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Increasing Environmental Concerns for Metro Areas

In Environment, Sustainability by Craig ScottLeave a Comment

You must have come across numerous instances of discussion and debates about the environmental concerns. Irrespective of your will to get engaged in discussion you find yourself surrounded and involved in these discussions. This can be knowingly or unknowingly as the discussion about this issues have become so common. You watch people complaining about exorbitantly high level of various types …

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The Importance of Bees

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Summer is approaching and that means there will be bees all around us. They get inside your cars, they sting you at parks, and they fly around your house. Bees can make a hive in your tree, causing problems for your kids. You might find yourself wishing you lived in a world without bees. Yes, bees can cause problems for …

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Sharing the Special Joys of Gardening with Kids

In Environment, Wellness by Craig ScottLeave a Comment

It’s not uncommon to see people doing various therapeutic activities such as dancing, painting, listening to relaxing music, soaking in a warm bath, and even cooking to de-stress themselves after a hectic day. For some people, their therapy is gardening. Many folks admit that they find planting flowers very therapeutic, but has it ever crossed your mind that gardening can …

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5 Tips to Attract More Butterflies Into Your Yard

In Environment, Sustainability by Craig ScottLeave a Comment

Butterflies are beautiful insects. They come in all shapes, sizes, and colors. They are wonderful to watch and admire. Unfortunately a lot of butterflies are dying off. Monarch butterflies have been slowly dying off because their main food source, milkweed, is not in full abundance anymore. Farmers that produce GMO crops, spray the milkweed with pesticides because it is considered …

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Companion Planting: How to Pair Plant Buddies for the Best Results

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In order to increase the variety of your food supply, consider companion planting. Gardeners and farmers all over the world use this technique to get the most out of the planting areas they benefit from. Also, you will be able to enjoy richer crops and harvest a wide variety of tasty and healthy vegetables. There are many advantages companion planting …

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Industrial Agriculture is Creating Serious Problems for Our Environment

In Environment, Sustainability by Anna KucirkovaLeave a Comment

What comes to mind when you think about farming? Amber waves of grain? Rolling hills and people seated on tractors? The smell of manure? What about pollution? When identifying processes or industries that contribute significantly to pollution, most people don’t think of agriculture. In fact, in order for agriculture to continue, farmers must take good care of the environments of …

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Women in Agriculture

In Food Justice by Joan Shields, RNLeave a Comment

Women in Agriculture: Uganda I’ve been busy partnering with some of the most innovative and inspiring women from around the world for food security in developing nations. There are currently 7 billion+ people in the world. It is anticipated that there will be another 2 Billion people by 2050. For developing countries, the current pattern of agriculture has proven to …

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Adventures with a Botanical Explorer: Dominican Republic

In Environment by Anthony B. RodriguezLeave a Comment

This is the first of a series of short commentary documentaries of my expeditions with Botanical Explorer Joe Simcox. These expeditions take us all over the world in search of some of the worlds rarest plants, edible and ornamental. We get ourselves into some wild situations as well as some of the worlds most interesting places. With this short series …