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This is a story about something that is right in this world. It's a story of inspiration and real world solutions, a down to earth celebration of the most basic yet profound connection we have to ...
by citisven
Comment Count 36 comments on Wed Mar 06, 2013 at 09:49 AM PST with 61 Recommends
A few weeks ago my partner-in-muse Deb (aka liberated spaces ) and I welcomed Spencer Michels and his crew from the PBS NewsHour to our house. To be more specific, to our kitchen. The reason we got ...
by citisven
Comment Count 150 comments on Sun Jan 27, 2013 at 10:38 AM PST with 212 Recommends
Last weekend's diary on Canyonlands National Park touched upon an important subject relating to its terrain and typical climate. Thus the subject title of today's diary. For those who ...
by richholtzin
Comment Count 85 comments on Wed Feb 13, 2013 at 01:36 PM PST with 86 Recommends
When I was a kid I roamed where I liked playing with friends, riding bikes, and building forts in the dirt. Times were different then I guess. We didn't have soccer practice or band or cell phones ...
by Methinks They Lie
Comment Count 112 comments on Thu Dec 06, 2012 at 09:45 AM PST with 166 Recommends
Literally. We originally posted this on October 19, before the elections, but it got lost in the hurricane of activity. Some helpful DK readers suggested we bring it up again when the storm had ...
by BiocarbonImperative
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Nov 12, 2012 at 12:35 PM PST with 2 Recommends
By Patrick Mazza Sitting down to talk about his work to focus the climate-saving power of soil carbon, Peter Donovan starts off with a trick question. “What’s the major greenhouse gas?” I ...
by BiocarbonImperative
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Oct 19, 2012 at 09:49 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Sven, "Soil is the Solution" might be the most important environmental story you'll ever write. It is part of the solution to our environmental challenges. The story belongs on the front of the NY ...
by citisven
Comment Count 248 comments on Tue Aug 21, 2012 at 04:00 PM PDT with 474 Recommends
No, this isn't a Diary about the cops ;). Some of them are quite pretty actually. This Diary is about Gargoyles, and Gardens, and feeding yourself and your family in hard times. I have a house, ...
by Evolutionary
Comment Count 16 comments on Fri Jun 29, 2012 at 07:29 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
There's a bacteria in soil that has been shown to make humans happy by triggering serotonin production in the brain. But there must be more to it. — ∞ — The garden has made me happy. I've ...
by aimlessmind
Comment Count 55 comments on Wed Jun 06, 2012 at 10:43 PM PDT with 40 Recommends
A Brief History of Agricultural Time Our farming for over 10,000 years has been responsible for 2/3rds of our excess greenhouse gases. This soil carbon, converted to carbon dioxide, methane and ...
by Erichj
Comment Count 22 comments on Sat Mar 31, 2012 at 09:51 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
Most of us are concerned about climate change and want to do what we can to minimize our contributions to greenhouse gases. It’s complicated, though. There are scores of recommendations on how to ...
by TerraByte
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Aug 17, 2011 at 04:45 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the ...
by NourishingthePlanet
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Oct 29, 2010 at 09:53 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
Please Help Me Volunteer in Haiti Straight up. I’m going to ask you for money. I warned you about this when MB asked WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO!?! So ...
by environmentalist
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Aug 23, 2010 at 03:06 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
In Kenya, a devastating cycle of drought and flood reflects the worst that climate change has to offer, and threatens the health and survival of the nation’s poorest and most at-risk ...
by NourishingthePlanet
Comment Count 25 comments on Thu Aug 12, 2010 at 02:03 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
Check out today’s New Jersey Star-Ledger to read Nourishing the Planet’s newest op-ed . We ...
by NourishingthePlanet
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Aug 06, 2010 at 10:45 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
This is the second of three parts of an interview with plant geneticist Pamela Ronald and her husband, organic farmer Raoul Adamchak. They are co-authors of the book Tomorrow’s Table: Organic ...
by NourishingthePlanet
Comment Count 62 comments on Thu Aug 05, 2010 at 03:54 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
Cross posted from Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the ...
by BorderJumpers
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu May 20, 2010 at 08:33 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute’s Nourishing the Planet .
by BorderJumpers
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon May 10, 2010 at 08:38 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Today, farmers and breeders alike have a greater respect for Mozambique’s indigenous seed varieties. Cross posted ...
by BorderJumpers
Comment Count 19 comments on Wed Feb 03, 2010 at 07:51 AM PST with 16 Recommends
Danielle visits Mokolodi Reserve, another example of how agriculture and wildlife conservation can go hand-in hand. Cross posted ...
by BorderJumpers
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Jan 20, 2010 at 09:01 AM PST with 6 Recommends