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When I first got interested in gardening, I remember being intimidated at the thought of all the physical labor and mental work that would...

A 1-acre permaculture farm supplies 50 families

I've always been somewhat of a lazy gardener. And that's why permaculture has always made a whole lot of sense to me. Instead of...

Do you see a devil in this orchid?

Named for 'el diablo' himself, a new and extremely rare orchid species reveals a wicked heart. Link to full source: Do you see a devil...

Beautiful permaculture farm grows in just three years

I've toured a lot of permaculture projects in my time. And while many produce a good amount of food, I've often thought that to...

A permaculture food forest in the deserts of Jordan

Permaculture enthusiasts are quick to make bold claims about food forests feeding the world. But how often do we see successful permaculture programs in...

Florida man arrested for stealing sea turtle eggs

He's given a whole new meaning to "poached eggs." Link to full source: Florida man arrested for stealing sea turtle eggs

Rare blindcat found in US, could prove water-filled caves connect Texas and Mexico

The extremely rare cave-dwelling albino fish with no eyes, the Mexican blindcat, has previously only been known to exist in Mexico. Link to full source:...

Harvesting Liberty: Short film explores reintroduction of industrial hemp to US

Industrial hemp farming could play a big role in providing economic stability in impoverished areas, creating jobs and businesses for veterans, and growing a...

10 magical places saved by endangered species

In our efforts to save animals at risk of extinction, we've saved some extraordinary places as well. Link to full source: 10 magical places saved...

Culling of endangered wolves increases poaching, contrary to arguments otherwise

New research challenges the argument that legalized hunting helps prevent poaching. Link to full source: Culling of endangered wolves increases poaching, contrary to arguments otherwise

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