Category Archives: Ecology

Migrant crisis? Plant a tree!

The World Resources Institute presents the case that a serious contributing factor in today’s African migrant crisis is the failure of food crops and lack of economic security due to the sheer impoverishment of Africa’s soils. To be blunt, the … Continue reading

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Please sign to save the Amazon!

This is a huge deal! Colombia is already on board. Avaaz are asking for a 1 million strong petition to show we care when 3 governments get together to discuss the future of the Amazon, and specifically, an enormous new … Continue reading

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Next greatest threat after global warming?

I’m glad I was able to announce a new way to feed aquaculture in my last post, because I’m fast becoming convinced that seafood is no longer good for you. It’s not seafood any longer, but concentrated toxic waste! Why? … Continue reading

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Coalition to ban free speech on the environment?

Warning! Big Corporations are uniting with the Coalition to ban FREE SPEECH if you happen to care about threatened biodiversity like trees and critters and tigers and Orang-utans, let alone caring about threatened wilderness, national parks, or even our very … Continue reading

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Anglican Minister explains why defending Maules Creek is CRITICAL

Anglican Minister Byron Smith (link coming soon) shares how defending Maules Creek against old King Coal is an essential strategic strike against coal; a battle of the bulge for the climate, D-Day for the White Box gum, and decoding the … Continue reading

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Hope for Indonesian forests

Hope for Indonesian forests as Corporations bow to public pressure: but APRIL needs more persuasion. Anyone good at writing letters? You know what to do. Read this article, and write an email encouraging them to do better.

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Green roofs save millions

A 2005 study calculated that if 75 percent of the flat roofs in the city were greened, Toronto could reap $37 million a year in savings on storm water management, energy bills, and costs related to urban heat island effects. … Continue reading

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