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Can We Eat Our Way Out of Climate Change?

By   /  February 3, 2020  /  Consider This  /  1 Comment

Does what we eat matter when it comes to climate impacts? Are the vegans right? If we change our diet will we avoid climate change? That’s the question that Dr. Frank Mitloehner addresses in this short video. Mitloehner, a professor and air quality expert in the Animal Science Department at University of California-Davis, puts into […]

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Grasslands May Adjust More Quickly to Warmer Winters

By   /  November 18, 2019  /  ARS, Consider This  /  Comments Off on Grasslands May Adjust More Quickly to Warmer Winters

From the University of New Hampshire College of Life Sciences and Agriculture, here’s some insight into what happens to carbon uptake by grasslands and forests as our climate continues to warm. As climate changes, Northeast winters are warming more rapidly than other times of the year. While this may mean favorable growing conditions start earlier […]

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We Know Honey Bees Are Dying, But Where Are They Doing Well?

By   /  September 9, 2019  /  Consider This  /  Comments Off on We Know Honey Bees Are Dying, But Where Are They Doing Well?

Noah Wilson-Rich starts his June 2018 Ted Talk with some startling statistics: in 2017 we lost 40% of our beehives in the United States, and in places with harsher climates that number was even higher. For example, in Massachusetts we lost 47% of our beehives. “Can you imagine if we lost half or our people […]

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6th Native Prairie Restoration/Reclamation Workshop

By   /  February 7, 2018  /    /  No Comments

February 7-8, 2018 Plenary Sessions, Break-out Sessions, Case Studies, Trade Show, Poster Session and More! Topics include: Species at Risk, Climate Change, Range Health, Grazing, Restoration/Reclamation, Wetland Restoration, Soil Remediation, and partnerships! At the Saskatoon Inn, in Saskatoon, SK More information: 306-352-0472, pcap@sasktel.net or www.pcap-sk.org

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Eat more meat and save the world

By   /  September 1, 2014  /  Consider This  /  7 Comments

Allan Savory tells us that increasing livestock numbers can reduce desertification and reverse climate change – but where is the scientific evidence? In this article, the author describes what he found when he asked this question. We found it very interesting, and thought you would too. It’s sure to bring up some lively and worthwhile discussion, particularly around the idea of Holistic Management, its definition and how it is implemented.

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