Scientists Celebrate 100 Years of National Park Service

by Leah Feor August 29, 2016

National Park Service Centennial

A centennial is definitely something worth commemorating.  On August 25th, 2016, the United States National Park Services did just that.  They invited citizens to celebrate with them this important milestone by hosting events and offering free admission over the weekend.

How Setting Goals Can Lead to Sustainable Success

by Aleksandra Todorovska August 25, 2016

Sustainable Development Goals

 

A couple of months ago I asked an important question in a blog post.  Are You Interested in Learning More About Sustainability?  Time has passed, but the question remains, and I urge you to ask yourselves again.

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. 


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.

New Fire Risk Tool Can Help Prevent Deforestation in Indonesia

by Leah Feor August 08, 2016

Forest Fire Tool Indonesia

Forest fires are both naturally occurring, and human-caused.  Indonesia - a country about one fifth the size of the United States located in Southeast Asia – sees its fair share of fires on an annual basis. The impact is large, and it can be felt across the globe.

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.


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.

Cool Facts About the Amazon Rainforest

by Leah Feor July 29, 2016

Amazon Rainforest

The Amazon Rainforest is possibly one of the most fascinating places on Earth. If you've seen images or footage of the area, it's easy to captivated by its size and unique ecosystem.

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.


A Forest So Big It Takes Centuries to Discover it All

by Leah Feor July 20, 2016

Amazon Discovery Tree Biodiversity

Last week there were headlines in the news about an important discovery.  Scientists, researchers, and environmental experts came together to present their findings of approximately 12,000 tree species identified in the Amazon Rainforest.

Here's a Great Reason to Hold On Tight to Old Growth Trees

by Leah Feor July 15, 2016

Carbon Sequestration Old Growth Trees

While it’s understandable that there is a lot to grasp when it comes to carbon, it’s important that we begin to familiarize ourselves with the topic, and not shy away from it. 

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.