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Guilds
– Siddharth Devaraj

May 5, 2020

For many of us “Guilds” usually bring to mind the Renaissance and the medieval order of craftsman.   However, the term has a significant meaning in ecology as well – “Guilds” refer to groups of tree species that are symbiotic and assist one another for the betterment of the collective.   In a designed Guild […]

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Miyawaki Forests

Oct 25, 2019

Over the last two decades, climate change has become the single largest threat to the survival of our species on this planet – rising global temperatures, erratic rainfall and drastic shifts in weather patterns have become the norm. Over the next decade, afforestation, conscious consumption and waste management will define how we shape the future […]

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Trees – The Healing Effect

Trees – The Healing Effect

Mar 13, 2019

The technological prowess and constant urbanization of our worlds has led to a gradual, but alarming flipside. Conditions such as depression, anxiety and ADHD are now rampant in our population – statistics show that over 300 million people now live with depression and over 260 million with anxiety disorders.   A common solution is, quite […]

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Make it Rain

Make it Rain

Mar 6, 2019

Water is the undeniable lifeforce of our planet. Every living organism on Earth, without a single exception, requires water to survive. And without water, life as we know it would cease to exist.   Yet, we don’t take time to ponder where our water comes from. We know of water’s cycle – from ocean to […]

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Our Land is a Sponge

Our Land is a Sponge

Feb 27, 2019

How do floods occur? We know that the onslaught of urbanization has resulted in an excess of impermeable concrete and cement. This means that water doesn’t seep through the surface of our planet to be stored beneath the ground efficiently, as it once did.   However, it’s not quite as simple as that. Our planet […]

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The Reality Of Vermicomposting

The Reality Of Vermicomposting

Feb 20, 2019

Charles Darwin once said, “It may be doubted whether there are many other animals which have played so important a part in the history of the world, as have these lowly organized creatures.”   Of course, Darwin is referring to the humble earthworm; a creature that plays several critical roles in the functioning of our […]

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