A Green Times reading list

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One of our favourite green news sites to follow is The Green Times, and here’s a roundup of some of their latest articles. Happy reading! Scientists call for change in marine environmental assessment Oceans Not Oil (ONO) hails an advisory produced … Continued

Coursera courses on ecology

Coursera provides universal access to the world’s best education, partnering with top universities and organizations to offer courses online. Each course is like an interactive textbook, featuring pre-recorded videos, quizzes, and projects. Ecology: Ecosystem Dynamics and Conservation Instructor: Ana Luz … Continued

Environmentalism a daily practice for everyone

“Based on its history, it is understandable that environmentalism may be seen as a movement reserved for a privileged minority. However, today, it should be a daily practice for everyone, not only the dark greenies who build their own off-the-grid tiny homes … Continued

The art of the eco-mindshift – TED talk by Natalie Jeremijenko

Natalie Jeremijenko’s unusual lab puts art to work, and addresses environmental woes by combining engineering know-how with public art and a team of volunteers. These real-life experiments include: Walking tadpoles, texting “fish,” planting fire-hydrant gardens and more.

Eleven good things about Cape Town’s Drought

By Patrick Dowling Published in the WESSA (The Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa) newsletter Beyond the clamour around who’s to blame, conflicting scenario descriptions of day zero and its predicted date, individual and community responses and helpful tips, … Continued

Sustainability is unhelpful: we need to think about regeneration

The term sustainability has been stretched to become almost meaningless. It’s time to talk about regeneration, writes Herbert Girardet From: The Guardian For 25 years, sustainable development has been held up as the solution to the world’s problems. But instead we … Continued

Reflections on green art

When we talk about ‘green art’ or ‘environmental art’, we’re not talking about a certain style or discipline like ‘impressionism’ ‘surrealism’ or ‘abstract art’. It’s rather much more overarching, and all-encompassing. Environmental, green or eco art can be conceptual, expressionistic, … Continued

Interview with Tracy Armbruster about edible weeds

I attended a workshop about Weeds by Tracy and LOVED it. Informative, inspiring and interesting sums it up pretty well. I asked Tracy a few questions after the workshop to share with you here… What inspired you to offer these … Continued