Tree Shaping: Roots of an Ever Growing Art

Tree Shaping: Roots of an Ever Growing Art

by Ari Yahalom October 25, 2016

The art of tree shaping (also called arborsculpture) makes an excellent case for working with the natural environment to create products that are built to last.

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Inspirational Quotes About Trees

Inspirational Quotes About Trees

by Ari Yahalom October 18, 2016

From philosophers to entrepreneurs, modern day poets to historical writers, trees have long been a subject of interest and a topic of discussion. 

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Have You Watched The Biggest Story Of Our Time?

by Leah Feor October 14, 2016

Years of Living Dangerously

When you turn on the TV there is always a mix of fiction and non-fiction to choose from.  To add to that selection – since the turn of the millennium – Reality TV has grown in popularity.

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Forest Bathing - Tune Your Senses Into Nature

by Leah Feor October 07, 2016

Forest Bathing

When we surround ourselves with Nature, something shifts from within.  A sense of calm washes over us, and things begin to slow down.

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Are Your Ready for the School Tree Challenge?

by Leah Feor September 26, 2016

Earth Day Every Day

Trees play an essential part in our daily lives.  They give us many things; from oxygen to clean water, and endless benefits in between.  Perhaps that is why it’s a good idea to teach young minds about how amazing they are, and the importance of planting them every year.

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The Economics of Planting Trees

by Leah Feor September 22, 2016

Reforestation

When you plant a tree with us, your dollar goes a long way.  Those four quarters are divided up among many hands, making this collaborative effort a good investment in the Earth and the economy.

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Drones: A Case for Conservation

by Leah Feor September 12, 2016

Conservation Drone

It wasn’t until recently that drones really entered my radar.  In the past, I simply associated them with combat missions and delivery services.

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Collaboration and Good Governance are Important in Reducing Deforestation

by Leah Feor August 22, 2016

Collaboration

The list is growing on different ways in which humans can help slow climate change.  Many efforts will be made by individuals; however there are some things that can only be addressed collectively. 

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An Introduction to the Paris Agreement

by Leah Feor August 15, 2016

Paris Agreement
Though it’s felt differently across the planet, climate change is happening everywhere, and it needs to be dealt with globally.

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Can the Boreal Forest Play an Even Bigger Role with a Changing Climate?

by Leah Feor August 03, 2016

Boreal Forest

Climate change is being felt in many different ways.  Drought, is undeniably one of them.  The temperature on Earth is rising, and rain that is heavily depended upon, is scarce.

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Why It's Important To Manage Forests For Long Term Growth

by Leah Feor August 01, 2016

Managing Forests For Long Term Growth

Forests are vital to the Earth’s ecosystem.  Home to a wide variety of plant and animal species, the sustainable management of these lands is an important solution when it comes to acting on climate change.

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How to Reduce your Wedding's Impact on the Environment

by Leah Feor July 26, 2016

Eco-friendly Wedding

If you’re setting forth to say “I do” any time soon, you most likely have done a little bit of research about weddings.

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Get the Facts on Tree Cover in Indonesia

by Leah Feor July 11, 2016

Indonesia Tree Cover

We are on the 4th infographic about tree cover across the globe, and I think you'll find this one very interesting.  

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What Happens When Forests Set Fire?

by Leah Feor July 08, 2016

Forest Fire

Every time I hear news of a forest fire, my heart drops.  I immediately think about everything that can be impacted by this one event.

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Don’t Let Science Scare You; It’s too Awesome to Ignore

by Leah Feor July 04, 2016

Science

I’ll be the first to admit, science was not my friend in high school.  Although I enjoyed it as a kid, when I hit my teens it was a source of anxiety more than anything.

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Lessons in Nature – What We Can Learn From Trees

by Leah Feor June 24, 2016

Lesson in Nature Mindfulness Trees

Take a deep breath in….and now slowly exhale.  Going back to your breathing can be an excellent technique to relax and center yourself.

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Are You Interested in Learning More About Sustainability?

by Leah Feor June 20, 2016

Are You Interested in Learning About Sustainability

As this word becomes further integrated into our daily vocabulary, it’s important to make sure that we are all on the same page.

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When it Comes to Sustainability, Walking the Talk is Key

by Leah Feor June 17, 2016

Sustainability

The word sustainability is new to some, perhaps even perceived as a buzzword – a word that comes and goes from people’s vocabulary depending on what’s trending.

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Measuring a Metric Ton

by Leah Feor June 14, 2016

Measuring a Metric Ton
Back in April, Matt wrote about reducing our
carbon footprints with tree planting. The numbers can get a little tricky when calculating our impact on the Earth, so here is a little bit of context on how to measure a metric ton.

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Trees Regulate Climate

by Leah Feor June 14, 2016

Trees Regulate Climate

When it comes to climate change, I have taken a vow to act on climate rather than fight it.

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Trees Restore Economies

by Leah Feor June 13, 2016

Trees Restore Economies

“It all comes down to money” is something I hear often.  Yes, financial sustainability is important.  However, it isn’t the only variable in the equation.

 

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Trees Promote Good Health

by Leah Feor June 10, 2016

Trees Promote Good Health

Since a large percentage of the population in many countries are urban dwellers, it is important to bring green space to city centers. 

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Trees clean air

by Leah Feor May 31, 2016

Trees Clean Air

For over ten years now I’ve been actively engaged in sustainability and environmentally conscious movements. A series of moments woke me up, and I became aware that I can make a difference on this planet.

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Pressing Issues Poll

by Matt Hill April 13, 2016

"What seems to be the most pressing issue to you today? The Economy with crapy jobs and no loyalty on either side, the environment where every year is the becoming the hottest on record, the elections in the US with what choices are available, or our educational system on a downward spiral...tough pick...make your pick!

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