Tag Archives: Conservation

Earth: The Only Home You Have

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It was World Environment Day on 5th June. The day came and went without too much fanfare. Some token tree plantations, lots of photo-ops, the same hackneyed speeches and that was that. You more or less waved the day a desultory adieu, happy to throw the faint tinge of guilt off and pack it up to be donned again next… Read more »

Mushrooms Will Save The Earth?

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What’s the use of a fine house if you haven’t got a tolerable planet to put it on? ~ Henry David Thoreau Mycologist Paul Stamets lists 6 ways the mycelium fungus can help save the universe: cleaning polluted soil, making insecticides, treating smallpox and even flu. He seeks to rescue the study of mushrooms from forest gourmets and psychedelic warlords…. Read more »