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About the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) SFI advances sustainability through forest-focused collaborations. SFI is an independent, non-profit organization that demonstrates its commitment to forests through its work in standards, conservation, education, and community. SFI works with the forest sector, conservation groups, academics, researchers, brand owners, resource professionals, landowners, educators, local […]


The WTF: The Week This Friday Vol. 14

Aliens in the Arctic: how the earthworm is altering the North Presence of geoengineering earthworms in the ArcticSource: Nature Communications According to a recent study the gardener’s best friend, the earthworm, is making Arctic soil too fertile.  Earthworms are not usually regarded as an invasive species because they typically help […]


The WTF: The Week This Friday Vol. 13

Eco-friendly construction – 3D printing buildings from local soil 3D printed building in DubaiSource: The Guardian citing Satish Kumar/Reuters Scientists have developed a method to 3D-print greener buildings using local soil. You’re probably wondering how that’s even possible. The eco-friendly technology could potentially replace concrete and revolutionize the construction sector. […]


Ghosts in the Ecosystem

When the moon is in the Seventh House, And Jupiter aligns with Mars Then peace will guide the planets, And love will steer the stars (LYRICS: “Aquarius / Let The Sunshine In” (#1 Hit, 1969, from musical HAIR)   These great Jupiter-Saturn conjunctions happen only every 20 years. The last […]