Trees or Technology?

  ‘Trees or Technology?’ by David Gearing You may be thinking that the widespread introduction of Food Forests and Carbon Sequestration in plants and soils are clearly necessary and desirable, but will take too long to make a difference, and that large-scale technological solutions (e.g. Carbon dioxide Capture and Storage (CCS)) will be essential in the […]

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‘Plants to Save the Planet’ – Plants For A Future’s 2019-20 Project

The main role of (PFAF) for over 10 years has been to provide freely available non-commercial access to our database of over 8000 useful plants, for food, medicines and other uses. PFAF is very dependent on a flow of many small and a few larger donations from our users, with some revenue from sales of […]

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Plants to Save the Planet

In his book Half-Earth: Our Planet’s Fight for Life, Edward O. Wilson argues that the solution to the present planetary crisis is to dedicate half the surface of the Earth to wild nature.[1] The other half Earth would be used to meet human needs for food and everything else, including all our structures and materials. […]

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