Agriculture in the Green New Deal
by Reed Perry on March 25, 2019 at 12:51 pm
The Green New Deal, brought to the House of Representatives by Rep. Ocasio-Cortez (D) and Rep. Markey (D) is, undoubtedly, a revolutionary resolution — whether or not you agree with the information and plans putContinue reading […]
Economic Viability of Vertical Farming: Overcoming financial obstacles to a greener future of farming
by Reed Perry on March 24, 2019 at 6:52 pm
Photo: Indoor and vertical farming may be part of the solution to rising demands for food and limited natural resources. Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture Economic Viability of Vertical Farming: Overcoming financial obstacles toContinue reading […]
Mining near the Border Waters Canoe Area Wilderness
by Reed Perry on March 24, 2019 at 6:32 pm
Photo: Canoeists exploring Seagull Lake in the Boundary Waters. Credit: Matthew Urke The Boundary Waters Canoe Area (BWCA) is a wilderness area covering over 1 million acres of the Superior National Forest in northeastContinue reading […]
Increase Funding for Endangered Species Act?
by Reed Perry on March 24, 2019 at 6:15 pm
Passed in the early 1970s as one of the first in a wave of environmental policies in the United States, The Endangered Species Act has become the cornerstone of wildlife and nature conservation. The protectionsContinue reading […]
Redlining and Greenspace in Durham, NC
by Reed Perry on March 20, 2019 at 2:18 am
Equitable Distribution of Urban Forests in Durham’s Historically Redlined Communities The Vicious Cycle of Redlining and Greenspace Urban forests offer aesthetic values and critical services, ranging from reduced energy use, improved air quality, community well-being,Continue reading […]
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