What if mushrooms are the panacea that we have been looking for to solve the climate crisis?

“Mycorrhizal fungal networks are a major global carbon sink. When we destroy them, we sabotage our efforts to limit global heating”. For many years the world has been looking for solutions to solve the climate crisis. Significant research has been conducted to find solutions to global warming, but this time, the result is beyond all… Continue reading What if mushrooms are the panacea that we have been looking for to solve the climate crisis?

Invasivorism 101

According to the Scientific American, invasive species are “any species introduced by human intervention that has caused economic or ecological damage by growing superabundant in a nonnative habitat2.” As invasive species proliferate and pose risks to their new environments, a new gastronomic trend has arisen – invasivorism.   What is Invasivorism? Put simply, invasivorism is… Continue reading Invasivorism 101

Panama Establishes “Rights to Nature”

In February of 2022, President Laurentino Cortizo of Panama signed into law a framework that recognizes the inherent rights of nature 1. After a year of debate at the Panama National Assembly 2, Panama now acknowledges nature’s rights to “exist, persist, and regenerate her lifecycles” 1, in a landmark decision, joining over 20+ countries with… Continue reading Panama Establishes “Rights to Nature”

Ending Plastic Pollution: The 2022 UN Deal

On March 2, the United Nations Environment Assembly in Nairobi resolved to ‘end plastic pollution’ 1 in the “most significant deal since the 2015 Paris Climate Accord” 2. Why the Focus on Plastic Pollution? Each year, 353 million tons of plastic is produced around the world. Countries like the United States, China, India, and Japan… Continue reading Ending Plastic Pollution: The 2022 UN Deal

Guide to Florida Environmental Summer Camps!

Summer is a great time to engage your little one in extracurricular learning. Whether it be a sports camp, art camp, or even an educational readiness camp – the options can sometimes seem overwhelming. We have done the research for you and have found 5 of the best environmental camps across Florida! They focus on… Continue reading Guide to Florida Environmental Summer Camps!

Acid Deposition and Industrial Activities: The Connection

Image of acid rain in the form of fog. Photo by Getty images1

What is Acid Rain? Acid rain, also called acid deposition, is a broad term that involves any form of precipitation with acidic properties.1 This includes rain, snow, fog, hail, and even dust. The components of acid rain are sulfuric and nitric acid.1 Forms of Acid Rain Acid rain can come in two forms: wet and… Continue reading Acid Deposition and Industrial Activities: The Connection

U.S. Army Introduces It’s First Climate Strategy

On February 8, 2022, the largest branch of the United States military introduced its first ever climate strategy, signaling a shift in military operations to prepare for and adapt to a world affected by climate change. While the Army’s primary mission is to “fight and win the nation’s wars” (2), the climate strategy dually focuses… Continue reading U.S. Army Introduces It’s First Climate Strategy

How to Go Waste Free to Fight Your Climate Anxiety

How to Go Waste Free to Fight Your Climate Anxiety How to go waste free to fight your climate anxiety. What do you think creates a high quality of life?Lots of money? A nice car? A big house? Do extravagant vacations make the list?  In a society all about consumerism, we are taught life goals… Continue reading How to Go Waste Free to Fight Your Climate Anxiety

Why should you Propagate Sustainable Development Ideas Online?

Sustainable development plays a vital role in any organization. As a business, you must commit to the environment and contribute towards it significantly. You can use your business channels, and social media handles to propagate different sustainable development ideas. You can create some static posts to show the criticality of sustainable development. Alternatively, you can… Continue reading Why should you Propagate Sustainable Development Ideas Online?

Biden’s $1.1 B Everglades Restoration Plan

Alligator in water. Unsplash / Sterling Lanier.

The Florida Everglades, a vast ecosystem that nearly covered 11,000 square miles1 of Southern Florida, was given another chance when the Biden administration granted $1.1 billion of a $14 billion bipartisan infrastructure bill 7 towards its restoration. At over a billion dollars, it is the largest single investment in the Everglades7. This funding is part… Continue reading Biden’s $1.1 B Everglades Restoration Plan