Aldo Leopold helped to pave the way for the conservation work we do today. GreenFire, a film about his life and philosophy about the "Land Ethic," is screening THIS THURSDAY at 7p at the Fairwood Library... Check it out!!
We've often discussed the power of peat bogs to preserve decaying matter, and scientists have been able to regenerate an ice age plant from the permafrost in Russia! Like oxygen- poor soils in peat bogs, permafrost isolates sediment deposits from the surface and preserves genetic matter that has actually resulted in a living plant!!
Sounds like Japan & Russia are competing to regenerate the mammoth... Read more here! http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/46456116