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There's no free lunch on a moving train

“You can’t be neutral on a moving train.”
~ Howard Zinn 

Monday night, four of the Ferguson supervisors voted on a few issues I know some of you are very interested in. 923 more words

The Great Ivory Burn – Alternatives Needed

On April 30th, 2016, Kenya burned 105 tonnes of ivory and a further 1.5 tonnes of rhino horn. It was a defiant signal to the world that we don’t tolerate poaching – and importantly that we don’t care about the economic value you place on it. 1,983 more words

New tool links freshwater ecological status and ecosystem services

A major challenge for freshwater scientists and managers is linking the health of an ecosystem (measured as ecological status in the Water Framework Directive) and the services that it provides.  223 more words

Ecosystem Services

Provision

Part one of a series on reasons to care for creation.

In Genesis 1:29 + 31 we read that ‘God saw all that He had made and it was very good’. 1,127 more words

God

Ecological Restoration of Iron Ore Mine in Odisha, India

Mining in India is an important economic activity that contributes around 2 – 3% of GDP. The eastern region of the country is particularly rich in minerals. 1,119 more words

Ecological Restoration

Post-apocalyptic ecosystem management

WHEN INVASIVE SPECIES REALLY GET COMPLICATED

NEW PASTURES

The BBC published a tantalizing piece on Ascension Island today – full of economic history and resource economics into which to delve. 1,143 more words

Resource Economics

Margie Ruddick Is Wild by Design

“Combining ecological function and design is now mainstream,” said landscape architect Margie Ruddick, ASLA, in a talk at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. 1,208 more words

Landscape Architecture