Featured Creature: Crow

Carrion crow (Corvus corone) black bird portrait of head and looking at camera. Wildlife in nature. Netherlands

What common bird possesses an uncommon intelligence, including diversified communication, excellent memory, and a talent for mathematics? 

The crow!

Art for Nature

The first memories of my childhood that I can recall is that of me sitting on my bed with a blank sheet of paper and a box of crayons, making lines and circles and shapes of all kinds as the warm sunlight flooded in through the windows of the apartment. Painting was something I was…


Our First Miyawaki Forest Turns Two

Our community grows alongside our first Miyawaki forest! In September of 2021, we planted our first Miyawaki forest – the first in the Northeastern U.S. – in Cambridge, Massachusetts. As the forest turns two, and demonstrates signs of resilient, abundant growth, the Bio4Climate team gathered with local forest enthusiasts to reflect and celebrate the ecosystem…


Saving Coral Reefs From Extinction

June 4, 2023 2pm EDT Coral reefs are vulnerable to rising global temperatures more than any other ecosystem. Marine and climate scientists are researching ways to protect coral reefs and the many ocean species that rely on them for food and shelter. Without coral reefs, ocean biodiversity remains at risk of decline and eventual extinction.…

Featured Creature: European Hamster

"European hamster at a city park" by Ivan Radic is licensed under CC BY 2.0.

Which keystone species creates intricate burrows, is aggressive towards its own kind, and hibernates from October to May?  The European Hamster! Did you know that there are multiple species of hamster in the wild? I didn’t know this until recently, when I stumbled upon a BBC Earth video of a European Hamster foraging for food…

Using the Miyawaki Method to Rapidly Rewild our Communities

Bulu mini-forest in Cameroon after 19 months; Photo: Agborkang Godfred Hannah Lewis, Compendium Editor for Biodiversity for a Liveable Climate and freelance writer The Miyawaki Method The Miyawaki Method is a way to grow natural, mature forests in a couple of decades rather than a couple of centuries. You do this by observing what happens…