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Climate Change and Renewable Energy: Saving Our Planet for Future Generations

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The USA National Phenology Network: Taking the Pulse of our Planet

“Phenology is nature’s calendar. It’s the study of plant and animal life cycle events.” By Linn Smith June 14, 2018—–I learned about Phenology when visiting Biosphere 2 several months ago. Upon entering I asked the question, “But where is Biosphere … Continue reading

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Garden the Sustainable Way

Life on earth is incredibly interdependent! By Linn Smith May 30, 2018—-Springtime! It’s time to plant the garden and flowerbeds. Here are a few tips for gardening sustainably, without destroying or putting toxic substances into the soil. Instead, sustainable methods … Continue reading


 Agrivoltaics: Growing Food for the Future

“Agrivoltaics combines agriculture with energy efficiency while growing plants beneath solar panels.” By Linn Smith January 28, 2018—- Co-location means two or more groups, sharing the same place. Agrivoltaics, also known as Agrophotovoltaics, means using the same piece of land … Continue reading