“Singer and song collector Sam Lee traces a map in stories, folklore and song along England’s longest and most famous river, the Thames. Beginning at its underground source in the idyllic Gloucestershire countryside, Sam follows the Thames from a trickling … Continued
Practical Action have prepared a field report on a small scale solution delivering big results in areas where low rainfall, drought and cyclones have led to severe hardship. Pfumvudza (“New Season”) is a special method of agriculture that enables a … Continued
Is it possible to turn desert sand into soil? There are potential techniques that will do this. This picture shows the effect of using liquid nano clay, as described in this video. Liquid nano clay (or LNC) is a special … Continued
Water Is Life. But by ignoring the need to let rainfall refresh the soil and build up the water table, we are creating disasters all over the world through droughts and floods. The remedy is surprisingly simple: trees and vegetation. … Continued
“It’s possible to rehabilitate large-scale damaged ecosystems.” Environmental film maker John D. Liu documents large-scale ecosystem restoration projects in China, Africa, South America and the Middle East, highlighting the enormous benefits for people and planet of undertaking these efforts globally.
from the Guardian The Golden State has suffered four parched years, but the land could be too dry to absorb heavy rains anticipated this winter Vast swathes of forest are so brittle and bone-dry that they burn up in an instant. … Continued
September 11th, Amritapuri: Amma has presented a cheque for the equivalent of $15 million (£9.73 million) for the construction of toilets in the poorest villages surrounding the Ganga River, as part of the Clean India and Clean Ganga projects. A … Continued
This is a site in Portugal where proper use of water has restored an arid area to full productivity. Similar work is being done in China, Ethiopia and Rwanda. But this is a global problem; surely we can all find … Continued