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Farming underground in a fight against climate change

<b>The Andean Plateau or the Altiplano, is one of the largest and highest plateaus in the world. In order to protect their crops from drought, flash floods and increasing temperatures, Bolivian farmers are going underground.</b><p>Bolivia is among the nations least responsible for climate change, but one of …

Farming

Farmland could be used to sustainably offset America’s entire carbon footprint—if the will exists

Amid the roaring debate on how to curb climate change in Bonn last year, an impasse was finally broken on agriculture. Both a cause and casualty of climate change, our food system accounts for up to 24% of greenhouse gas emissions.<p>Yet hit by soaring temperatures and more frequent extreme weather, …

Meet Roger Frampton, the international model and personal trainer who swapped weights and cardio for stretches

33-year-old model and personal trainer Roger Frampton is chiselled, bright-eyed, and, surprisingly, even more handsome in real life than his photos suggest. But when we met after January's London Fashion Week Men's wrapped up, it was not to discuss his good looks nor his international modelling …

Exercise

20-Minute Pilates Butt Workout for Stronger Glutes

Andrea Speir, lead instructor for Daily Burn's pilates programs, shares her five favorite Pilates butt exercises.<p><i>This article originally appeared on</i> …

Northern Forest of 50 million trees to be planted between Liverpool and Hull

A Northern Forest of 50 million trees is to be planted between Liverpool and Hull, the Prime Minister has announced. Over the next 25 years, a vast swathe of woodland will be created over an 120 mile area to improve the environment and help prevent 190,000 homes from flooding.<p>On Sunday, Defra …

Forests

How to Coppice Trees for Sustainable Firewood - Homesteading and Livestock

<i>You can grow firewood in a fraction of the time it takes to raise a tree from seed.</i><p>February / March 2018<br>By Brett McLeod<p><i>Illustration courtesy Keith</i> …

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25 Quotes From Confucius That Will Change the Way You Spend Your Life

If you’ve ever studied Chinese history, you’ve undoubtedly heard of the great philosopher Confucius.<p>Not only has his words of wisdom had enormous …

I Farmed Seaweed in Belize to Learn Why It’s the Food of the Future

We should all be eating it.<p>It was a jarring, hour-long boat ride to Little Water Caye, a sliver of an island 30 km off the coast of Placencia, Belize. There was only a small wooden house on a beach, and palm trees waving in the Caribbean breeze. But offshore, invisible from the surface, lay the …

Mental-health issues can’t be solved by psychologists alone—city design can help, too

The world’s cities aren’t very mentally healthy.<p>People who reside in cities are more likely to develop depression, anxiety, and schizophrenia than those living in the countryside. No matter where you live, at least one in four people will have a mental illness in their lifetime, and everyone …

13 Things You Must Give Up to Be Successful

Sometimes, to become successful and get closer to the person we can become, we don’t need to add things — we need to give up some of them. There are …

The Pit In Your Stomach is Actually Your Second Brain

The world is so much bigger and more interesting than we can see with our naked eyes. If we could, we could watch cells grow, morph, and split again over and over again on the backs of our own wrists--or the billions of foreign cells living in and among our own, forming what scientists are …

The evolution of a backyard food forest - the first three years

From a beautiful 23 year old food forest in New Zealand to a permaculture smallholding spanning five acres, we've featured an awful lot of properties …

50 Deep Questions to Ask Yourself for Deep Insights

Years ago when I had no idea who I was and what I wanted to do with my life, I decided to ask myself a few deep questions. I decided to sit down with …

Live Like You Don't Give a F*** By Caring Strongly About Just a Few Things

From time to time, it feels like it would be nice to just stop giving a crap about the rat race and do what you want. The below video (which contains …

4 things you can do to cheer up, according to neuroscience

For everyone, there are times when a dark cloud just seems to be following you around. You may not even even know why. While we don’t mean to …

Neurology

Plant These Edibles Once and Eat Them Forever

Perennial Foods<p>Edible Perennials That Will Bear Year After Year<p>Updated September 09, 2016<p>Want to enjoy home-grown food year after year without having …

7 Ancient Practices To Keep You Healthy During Flu Season

Is it just me, or is everyone getting colds and the flu right now?<p>I remember expecting to get sick year after year because that was the reality I was …

If You're 'Bad' At Meditation, These 4 Tricks Are Just What You Need

Recently, my friend and I were talking about mindfulness and she told me that she was starting to experiment with meditation. She quickly confessed …

20 Quick-Producing Perennial Fruit Trees, Vines, Bushes, and Grasses

Quick is a relative term, especially when it comes to fruit, but what we’ll generally boil down to is in this article is some form of production in …

Trump’s plan to reverse Obama’s climate agenda a trial for Trudeau

The United States – the world's second-largest emitter of greenhouse gases – is poised to retreat from its international role of climate leader as president-elect Donald Trump prepares to unshackle the country's fossil-fuel sector.<p>His plan to gut U.S. President Barack Obama's climate agenda would …

We’ve Got Great Stews! 32 Warming Vegan Stew Recipes

By Lora O’Brien We all know the routine – as the evenings get colder, our food gets hotter. There’s nothing more comforting than a hearty meal to …