent of the world’s forest cover. The...

Advancing Insects as Animal Feed

Source: foodsecurity.ac.uk Published: April 18, 2016 Keiran Whitaker Insect farms could recover the true value of wasted organic nutrients, improve local food security and assist in environmental protection, says Keiran Olivares Whitaker of Entocycle. Agriculture is...

Wetlands Restoration Helps You!

Source: thankyouocean.org Published: April 6, 2017 by Chris Kay Click here to watch “Wetlands Restoration Helps You!”: https://youtu.be/hq4oqaCAcfM Coastal wetlands are disappearing at an alarming rate, despite their importance to ocean and coastal health, humans and...

Restore Wetlands

Source: savesfbay.org Published: April 6, 2017 Wetlands are the transition area between open water and dry land, constantly appearing and disappearing with the ebb and flow of tides. As the heart and lungs of the Bay, wetlands support over 500 species of fish and...

The Unsung Heroes of Climate Change

Source: sciencefocus.com Published: February 3, 2016 By Jheni Osman Rainforests are the poster child for conservation. They’re packed with charismatic wildlife and are essential for the health of the planet. Why wouldn’t you want to try to save them? But they are not...