anthropogen

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

Article: Glimpsing prehistory in today’s Amazon rainforest

Here’s a snippet from a recent article in Popular Archaeology exploring the contemporary plight of Amazonian peoples and going further to pose the question: “how does the knowledge of the […]

Agroforestry species switchboard / search engine

The World Agroforestry Center recently announced and released a new multi-database search engine, or switchboard for information on Agroforestry species. The 13 websites the Switchboard links to include The Plant […]

Forest Farming video, presented by the University of Missouri

Here’s a fantastic video on forest farming (by University of Missouri) that I found on the blog Farming the Woods. I tried to re-blog it via Reader but for some […]

Agroforestry decreases farmer dependence on chemical fertilizers in Africa…

Here is a good article on the emergence of agroforestry in Africa, exploring how trees on farms, biomass management, integration of natural fertilizers into agricultural systems is taking hold amongst […]