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Lessons from Cuba: Finding Solutions to a Climate Crisis

by Sebastian Africano, International Director

Of all the memorable encounters during my ten days in Havana, Cuba for the 10th Convention on Sustainable Development and Environment in July, there is one that stood out most. 366 kata lagi

Black Walnut

Black walnut

Black walnut

After seventeen years one of my black walnut trees has produced its first crop of nuts. There are only six on this tree but this one, which happens to be the tallest, is the first of the trees to produce nuts. 255 kata lagi


Biological nitrogen fixation of black locust under drought stress

Carbon allocation, nodulation, and biological nitrogen fixation of black locust (Robinia pseudoacacia L.) under soil water limitation

The pioneer tree black locust (Robinia pseudoacacia L.) is a drought-resistant tree and, in symbiosis with Rhizobium, able to fix dinitrogen from the atmosphere. 284 kata lagi

New Publications

Conservation agriculture finds a home in Zambia

Sharing today, a video I found on conservation agriculture in Zambia.  It’s one of the best I’ve seen.  It explains the beneficial techniques rather than simply saying farmers have used them to increase crop production.   49 kata lagi


Anti-desertification with Waterboxx

Waterboxx very successful in Spain anti-desertification through agroforestry and reforestation

VIDEO (Spanish with English captions)


Groasis BV is a Dutch company that sells the Waterboxx. 101 kata lagi


A Living Library Summer Garden Party & Tour of the Think Park Nature Walk

The team of Summer 2015 Eco-Stewards are happy to host a gathering at San Francisco’s Living Library & Alemany Farm on Thursday August 13th from 4:30 until 6:30pm. 222 kata lagi


Help next door

Within a 24-hour period, I read an article stating a problem (food insecurity in Namibia resulting in nearly half the population’s undernourishment) and an article with a solution to that problem ( 241 kata lagi