Video highlights of Earthday 2017 talk for Manzanita School by Alana Lea, Founder of iGiveTrees.
As a tree-hugging artist, I was inspired to translate the 4per1000: Soils for Food Security and Climate’s Declaration of Intention into the font TREE created by Katie Holton. May these words take root and grow.Read More
The flying river is a movement of large quantities of water vapor transported in the atmosphere from the Amazon Basin to other parts of South America. The forest trees release water vapor into the atmosphere through transpiration and this moisture…Read More
As governments and citizens face up to the reality of climate change and the urgent need for action to reduce heat-trapping Carbon Dioxide in the atmosphere, one of the more controversial solutions presented has been that of “Carbon Sinks”. Plantation forests are being presented as a means for growing trees to absorb more carbon dioxide from the air and help to reduce global temperatures.Read More
When I toured the Glob-All Poster exhibit created to commemorate the Rio+20 Earth Summit, I really expected to find more heart. But it seems the designers hadn’t really allowed the information they were supposed to be touching us with, into…Read More
I came to Rio expecting the unexpected to be the best part of the journey. So far, so good. Since I’m not able to collect credentials for entry to the UN event that were kindly offered to me by WiserEarth…Read More
Severn Cullis Suzuki was the most memorable voice at the original Rio Earth Summit in 1992. Now a youth advocate for intergenerational justice, she says climate change is a crime. “Lifting human consciousness to become champions for a world that…Read More
The year 2011 has been designated ‘The International Year of Forests’ by the United Nations General Assembly. This builds on momentum already generated in other international arenas, such as those related to climate change and biodiversity, to bring even greater…Read More