Category Archives: Environmentalism

Indigenous hunters have positive impacts on food webs in desert Australia – ScienceBlog.com

Australia has the highest rate of mammal extinction in the world. Resettlement of indigenous communities resulted in the spread of invasive species, the absence of human-set fires, and a general cascade in the interconnected food web that led to the largest … Continue reading

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WOLAKOTA

“They had forgotten that the earth was their mother” – Black Elk wolakota (pron: woh – lah – koh – dah) means the Lakota people’s sacred way of life. It stands for peace, harmony, good relationship and respect between human … Continue reading

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Schoolchildren go on strike over climate

Thousands of people gather in London, as students around the UK miss school to call for action. Students around the country walked out of school to call on the government to declare a climate emergency and take active steps to … Continue reading

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The disarming case to act right now on climate

Stockholm native Greta Thunberg first heard about climate change when she was 8 years old. She absorbed the solutions adults threw at her — recycle paper, study the data, train to be a climate scientist. None of it felt like … Continue reading

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Flavours of Scotland with Paul Lister on Rewilding at Alladale Wilderness Reserve

A clip from Flavours of Scotland. It includes filming at Alladale Wilderness Reserve and an interview with Paul Lister on conservation projects at Alladale. For more information go to:www.theeuropeannaturetrust.com/en/Scotland/

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Reforesting Scotland / Planting Trees / Rewilding Britain / Trees for life

LOVE IT TV – Nature, Learning and Life Published on 23 Mar 2017 This short film sees the results of an inspired groups vision to rewild a deserted Scottish Island. LOVE IT TV visits Isle Martin in north West Scotland … Continue reading

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Restoring the ancient Caledonian Forest Alan Watson Featherstone TEDxFindhorn

Nearly 30 years ago, Trees for Life Founder, Alan Watson-Featherstone stood in the Universal Hall and in front of 300 people made a life-long commitment to restore the ancient Caledonian Forest. He started with no resources, no knowledge, no access … Continue reading

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‘Extreme Conservation’ in the Most Hostile Places on Earth – National Geographic

Joel Berger dresses up in a bear suit to see how muskoxen in the Arctic will react, just one of the ways he’s an “extreme conservationist.” Conserving wildlife at the extreme edges of the natural world, whether in the Arctic, … Continue reading

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We have 12 years to limit climate change catastrophe, warns UN

Urgent changes needed to cut risk of extreme heat, drought, floods and poverty, says IPCC Source: We have 12 years to limit climate change catastrophe, warns UN

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Melting Arctic Permafrost Releases Acid that Dissolves Rocks

Melting permafrost in the Arctic sets the stage for chemical reactions in exposed minerals that create sulfuric acid, releasing carbon dioxide as the rock erodes. Source: Melting Arctic Permafrost Releases Acid that Dissolves Rocks

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