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Late lunch . . . . early dinner

I remember when I used to eat at fast food restaurants. Being hungry, driving home from work and having some spare money on me, it was so easy to grab a burger and fries. 442 more words

What causes forest fires? It depends...

“We have left undone those thinges whiche we ought to have done, and we have done those thinges which we ought not to have done, and there is no health in us, but thou, O Lorde, have mercy upon us miserable offendours.

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Real Estate

Why small farmers are crucial in the fight against deforestation

Deforestation is one of the main contributors to climate change and biodiversity loss. It damages and destroys ecosystems, adversely impacts livelihoods and reduces carbon sequestration. To stem this phenomenon, we tend to hold responsible – and engage – those with the biggest impact: large landowners and industry

http://downtoearth.danone.com/2015/01/01/why-small-farmers-are-crucial-in-the-fight-against-deforestation-2/

Sustainability

Sutro Forest Attrition

The July message from UCSF was both innocuous and concerning. They were going to do some “hazardous tree work” immediately… and more in the Fall. 573 more words

Mt Sutro Cloud Forest

Paadi-Panta Today: A First-Hand Perspective

These are some musings and thoughts about what keeps me restless, and what my experiences have been, from a little journey of an organisation that I work with to make our villages a better place. 4,273 more words

Social

A Voice for the Voiceless


In just twenty-three hours on my

Facebook feed I’ve seen a

bloodied orangutan hands raised in an

attempt to protect its

face, savagely beaten or… 814 more words

Poetry

Evidence of species loss in Amazon caused by deforestation

Researchers studying plants, ants, birds, dung beetles and orchid bees in the Brazilian Amazon have found clear evidence that deforestation causes drastic loss of tropical forest biodiversity. 7 more words

Animals