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”