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#biocrusts - Influence of biocrusts succession on soil hydrology

Infiltration and water retention of biological soil crusts on reclaimed soils of former open-cast lignite mining sites in Brandenburg, north-east Germany

Investigations were done on two former open-cast lignite mining sites under reclamation, an artificial sand dune in Welzow Süd, and a forest plantation in Schlabendorf Süd (Brandenburg, Germany). 252 more words

Biological Soil Crusts

Rebirth and Reclamation - AKA Writing 101, Day 8: Reinvent the letter format

I will premise this with a quick note. This letter is very difficult for me to write but is also entirely necessary. It’s quite personal, but I will try not to put too much detail. 676 more words

China's Land Reclamation

This post can be explained in a few words.

“Beijing insists it has sovereign rights to nearly all of the South China Sea, a strategic waterway through which about a third of all the world’s traded oil passes and whose seabed contains coveted energy and mineral deposits.” –AFP… 722 more words

Better Than a Zen Garden

Imagine if hills were opened to create this instead of roads or shopping malls.

Drilled and blasted bedrock in a quarry, with a limestone spring from the seabeds high above, a young chokecherry tree, various salt deposits from evaporation, grasses, flowers, and the low, Autumn sun.

Nature Photography

Exhibit: Reclamation Nov 2 - Dec 31


Twenty Years after the Rwandan Genocide

Photography Exhibition  –  Carol McGorry

I am excited to announce my first exhibition from my fieldwork in Rwanda over the past three years. 45 more words

Environmental Governance in Singapore - Questioning the Narrative, Questioning the Future

The evolution of environmental policy in Singapore is a topic that has intrigued me for a quite a while now. Growing up, the narrative since primary school had always been that the foresight of our pioneering post-Independence leaders paved the way for the rise of the Garden City1 – the clean and green Singapore, as it we know it today. 551 more words