3 reasons why bamboo plywood is better than hardwood | Architecture And Design

… environmentally and socially responsible sources such as those certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC). But FSC hardwood is also costly and the user is responsible for ensuring the FSC timber products they source come from a reliable local provider. Definitely sustainable Designers are being offered bamboo ply as a new alternative to hardwood timber, allowing them to contribute to minimising the destruction of native forests while moving towards managed commercial plantations that …

The Food Project in Lincoln grows more than crops – News – Lincoln Journal – Lincoln, MA

By Betsy Levinson | June 19, 2015 With a new director and a renewed focus on “bridging the gap,” The Food Project is gearing up for another season of farming, youth development and providing food security from its fields in Lincoln, Boston, Lynn and Beverly. James Harrison, who goes by J., has moved from acting director to executive director of the organic farming program that started more than 20 years ago. Harrison is a Lincoln native who knew early on that he wanted to study and work in …

Tribute: The Man Who Linked Climate Change To Global Health : Goats and Soda : NPR

When I asked climate change expert Tony McMichael back in March how he thought the world would deal with climate change, he said, “It’s likely to be an extraordinary century and we’re going to have to have our wits about us to get through it.” But the legions of scientists he inspired will have to go on without him. McMichael died in September in his native Australia from complications of pneumonia, leaving behind the fledgling field he founded — determining the health …