Soil health becomes even more important once we realize our food supply is at risk due to conventional agriculture practices merging with climate change weather events that increase droughts and extreme heat. Currently, according to US Drought Monitor, there are 14 states experiencing extreme and exceptional drought conditions, with the following states having the highest exposure:Continue reading “How to Make It Rain”
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Mysterious Forest Wonders!
Forest trails provide the most wondrously adventurous experiences. The scents, the sounds, the beauty. The feel of the rough bark. The unexpected stones and roots that jut out of the winding pathways. The spell-binding magnificence of nature’s mysterious ways. At times, we even have the opportunity to taste nature. Delicious wild fruits and berries thatContinue reading “Mysterious Forest Wonders!”
Is Bermuda the Shrub Capital of the World?
Within just a mile or two of leaving Bermuda’s LF Wade International Airport, and crossing over the glimmering Causeway to North Shore Road, I became acutely aware of the breathtaking flora that seemed to fill every nook and cranny of Bermuda’s uniquely rich and beguiling landscape. Dense flowering shrubs awash in vibrant colors — someContinue reading “Is Bermuda the Shrub Capital of the World?”
Biodiversity & Social Equity | Kew for a Pound
At Climate Action Now (CAN) we believe in restoring the lost biodiversity in our yards, local communities, cities and suburban forests. We also believe this is critical to the long term health of our planet and that we can all play a part in this global project. But at times, the daily pressures of lifeContinue reading “Biodiversity & Social Equity | Kew for a Pound”
Boosting Biodiversity In our Yards to Create Conservation Corridors
“If all [humankind] were to disappear, the world would regenerate back to the rich state of equilibrium that existed ten thousand years ago. If insects were to vanish, the environment would collapse into chaos.” — E. O. Wilson, Naturalist We’re at a life-altering crossroads in the history of human civilization as scientists warn yet againContinue reading “Boosting Biodiversity In our Yards to Create Conservation Corridors”
Compost Boosts Carbon Sink
Compost is a big deal in the calculus for increasing carbon sink in our soil. It provides one of the most effective methods for the US public to assist with cutting carbon as deeply and swiftly as possible. Peat is a compost. It looks very much like soil, but is simply partially decaded vegetation richContinue reading “Compost Boosts Carbon Sink”
Top 7 Natural Deer Repellant Hacks
As we race to restore our habitat, as well as dramatically improve soil health on every acre of land in the US, let’s review the top tricks used to naturally divert deer from our yards. Habitat restoration is also wildlife restoration. Our gardens and no mow lawns will become magnets for deer, birds, pollinators andContinue reading “Top 7 Natural Deer Repellant Hacks”
Kunming UN 2021 Biodiversity Conference
Biodiversity is beautiful. And biodiversity is a happiness and mental health booster. Thus, how beneficial is it that one of the solutions to the climate crisis is increasing biodiversity everywhere, in yards and communities across the globe, even on the small tiny postage stamp-sized specks of land that are often found in front of townhomes.Continue reading “Kunming UN 2021 Biodiversity Conference”