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Created 06/19/2015 - 22:16 Article
updated: 5 years 12 months
To Friends Everywhere:  Quaker Earthcare Witness developed some challenges, which are recommendations for Friends' Churches and Meetings throughout North America.
Created 05/30/2015 - 10:24 Article
updated: 6 years 2 weeks
Cleaning up soot is the perfect counter example to the outdated concept that we have to choose between slowing climate change and economic development.
Created 05/30/2015 - 09:45 Article
updated: 6 years 2 weeks
Measure what you treasure…or you might just treasure what you measure.
Created 05/25/2015 - 15:19 Article
updated: 6 years 3 weeks
Hydraulic fracturing, commonly called fracking, is a drilling technique used to extract natural gas or oil from deep underground.
Created 05/25/2015 - 19:28 Article
updated: 6 years 3 weeks
Thank you for coming to this site to share in our discoveries regarding how to create environmentally healthy landscapes for the earth.
Created 05/25/2015 - 20:52 Article
updated: 6 years 3 weeks
NATIVE PLANT SELECTION, LAYOUT GUIDELINES, AND MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES FOR BUTTERFLY AND NATIVE POLLINATOR GARDENSStep 1:   Location.  Ch
Created 05/25/2015 - 20:47 Article
updated: 6 years 3 weeks
WHICH NATIVE PLANTS SHOULD I INCLUDE IN A BUTTERFLY AND POLLINATOR GARDEN WHERE I LIVE ?As Sophie explained in her article, Shrinking or Transforming Your Lawn, it is important to use plan
Created 05/25/2015 - 20:33 Article
updated: 6 years 3 weeks
Important Facts.
Created 05/25/2015 - 20:27 Article
updated: 6 years 3 weeks
Permaculture, as much as possible, is an imitation of nature. Nature does not like bare soil; it is quickly filled up.
Created 05/25/2015 - 20:22 Article
updated: 6 years 3 weeks
Planning a permaculture garden is important; although much learning comes from experimenting with ideas.
Created 05/25/2015 - 19:45 Article
updated: 6 years 3 weeks
Three important ecological principles of permaculture are
Created 05/25/2015 - 19:39 Article
updated: 6 years 3 weeks
The word “Permaculture” comes from two word combinations: permanent and agriculture and permanent and culture.
Created 05/25/2015 - 19:36 Article
updated: 6 years 3 weeks
Centuries ago, wealthy landowners in England, with lots of land and lots of sheep, pastured the sheep in front of their mansions and invented the present day lawn.
Created 05/25/2015 - 19:31 Article
updated: 6 years 3 weeks
Today we are discovering new things every day about the relationships between plants and insects and humans.
Created 05/25/2015 - 21:10 Article
updated: 6 years 3 weeks
Darke, R. and D. Tallamy.  June 2014.  The Living Landscape: Designing for Beauty and Biodiversity in the Home Garden. Portland OR: Timber Press
Created 05/25/2015 - 15:48 Article
updated: 6 years 3 weeks
Hydraulic fracturing (fracking) is the use of horizontal drilling, underground explosions and injection of water in combination with sand and chemicals to release natural gas from types of
Created 05/25/2015 - 15:52 Article
updated: 6 years 3 weeks
The amount of water needed for fracking is enormous; research sources invariably describe it as millions of gallons per well.  People who signed agreements early in the fracking boom, around 2005,
Created 05/25/2015 - 16:02 Article
updated: 6 years 3 weeks
The fracking fluid, also called “slick water,” contains chemicals and sand.  The chemicals facilitate the gas escape, but only industry insiders know what they are, or how much is being used.  This
Created 05/25/2015 - 16:07 Article
updated: 6 years 3 weeks
Leaks start before the gas even gets out of the well because of the nature of the well itself.  Cornell professor and fracking expert Anthony R.
Created 05/25/2015 - 16:10 Article
updated: 6 years 3 weeks
When a natural gas well first produces gas, the gas needs to be tested before it can be channeled into pipes and transported for processing.  In this process, it is necessary to light it on fire so

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