anthropogen

: of, relating to, or resulting from the influence of human beings on nature

Scientists laser-scan Amazon for evidence of ancient civilizations…

This recent article from the BBC discusses a project that uses drones to laser-scan the amazon to detect anthropogenic landforms / earthworks, evidence of ancient civilizations in the Amazon – the most expansive wilderness […]

New book from the World Agroforestry Centre – Climate-Smart Landscapes: Multifunctionality in Practice

The World Agroforestry Centre is pleased to formally launch the book: Climate-Smart Landscapes: Multifunctionality in Practice This book brings together a range of work around landscape approaches specifically looking at […]

Alternative Crops for Drylands – by Scott O’Bar

I want to bring reader’s attention to a recently published book: Alternative Crops for Drylands: Proactively Adapting to Climate Change and Water Shortage by Scott O’Bar. I haven’t read the […]

Geo-tagging fruit trees – Berkeley, CA

Here’s a screen shot of an portion of Berkeley, where I’ve geo-tagged any interesting fruit trees growing on the street, in peoples yards, etc. and inserted them into Google Earth.There’s […]

Article: Africa – Wild Fruits Potent Weapon Against Malnutrition

Fantastic article by Charlie Pye-Smith on the importance of promoting and domesticating underutilized wild fruit of Africa to combat malnutrition and promote the adoption of sustainable agroforestry-based land management practices. […]