Natural Forests: The Greenest “Infrastructure” on Earth

Diverse, intact forests are literally the greenest infrastructure on Earth, vital to our health and survival. They are the ultimate water pumps, critical to ensuring abundant, fresh water supplies. They provide natural air filtration, storm protection, food, medicine, recreation, and a place to find peace. Yet environmental policy solutions put forward in America today largely […]

Forests Can Heal People and the Planet

On this International Day of Forests, Let’s Embrace Deep Rooted Change It’s the International Day of Forests, a day each year that has been set aside to celebrate the role that forests play in sustaining life on Earth. In times like these, hope can be hard to find. But we can find it in forests. […]

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Nature Knows Best

A natural solution to the climate chaos This is a crosspost from the Eureka Springs Independent by Dr. Luis Contreras. You can view the original here. Luis publishes a weekly column in the paper, and from time to time we will share them here. Greta Thunberg, David Suzuki, Naomi Klein, Michael Mann, and a long […]

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The Climate is Heating Up: Forests Can Cool it Down

In the past few months, we’ve seen incredible momentum in the United States for our leaders to take bold, concrete action on climate change and environmental justice. From the halls of Congress to dinner tables and schools across the country, there is growing energy and momentum to address the climate crisis. Whether it’s the movement […]

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Celebrating the Green New Deal and a Brighter, More Just Future for All

With the introduction of Green New Deal resolutions in the House and Senate, sponsored by Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Senator Ed Markey, Dogwood Alliance is encouraged to see Congressional allies, organizations, and a vibrant grassroots movement uniting behind a vision for a new economy that responds to the climate crisis, values life, and seeks to […]