Oceans & Forests

Forests, NOT Technology

It is commonplace when talking about sustainability to claim that technological innovation can save the world from our actions. I do not believe that at all. Our over dependence on technology has enslaved us and is destroying the Earth’s ability to support that which all species need to survive. Technology takes us …

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Trees to Combat Global Warming

‘The restoration of trees remains among the most effective strategies for climate change mitigation.’ This is the opening line of a report called ‘The Global Tree Restoration Potential’ published in July this year in the Science journal. The study measures the cover of the forest canopy rather than the area of …

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Nature is Speaking – Shailene Woodley is Forest

I am the forest
I take in your pollution and give you clean air
I purify your water and protect your shores
Yet you continue to cut me down, releasing carbon into the air and heating this planet
Whilst some of you stand with me,most of you turn your backs on me but I am resilient
Let me grow and we can …

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Sleepwalking Towards Catastrophe

“Extinction of seed plants is occurring at a faster rate than the normal turnover of species.” This is one of the salient points raised by a study published in June of this year in the Nature, Ecology & Evolution journal called ‘Global dataset show geography and life form predict modern plant extinction and …

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Forests #theforgottensolution

Forests are the forgotten solution to Climate Change. Large forests are capable of sucking up huge amounts of carbon. Forests like those still found in the Amazon, the largest forested region on the planet, act like a sink to remove emissions from the atmosphere. Global Forest Watch monitors …

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Meet Sea Shepherd

Sea Shepherd, Nature’s Delta Force.
“Mission – To defend, conserve and protect our oceans.”
Sea Shepherd is an international, non-profit marine conservation organization that engages in direct action campaigns to defend wildlife, and conserve and protect the world’s oceans from …

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Oceans without fish by 2048

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) stated “More than 30% of the world’s fisheries have been pushed beyond their biological limits and are in need of strict …

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Ocean Acidification Explained

Italian marine biologist, graphic designer, and communicator, Tullio Rossi, explains the science of ocean acidification, its effect on baby fish, and …

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The Ocean – Our Life Support System

Sylvia Earle wants to share with you her personal view of changes in the sea that affect all of us, and to consider why it matters that in 50 years, we’ve..

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