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TreeSisters: Planting Trees while Focusing on Women

TreeSisters is a non-profit charity that cares about tropical reforestation. Its mission is to “help reforest the Tropics and increase Earth’s green cover through the combined leadership of women around the world who seek to bring ecological balance back to the … Continue reading

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AeroFarms: Local Farming for Global Impact

AeroFarms is revolutionizing agriculture. It’s on a mission to “combat our global food crisis by leveraging our patented technology and farming locally”.  How? Since 2004, AeroFarms has been operating vertical indoor farms. So what is a vertical farm? As The Good Times … Continue reading

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Farmers Become Teachers and Villages Become Classrooms

How can farmers become teachers and villages become classrooms? Quite easily and naturally in Nepal. Because they know the land and environment intimately, local farmers and villagers in eastern Nepal are helping to identify and preserve the country’s immense variety of flora … Continue reading

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One Man’s Big Heart Is Saving Lives

Those of you who know a bit about sailing will appreciate how difficult the Vendée Globe yacht race is. It’s a non-stop race around the world, sailed solo, without assistance, and it takes place every four years. This year’s race began … Continue reading