Sean’s Allotment Garden 164: Seeds, seeds, seeds (February)

#ICOScapes | Pallas (Finland) | Greenhouse gas observations

We want to measure clean background air coming from the sea areas Norwegian Barents Sea, the Northern Atlantic. and on the other hand we measure air masses coming from continental Europe. We observe forested areas, wetland areas here. and also, when winds are from the south, we observe air masses from densely populated European areas […]

10 million trees planted with Ecosia

Hello dear Ecosia users we just spent a couple of very exciting days visiting some of the planting sites that are part of our reforestation program in Indonesia And we wanted to say thank you for helping us plant 10 million trees already Thank you!

How biogas is creating jobs and promoting sustainable agriculture in Egypt

For years, people in the remote villages of Egypt’s Menia Governorate have struggled to find a steady, affordable source of energy and fertilizer for their farms. Now, what’s been considered a useless by-product of farming is the key to a sustainable energy source as well as a source of jobs. In an ILO pilot project, […]

The link between fishing cats and mangrove forest conservation | Ashwin Naidu

(Imitates fishing cat) That’s my impersonation of a fishing cat, which actually sounds more like this. (Prerecorded fishing cat sounds) It’s a cat that loves water, loves to fish, and lives in some of the most unique and valuable ecosystems on earth: the wetlands and mangrove forests of South and Southeast Asia. Aren’t they fishing […]

#ICOScapes | Svartberget (Sweden) | Greenhouse gas observations

ICOS Svartberget is one of the few combined atmospheric and ecosystem stations within the ICOS measurement network. The ICOS measurements conducted here at the ICOS Svartberget station will improve our understanding of the carbon cycle of boreal forest and also the atmospheric concentrations of greenhouse gases and air pollutants over this boreal region. These measurements […]

What If Everyone Planted a Tree?

#ICOScapes | Saclay (France) | Greenhouse gas observations

This is Saclay tower. It’s pretty special, because it is located close to Paris megacity with 10.5 million inhabitants. And on the other side we also have the more rural area of Île-de-France. So depending on the wind conditions we can have really different gradients of greenhouse gas concentrations. Well this urban station, like in […]

#ICOScapes | Simon Stevin & VLIZ Thornton Buoy (Belgium) | Greenhouse gas observations

Today we’re sailing a research vessel that’s called Simon Stevin. The Simon Stevin is sailing in the southern bright of the North Sea as well as in the eastern part of the English Channel. It’s a very dynamic coastal environment. It has strong tides and a lot influence of the nearby Scheldt estuary. Today we […]

Save our Forests! | National Forest Policy 2018 Explained by Dhruv Rathee

Namashkar, friends! Our government is bringing: They have recently released a draft for it. Some of the things in the draft are so bad that they will severely threaten the forests of our country. It simply means that our forests are being sold to big companies and industries. Let’s know what it is. So, friends […]