This page lists all articles published in Facts are Facts concerning the topic Nature • Earth • Animals.
More than half the world’s ecosystems are on the brink of collapse. Modern farming methods bear much of the responsibility – but also hold the key to the Earth’s recovery... Article excerpt not available online
The Garden of Eden is not irrevocably lost. Innovative farmers are returning to the philosophy of the first agriculturalists, who loved the soil that fed them. These are the pioneers of a holistic collaboration with Mother Earth – practising agriculture in the profoundest sense of the word. Article excerpt not available online
“There are as many stars as there are grains of sand,” we say, meaning an infinite number. We clearly don’t believe that the sand on this planet could ever run out. But we are hugely mistaken. Read more...
Just imagine that you’re buying a lovely blue delphinium… But before you can even pot it, it falls to the ground. Only a couple of thin fibres hang from its drooping tip. Many of us would give up on the poor plant straightaway and get rid of it as soon as possible. Not Christiane Maute. Out of curiosity, the trained homeopath gave the plant a large dose of the homeopathic remedy Arnica 200c. And just look at what happened next…. Read more...
Contaminated waterways, the rapid extinction of many species of flora and fauna, diseases of civilisation... We have saddled ourselves with a mortgage that soon we won't be able to keep up. Although the concepts of sustainability and recycling are on everyone's lips, somehow we're simply not making any headway. But there is a glimmer of hope in the concept known as "cradle to cradle", which propagates the joy of producing, consuming, and disposing. It upholds the ideals of beauty, abundance and life, and though it we can take our cue from Nature. Article excerpt not available online
For decades, a worrying decay of the Earth's magnetic field has been observed. This is directly related to the disappearance of the planet's plant cover. Article excerpt not available online
The tobacco in the mummified pharaoh is piece of the puzzle, just as are the magnolia tree in Florida and the wall fragments on the bottom of the Caribbean. Together with thousand of other such pieces, they trace the outline of an ancient continent that lies buried under the waters of the Atlantic. Article excerpt not available online
Genes, plants, animals, even human sperm and eggs - patenting life is big business. Nothing and nobody is to be spared and only grassroots resistance can stop this shocking legalised practice. Article excerpt not available online
Across the globe, the privatisation of public goods pours billions into the coffers of big business. In the case of water - that vital, basic resource - consequences such as raised prices and reduced quality are particularly drastic. As you might expect, opposition is strong - and effective. Article excerpt not available online