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Root and Branch

How can we reduce floods, droughts, and water pollution? 

By using the solutions we already find in nature.

 ~ World Water Day 2018

Sapagkat World Water Day ngayon at ang tema ng selebrasyon sa taong ito ay “Nature for Water,” kung saan inienganyo tayo na i-explore ang mga nature-based solutions para sa mga problema natin na may kinalaman sa tubig, sisiyasatin natin ang napakahalagang papel na ginagampanan ng puno sa pagsugpo sa isa sa pinakamalaking problemang nating pantubig: Ang baha. 1,290 more words

Disaster Risk

How forests can help to build sustainable cities and make them climate-smart

Happy International Day of Forests – and also happy 25th anniversary to European Forest Institute! Check out our new video telling the story how forests can help to build sustainable cities and make them climate-smart. 211 more words

Forest Trends

How do you connect with rivers?

Victoria Keele is a PhD student funded by SNH and based at Plymouth University. Here she talks about her work investigating the multiple benefits that rivers in Scotland provide for human wellbeing. 554 more words

Scottish Natural Heritage

Book review – Defending Biodiversity: Environmental Science and Ethics

Most people would agree that it is important to conserve wildlife and the environment it lives in. But can you clearly articulate why? Defending Biodiversity… 1,074 more words

Book Review

Is This the Future of Designing with Nature?

“The Mississippi River is now an engineered system, so we are responsible for it,” said Bradley Cantrell, ASLA, chair of the landscape architecture department at the University of Virginia, at a lecture hosted by… 769 more words

Landscape Architecture

Remnant reminders

Small pockets of natural vegetation still persist on the south coast of the Fleurieu Peninsula, reminders of the diverse and highly adapted plant community which evolved to survive in steep gullies and coastal hillslopes exposed to salt-laden winds. 201 more words

Caring For Our Planet

Learning from the Arava Long-Term Socio-Ecological Research workshop

The Eilot region, near Eilat in Israel, is considered locally as a remote part of the Negev desert in Israel (it is about 3.5h drive from the population centres of Tel Aviv). 1,328 more words

Citizen Science