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richard fisher The Long View: Why We Need To Transform How the World Sees Time
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We can start thinking in centuries

As humanity faces unprecedented threats, from climate disaster to the collapse of democracy, journalist Richard Fisher believes “recapturing” our long-term view of the world is a solution we can achieve.

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The new livestock farm is a forest, too

Silvopasture, the ancient practice of integrating trees and pastureland, is making a comeback as a way for farms to improve animal health while benefiting the climate.
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Cities are becoming more like sponges

Water management that prizes lakes and greenery over concrete makes for less flood-prone cities — and prettier ones, too.
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To fight deforestation, Amazon guardians embrace a tech boom

Like their ancestors, a new generation of Indigenous guardians is fighting illegal logging -- this time, using drones and solar-powered camera traps.
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How 'deconstructing the sneaker' Is protecting the Amazon

As most shoe soles go synthetic, one brand is surfacing its sneakers with true, sustainable wild rubber -- and turning its local harvesters into rainforest guardians.
Fortified with coconuts, 'living' shorelines are stopping coastal erosion
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Fortified with coconuts, 'living' shorelines are stopping coastal erosion

Waterfront restoration projects from New Jersey to Texas prove a nature-nurturing alternative to concrete sea walls.
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This evolving 3,000-mile-long park is already improving cities along its path

Even before it is finished, the East Coast Greenway, an emerald necklace of car-free paths from Maine to Florida, is revealing surprising benefits.