‘Does Rewilding Sort Climate Change? Yes!’: UK Expert Says Nature Can Save Planet and Not Harm Farming

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By Donna Ferguson, The Guardian Biodiversity campaigner Isabella Tree says wild areas work ‘hand in glove’ with food production as her Sussex estate boasts return of endangered species. The Knepp estate in West Sussex is home to the first white stork born in the wild in Britain for over 600 …

Scientists Discovered Tiny Underground Minions That Transform CO2 Into Stone

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By Darren Orf, Popular Mechanics Call ’em nature’s minuscule miracle workers. If the world hopes to achieve a negative carbon footprint, carbon sequestration will likely be a necessary tool in the green future toolbox. However, crystallization of captured carbon can take upwards of 7 to 10 years, which can allow …

With Limited Resources, One Small Town Plans for Climate Change

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By Claire Carlson, The Daily Yonder Among rural communities, Grants Pass, Oregon, has notched an unlikely win: a sustainability plan. But lack of dedicated staff and resources to secure federal grant funds threaten its success. One of the most iconic landmarks in downtown Grants Pass, Oregon, is a 100-year-old sign …

This ‘SeaFeed’ Could Be a Game-Changing Solution to Livestock Emissions

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By Scarlett Buckley, Sustainable Brands Australian startup Sea Forest’s seaweed-based feed supplements significantly reduce methane emissions from ruminant livestock. In recent years, the surge in global methane emissions — primarily from ruminant livestock including cows, sheep and goats; which emit methane through their digestive processes — has greatly exacerbated climate change. Animal agriculture alone is responsible for a …

A Century of Reforestation Helped Keep the Eastern US Cool, Study Finds

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By Liza Lester, Phys.Org Widespread 20th-century reforestation in the eastern United States helped counter rising temperatures due to climate change, according to new research. The authors highlight the potential of forests as regional climate adaptation tools, which are needed along with a decrease in carbon emissions. “It’s all about figuring …

Inside the Amazon’s Tallest Treehouse, Where Peruvians are Taught to Combat Deforestation with Tech

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By Euronews Green Education is changing the lives of Indigenous Peruvians in the Amazon. From a classroom in the Amazon’s tallest treehouse, young Peruvians are learning how to defend their rainforest home. Nestled in the crown of a strangler fig tree, the rangers have a bird’s eye view over the …

This State is Quickly Becoming America’s Clean Energy Paradise. Here’s How it’s Happening.

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By Elizabeth Weise, USA Today Americans don’t have to imagine what it’s like to live someplace that’s aggressively switching to 100% clean energy, where one in three people has rooftop solar, 15% of new cars are electric and giant batteries store energy for use when the sun goes down. They just have to go to Hawaii. …

MIT Researchers Have Discovered a Remarkable New Way to Clean Up Air Pollution — By Starting With Our Oceans

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By Brett Aresco, Yahoo Tech from The Cool Down Carbon capture — commonly thought of as the use of technology to remove carbon dioxide from the air — is a hotly debated topic. Though the U.S. Department of Energy committed $131 million to various carbon capture projects, opponents claim that focus on carbon capture …