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[Book Review] – What Has Nature Ever Done For Us by Tony Juniper

what has nature ever done for us?

I don’t read too many books but when I saw a piece on the Guardian website by environmental campaigner and author Tony Juniper talking about the economic benefits we receive from nature, my interest was…

Why Mangroves Are Important to the Environment

mangroves

try this web-site Within tropical zones, mangroves are largely taken for granted. They are distributed around the world as far north as California and Florida and as far south as Australia. Their prominence is along marine shorelines and…

Fertiliser Flaws & Pesticide Problems

Fertiliser Flaws & Pesticide Problems

click to read more In the second of my posts looking into the environmental impact of modern agriculture, I am exploring the use of fertilisers and pesticides to boost crop yields and what damage they could be doing to…

Monocropping: Necessity Or Environmentally Neglectful?

Monoculture Farming

visit homepage I have been thinking about the environmental impact of food and drink for a while now; indeed it was one of my green New Year’s resolutions to eat a lower impact diet and I started…

Green On The Box

Green On The Box

try this web-site I’ve watched a couple of really interesting documentaries recently and given their green nature I thought I’d share them with you so you can watch them too. Last night on BBC4 there was a Horizon…

Deforestation: A Disaster For CO2 Emissions

Deforestation Disaster

he said I must admit that when I first found an interest in the whole topic of carbon emissions and climate change, I had the stereotypical picture in my head of gas guzzling cars, power station chimneys…