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When In Drought: Crowdsource for the Trees

No matter what you think about climate change, you have to admit that the weather has been a little strange this summer. This has caused concern in a number of cities including thousands of fish dying in the midwest due to extreme temperatures or 2.1 million acres burned by wildfires by the beginning of July… … Continued

How Crowdfunding Saved the Trees

I recently read about a great crowdfunding success story. In 2007, an oil reserve worth $7.2 billion) was discovered under Ecuador’s Yasuni National. The president Rafael Correa challenged the world to help protect this amazing portion of the planet saying that if the world could provide half of that sum, then the rainforest could stay … Continued