We can’t count on better management of soils to solve the climate crisis
Trees remove a lot of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere
Just as second-hand smoke is a recognized health hazard, air pollution is increasingly recognized as being just as harmful to an individual’s health.
In a full planet isolationism is not relevant.
It is a lot to ask the microbial population in a septic system to break down chemicals that they have never experienced in nature, let alone those designed to inhibit their activities.
Trees are the most efficient net-negative emissions technology that we know of.
When we lose a species, the bell tolls for us.
The incidence of forest fire is likely to increase in a warmer, drier world.
Nearly all nitrogen pollution stems from agriculture, which strives to feed more than 7 billion of us with low-cost abundance.
When we lose birds, we are witnessing the continued unraveling of nature that will leave behind a less healthy and impoverished world for the future.