Global Earth Repair Summit

This event October 21 to 24 is one of several inspirational global events in October. A feature of this summit is its delivery in three time zones and the inclusion of in-person hubs. The Summit includes three days (October 21,22 and 24) of 24 hours of round-the-world programming. Three different time regions of the world … Continue reading Global Earth Repair Summit

How plants cool and heal the climate

My book How plants cool and heal the climate: Finding solutions close to home is now published and available on Amazon as a paperback or hardback. I will have copies from the printer by the end of July. Here's the cover. While we have to stop using fossil fuels as soon as possible, solutions to … Continue reading How plants cool and heal the climate

Collective impact for regenerative land, ocean, and food

"Risk is interconnected but our response is not."The Community Impact Fund "Risk is interconnected but our response is not". Herein lies the problem. Our response to climate change in Te Tai Tokerau specifically, and Aotearoa and the rest of the planet more broadly is, at best fractured. Observing institutions here, I see how their climate … Continue reading Collective impact for regenerative land, ocean, and food

Kelp regeneration in Tutukaka Harbour

Tutukaka Harbour has been subject to sustained negative impacts over the past several decades; including substantial sedimentation from land clearing and development in the catchment, excess nutrients and pollutants from agricultural, domestic, and recreational sources, and overfishing of ecologically important key species, such as kōura (crayfish) and tāmure (snapper). The result is a highly degraded … Continue reading Kelp regeneration in Tutukaka Harbour

Marine permaculture for Tai Tokerau?

Tai Tokerau is a slim peninsula about 320 km long. The Northland Region has 3200 kms of coastline and harbour shoreline, including the Kaipara Harbour, which has the longest shoreline of any harbour in the world. Our marine ecosystems range from the pristine Poor Knights Islands, to the degraded waterways in our harbours. 700,000 tonnes … Continue reading Marine permaculture for Tai Tokerau?