Two Los Angeles arborists talk urban forestry with EcoJustice Radio, and about the need to plant and care for trees to strengthen urban ecosystems and heal the climate.
Tag: habitat restoration
Growing Coral to Restore the World’s Reefs with Sam Teicher
Coral Vita’s Sam Teicher discusses the urgent status of the world’s coral reefs and how we can restore them by rapidly and effectively growing climate-change resilient coral. The world’s first land-based coral farm, Coral Vita, aims to help scale up reef restoration globally using breakthrough technologies and nature-based solutions, including micro-fragmentation and assisted evolution. Learn about the critical role coral plays in marine ecosystems and how restoring it is essential to our collective future. Current and recent, unprecedented mass bleaching events affecting the Great Barrier Reef, highlights the importance of taking urgent action on behalf of our oceans and reefs worldwide. Act now while there is still time to turn the tide!
Green Banking: Toward A Regenerative Economy
Now is the time to invest in a regenerative economy that supports climate finance at scale. Our banking and investment practices can proactively regenerate the planet and foster a clean, green economy that is both socially conscious and sustainable. EcoJustice Radio speaks with Tom Duncan of Earthbanc.
The BirdHouse: Reconnecting People & Place through Arts & Ecology
On this episode of EcoJustice Radio, we visit with the members of an inspiring community garden and culture-space called The BirdHouse, in Hollywood, CA.
How Urban Forestry Can Cool the Climate and Promote Social Equity
This episode of EcoJustice Radio we speak with Los Angeles’s North East Trees organization regarding the powerful effect urban forests have on the health and well-being of our communities and the climate in general. We also look into programs that are working within those communities to provide equitable solutions, green jobs, and open spaces.
Sprawl vs. Open Space: “Rio Santiago” Again Threatens Orange
Jack Eidt writes on the dangers of proposing mixed use development far from urban amenities and alternative transportation. The real estate industry in Orange County, California and beyond, has consistently violated engineering and planning wisdom by building in floodplains, paving over precious open space land and losing opportunities to preserve wildlife habitat and recreation opportunities amid the suburban sprawl at the edge of the wilderness.
Marines Doom Steelhead Recovery Program
After nearly a decade of work and nearly $369,000 in state spending, a steelhead restoration effort in San Diego County has been canceled, raising questions about whether larger and more complex initiatives will succeed.