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Ask me almost anything, May 2024

Ask me almost anything, May 2024

As tree planters, we take for granted the collection of rainwater to irrigate our plants.  Whether we live in an urban or rural setting, rainwater harvesting is a relatively cheap and effective way to sustain the water needs of ourselves, our plants and our animals.

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Traveling with Trees, May 2024

Traveling with Trees, May 2024

Today I am sharing about a special tree, the Weeping Bottlebrush. This particular tree lives in Sebastian, Florida in the United States. It is a haven for all kinds of creatures such as birds, squirrels, lizards, lichen, and bugs too!

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Food for Thought, May 2024

Food for Thought, May 2024

Food defines us – what we eat, how we eat it, how many times a day we do so! Our diets and the way they evolved have deep historical, cultural, and even religious roots, making this a sensitive topic for many and a complicated target for change.

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As within so without

As within so without

We are well aware of the massive positive impact that planting trees has both on our environment and our physical well-being. So, I’d like to talk about less commonly explored side effects – the impact of planting trees on our mind, our mental health, and even on our perception of reality. 

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Food For Thought, April 2024

Food For Thought, April 2024

According to a WWF report, Bending the Curve, our diets are the leading cause of death all over the world. Unbalanced diets and lifestyles are responsible for the rising numbers of obesity, diabetes, and heart diseases.

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Community Blog, March 2024

Community Blog, March 2024

For this year’s theme, International Day of Zero Waste highlights the importance of supporting waste management worldwide and promoting sustainable consumption and production patterns.

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Ask me almost anything, March 2024

Ask me almost anything, March 2024

Wetlands are saturated with water, either permanently or seasonally. This saturation creates an environment with unique soil conditions and functions, which shape the adaptations of the plants that call wetlands “home”.

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Traveling with Trees, March 2024

Traveling with Trees, March 2024

Jennifer is now back on a bi-monthly basis to tell us about her experience in Nature and with trees. Join us in welcoming and thanking Jennifer and her new column Traveling with Trees.

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Ask me almost anything, February 2024

Ask me almost anything, February 2024

In our previous “Ask me (almost) anything” article, Mark was asked about bags around the bottom of the trees. Mark was not certain of the answer, and asked our community to help him with an answer.

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Food for Thought, February 2024

Food for Thought, February 2024

This celebration comes with a unique opportunity to raise public awareness about pulses and the fundamental role they play in the transformation of a decaying food system.

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Food for Thought, December 2023

Food for Thought, December 2023

The recipes below can be prepared to gift away or to present at your dinner table. Hopefully, it can serve as an inspiration for a less wasteful, more meaningful holiday.

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Ask me (almost) anything, November 2023

Ask me (almost) anything, November 2023

For this week’s article, we asked Mark to please help us have a better understanding of the First Nation People (FNP) of Australia. We asked Mark to please help us understand how the FNP takes care of nature and the environment, and what we can learn from their age-old traditions.

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Food for Thought, November 2023

Food for Thought, November 2023

I have been wanting to give making jam a try. Some of the available supermarket options gift us with a long list of unpronounceable ingredients and most of these options just have too much sugar.

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