8 Billion Humans are Totally Reliant on Healthy Ecosystems

By Brian | July 14, 2020

8 Billion Humans are Totally Reliant on Healthy Ecosystems I came across this concept the other day, can’t remember where, but it immediately made an impression on me. It goes like this. All of us, close on 8 billion human beings on this planet, rely on healthy ecosystems to survive. We rely on healthy ecosystems [...]

Is This Lunacy? Reductionism and a Mechanical Viewpoint in Action

By Brian | May 3, 2019

Is This Lunacy? Reductionism and a Mechanical Viewpoint in Action New Zealand’s ETS, or Emissions Trading Scheme, is a complicated beast. However, I just read an article about some of the potential effects of it. The article was by Neal Wallace in Farmers Weekly, a free newspaper-style weekly publication. This article dealt in part with [...]

That’s Just Nuts

By Brian | April 10, 2018

Should it be called a savannah system? Or what about a silvopastoral system? Of course let’s not leave out an agroforestry system. All these terms are used to describe ecosystems that incorporate trees with grassland. Savannahs generally have only a few scattered trees and are mostly found in areas with relatively low rainfall and distinct […]

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