Land Management

How Bugs And Birds Provide Critical Critter Control

Borneo’s All-Women Wildfire Fighting Crew

How Farmers In Spain and Portugal Are Learning To Live With Wolves

Earth Smiles Regreen Africa

The Surprising Environmental Reason This Guy Started Cattle Ranching

Alberta farmer Ben Campbell has always loved nature, but he didn’t always know that agriculture could go hand-in-hand with regeneration.

Oman Revives Millions of Mangroves

Mangroves. Photo by Maxwell Ridgeway.

Why New Trees Aren’t Always A Good Thing

Not all forest replants are created equal. Some create thriving, carbon-sequestering ecosystems, while other can be downright disasterous.

3 Exciting Earth Stories

We read and watch a lot of stuff while putting together The Shift each week, and sometimes have to skip some pretty cool stories because we just don't have room for them.

The Surprising Benefits of Eco Corridors

A wildlife bridge over the Trans-Canada Highway near Banff, Alberta. Image used under Creative Commons license from Daveynin.
Many of you have seen those green-covered overpasses stretching across highways to allow animals to safely cross from one side to another. That’s one version of an ecological corridor. But far more than just being a cool animal overpass or pretty spot to relax, there are multiple benefits of ecological corridors in urban spaces.

How We Can Boost Forest Recovery

A lush fall forest in Quebec, Canada. Photo by Gadiel Lazcano.
Recent research by over 50 fire ecologists, studying 10,000 post-wildfire sites, reveals that altering wildfire intensity can significantly aid forest recovery.