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FAITH, HOPE AND ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVISM, Part I

By Jim Harding

I’ve been asked to an inter-faith gathering in December to speak on faith, hope and environmental activism. This is a tall order, yet I know that many people are struggling with hopelessness and loss of faith. 1,425 more words

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Biodiversity Hotspots

Conservation International (CI) has asked for student assistance to develop site-specific conservation plans for biodiversity hotspots worldwide. You will select an identified hotspot, researching key species present, learn about the region and culture, and identify threats to and stakeholder roles in the region. 514 more words

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Back to Queen Mary's Woodland

Over the past year the SNCV have been actively involved in managing one of Sutton Council’s most recently acquired sites, Queen Mary’s Woodland. Earlier this year volunteers embarked on an epic task to remove large swathes of cherry laurel that had spread throughout the woodland. 377 more words

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Critical Transtions in Ecology

In complex systems the degree of homogeneity (vs. Heterogeneity) and connectivity (vs. Modularity) determines whether or not there is a phase transition from one state to another. 86 more words

Critical Transition

Wild pollinators want commitment

Serious about saving the bees? Time to rethink agriculture.

There is much more to saving the bees than spring flowers and a golden mascot….

Read the rest of my article here at grist.org.

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BENEATH THE EBOLA EPIDEMIC

BY Jim Harding

The Ebola epidemic started in Guinea, West Africa in March, 2014 and soon spread to adjoining Liberia and Sierra Leone, all countries left with a huge infrastructure deficit after decades of civil war. 1,389 more words

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