Scientists are concerned that melting sea ice will increase the amount of fresh water in the Beaufort Gyre. If this happens, excess fresh water might spill into the North Atlantic Ocean and act as a barrier to the warmer Gulf
The connectivity of life is easy to contemplate at New Chapter’s Finca Luna Nueva in Costa Rica. Nestled in the primary rainforest, Finca Luna Nueva is a 200 acre biodynamic organic farm and… Continue reading
On a recent visit to Monteverde, Costa Rica, I met Victor, a small coffee farmer and member of the Coopesanta Elena. Made up of 75 small coffee producers, the cooperative members are committed to growing their crops in harmony with nature.
Victor’s farm is in fact teeming with biodiversity. From sloths hanging… Continue reading
How long do seeds last? As a rule of thumb, germination rates of seeds decrease every year. But some seeds are known to live far longer, especially if they are stored in a cool dry place. Here is a table of average seed viability taken from a… Continue reading
The South Florida Audubon Society‘s Cool Planet program is a big hit with upper elementary students this fall in Broward Schools. The program helps students foster effective problem-solving skills by recognizing the interdependencies in their environment. They also consider the effects of their actions… Continue reading
Check out this video on climate science by the Climate Reality Project.
Narrated by Bill Nye, it distills the 24 Hours of Climate Reality down to 5 minutes.
“We had a dream that the new president would understand the intergenerational injustice of human-made climate change. That he would recognize our duty to be caretakers of creation, of the land, of the life on our planet. And that he would exercise hands on leadership, taking the matter to the public, avoiding back-room, crippling deals with special interests.
But we will not give up. There
SFAS Awarded Grant From AD Henderson Foundation For Environmental Education In Broward Title One Schools
The South Florida South Florida Audubon Society is pleased to announce that it has received a $13,300 grant from the AD Henderson Foundation. This grant, coupled with Toyota TogetherGreen funding, will allow… Continue reading
Over the next two weeks, from August 20- September 3, heroes from all over America will be taking part in acts of civil disobedience in front of the White House to protest the proposed Keystone XL pipeline . The proposed pipeline would run 1500 miles from the… Continue reading | 1 Comment