Originally published by Zoo New England. Republished with permission Written by: Matt Kamm, Zoo New England Zoo New England, the organization that runs the Franklin Park (Boston, MA) and Stone…
By Paul Stamets
Today, we only have 10-15% of the forest debris that nature has needed to build the food webs for sustainable ecosystems. Widespread deforestation, factory farming, population expansion, industrialization, and concomitant pollution are ongoing threats imperiling our ecosystems and the foundation of our food webs at a time when unprecedented waves of humans walk the Earth needing water, sustenance and shelter. What do I recommend?
A New Approach to Conservation that Starts in Your Yard
Written by Doug Tallamy; Published by Timber Press February 2020
Reviewed by Angela Tanner
As the world hunkers down in the midst of a pandemic, Doug Tallamy’s latest book Nature’s Best Hope offers, as the title suggest, hope, and we all need a little of that. Drawing topics from his earlier book Bringing Nature Home, Tallamy explains, with examples and statistics, what is happening to the ecological systems around us, and why we should care.