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"Earth's Internet · 3W ago

Observation, Reflection, Pondering, & Questions unveil how Nature really works

Medical Dictionary Definition of  Periphery"the outward bounds of something as distinguished from its internal regions or center"If you've been reading this blog for very long, you know I va...
"Earth's Internet · 1M ago

Basic Fundamentals of any successful Ecosystem Restoration starts underground

Understanding just how invasive Tamarisk trees suck the life out of native Fremont Cottonwood ecosystem, may help us in rebuilding all other various types of ecosystems successfully without ...
"Earth's Internet · 2M ago

Heavy Winter precipitation in the Western United States is apparently meaningless

Is the California drought finally over ??? Incessant rainfall and snowfall leads to terrific flooding in the Golden State as thousands of homes are evacuated Image from The Daily MailBut off...
"Earth's Internet · 2M ago

Plants use a chemical 911 & know specifically which Emergency Service to contact

This is not a general message, "Calling all Predators." But rather more specific chemical signals being sent out to specialized predators depending on who or what herbivore is munching on th...
"Earth's Internet · 4M ago

Landscape Safe: Smart choices when choosing plants

Fours bears dead after eating red berries from English Yew plantPhoto provided by Pennsylvania Game CommissionCBS NewsThis mother bear and her three cubs were found dead earlier this month n...
"Earth's Internet · 4M ago

Is the new gene-editing tool, CRISPR/Cas9 Mankind's Saviour ???

"The scientific community is buzzing with the promise that CRISPR offers for human gene-editing, opening the door to use gene-therapy to treat diseases like cystic fibrosis and leukemia."Unf...
"Earth's Internet · 5M ago

Industrial Agriculture: A Runaway Domino Effect Freight Train of Unintended Ecological Consequences

Don't worry, Science will invent another chemical to kill those nasty Mites. Dare to criticize us and we'll expose you as an Anti-Science Luddite!Image - IPM Innovation LabsEver see those cu...
"Earth's Internet · 6M ago

More designs in Nature translate into awesome Urban Landscapes thru Biomimicry

Most of my inspiration when I designed layouts for landscaping came from natural scenarios I observed in Nature. For example, this picture below from Baja California.Image - Klaus Komossphot...
"Earth's Internet · 6M ago

“Nature is not competitive. It is ruthlessly collaborative” - Spencer Smith

How can responsible land stewards teach people how much more complex and sophisticated the designs found in Nature are compared to our own ?Kew Royal Bontanic Gardens - Rhizotron Tree Museum...
"Earth's Internet · 6M ago

California Coffeeberry: Biodiverse Insect Magnet for Pollinators & Predators (Think Hedgerows)

Image - Susan Leahy (Oct 2013)I've been waiting for an opportunity to highlight the pollinator/predator attracting abilities of California Coffeeberry for a very long time. I have a sense of...