Spiritual Lessons of Ecological Succession for the Pandemic: Healing the Land, Healing the Soul — The Druid’s Garden

Ecological succession is nature’s approach to healing. From bare rock, ecological succession allows forests to eventually grow. Ecological succession has much to teach us as a powerful lesson from nature, and it is a particularly useful thing to meditate upon during the pandemic. As we can look to how nature heals, it offers us guidance […] … Continue reading Spiritual Lessons of Ecological Succession for the Pandemic: Healing the Land, Healing the Soul — The Druid’s Garden

Bringing back mangroves: Scientists in Mexico restore degraded ecosystems —

Bringing back mangroves: Scientists in Mexico restore degraded ecosystems https://ift.tt/3clRBkS Latin America – “What was this area like three years ago?” I asked researcher Jorge Herrera as we dipped our feet into the warm waters swirling around the trunks of a stand of mangrove saplings in Ciénaga del Progreso, a 40 minute drive from the […] … Continue reading Bringing back mangroves: Scientists in Mexico restore degraded ecosystems —

Soaring forest losses set to wreck global protection pledge — National Post

By Megan Rowling BARCELONA, Sept 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Meeting a landmark target to slash by at least half losses of natural forests by 2020 is likely to be “impossible,” as deforestation has soared in the five years since it was set, warned a report on progress towards the goal. The 2014 New York […] … Continue reading Soaring forest losses set to wreck global protection pledge — National Post

THE ANCIENT YEW FOREST OF KINGLEY VALE

Tucked between Stoke Down and Bow Hill, near the village of West Stoke about three miles north west of Chichester, in West Sussex in southern England, is Kingley Vale National Nature Reserve. via The Ancient Yew Forest of Kingley Vale — ALK3R

THE PHENOMENON OF “CROWN SHYNESS” WHERE TREES AVOID TOUCHING

Crown shyness is a naturally occurring phenomenon in some tree species where the upper most branches in a forest canopy avoid touching one another. via The Phenomenon of “Crown Shyness” Where Trees Avoid Touching — ALK3R