Miyawaki forest celebrates history and native plants

Miyawaki forest celebrates history and native plants

By Catherine Endicott, Judy Maccully, and Sarah Philips, Environmental Rotary Club of the Puget Sound, Washington State, USA Have you ever seen the stars align for a service project? Imagine 100 no-shows and then 100 people showing up unexpectedly, transforming the...
Soil is our common ground; El suelo es nuestro terreno común

Soil is our common ground; El suelo es nuestro terreno común

Common Ground is the sequel to Kiss the Ground, which touched over 1 billion people globally and inspired the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to put $20 billion toward soil health. By fusing journalistic expose’ with deeply personal stories from those...
Farming carbon to feed the world and reach net zero

Farming carbon to feed the world and reach net zero

By Daman S. Walia, PhD, and Samuel Lee Hancock, PhD The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) warns that rapid worldwide soil erosion endangers the food security of the world’s growing population.  “If we don’t act now, over 90% of the Earth’s soils could...
Rotary Pre-COP28 Webinar, 7 Oct at 3:00 pm UTC

Rotary Pre-COP28 Webinar, 7 Oct at 3:00 pm UTC

ESRAG just learned that there will be a webinar about Rotary’s role at COP 28.  For information on speakers, topics and to register, please go to the website for the Rotary Clubs of the United Arab Emirates, rotary.ae/events/pre-cop-28-webinar. Here is some of...
Appreciating Pat Armstrong

Appreciating Pat Armstrong

Thank you, Pat! The past three years have brought an exponential growth in ESRAG: members, task forces, projects, webinars, and online resources. With love and brilliant systemic insight, Dr. Pat Armstrong has worked nonstop to make sure ESRAG has the structure and...
From Satellite to Market: Equipping Farmers to Thrive

From Satellite to Market: Equipping Farmers to Thrive

By Felix Kimani Kariuki, ESRAG East Africa Chair Climate change is a massive magnifier of the risks faced by small farmers. AgriBora is an Agri-Fin-Tech company that leverages satellite data to help farmers in Kenya understand and reduce those risks. AgriBora is a...