Today’s Solutions: May 29, 2024

Canada to dedicate over C$25 m

Canada to dedicate over C$25 million to conserve wetlands

The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change of Canada has announced more than C$25 million in funding to conserve, restore, and enhance wetlands and grasslands in the Prairie provinces. This initiative could conserve up to 30,000 hectares of wetlands, grasslands, and riparian areas, on top of Read More...

This startup is planting on th

This startup is planting on the seafloor to offset carbon emissions

We recently wrote a story about how kelp forests can protect our coastlines from the pressures of a changing climate. An aquaculture startup, Running Tide, is using those carbon-sucking seaweed powers to sequester carbon off the coast of Maine while raising sustainable shellfish.  Planting on Read More...

Peatlands store vast amounts o

Peatlands store vast amounts of carbon, which is why Scotland is restoring them

The burning Amazon rainforests, with their jaguars, monkeys, and colorful birds, have grabbed global attention in a way the destruction of the world's mossy peatlands never has. Yet protecting the world's peatlands, which store at least twice as much carbon as forests, is critical in the fight Read More...

Down and dirty

Down and dirty

How carbon farming, the practise of putting CO2 back into the soil, can help fight global warming. Jay Walljasper| June 2008 issue Of all the potential solutions for global warming, this has to be one of the, well, most unusual: “Eat a local grass-fed burger.” Yet John Wick is entirely serious Read More...