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Tim Radford: Lentils can feed the world – and save wildlife too

Our research shows that there is potential for giving large areas of land back to wildlife. Restoring native ecosystems not only helps the climate; when coupled with reduced livestock populations, restoration reduced disease transmission from wildlife to pigs, chickens and cows, and ultimately to humans.

July 26, 2021 · 4 Comments

Derrick Jensen, Lierre Keith, & Max Wilbert: Bright Green Lies

How the Environmental Movement Lost Its Way and What We Can Do About it.

February 24, 2021 · 4 Comments

Shoshi Parks: The Shared History of Wild Horses and Indigenous People

Horse sanctuaries along the Native American Horse Trail are working to save America’s last Indigenous horses and rewrite official histories that claim they don’t exist.

June 27, 2020 · Leave a comment

Isabella Kaminski: Combating Climate Change through Re-forestation

Reforestation must be done in collaboration with those directly affected; after all, there was usually a human reason why the forest was cut down or degraded in the first place.

December 17, 2019 · Leave a comment

Lynn Freehill-Maye: How Removing Asphalt Is Softening Our Cities

 Greening alleys reclaims public space, reconnects urban dwellers to one another, and invites nature deep into cities. Rachel Schutz hated watching the kids play outside, and not because she was … Continue reading

February 28, 2019 · Leave a comment

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