Nadimidoddi Vinodamma, ably helped by her husband Vinayappa, is modest about her achievement. Surrounded by a bewildering array of jowar, bajra, ragi, red gram, green gram, til, sama, korra, and other food crops in the midst of their land, Vinodamma talks quietly about how she is merely using …
Articles: biodiversity (56)
A unique forest complex characterises Uttara Kannada district, where women farmers have nurtured and intimately engaged with their forest home gardens (FHGs) for centuries.
For me, the simple, mundane task of propagating that ancient species, of planting the young trees by hand, in their historic, and possibly prehistoric place, was deeply symbolic.
The notion that plants can "talk" to one another was, until relatively recently, dismissed as fantasy, but the reality of inter-plant communication is now becoming an accepted part of mainstream science.
Andrew Whitley hopes to see “real bread within walking distance for everybody.”
The miracle of a seed is that this tiny little thing holds within itself the potential to recreate a whole individual plant or tree.
Is topsoil a renewable resource or a nonrenewable resource, especially in dry or degraded landscapes?
The link between the global oil supply and biodiversity is not directly causal; rather, the two are elements of a broader and more integrated picture.
Deb digs deep to get the skinny on Native Bees. An interview with Resilience.org featured author Adrian Ayres Fisher about how you can plant up your yard to attract pollinators.
As climate change puts ecosystems and species at risk, conservationists are turning to a new approach: preserving those landscapes that are most likely to endure as the world warms.