What does greater urbanization mean to birds? And also to bird conservation? Tomorrow.
OARDC scientists have received a major USDA grant to study whether so-called “naked oats” can be incorporated into organic farming rotations as a lower-cost way to feed organic chickens …
Why do we think what we think about climate change? What are the best ways to communicate climate change to the public? Find out tomorrow. Ohio State’s Eric Nisbet is the speaker. He’s a principal investigator on the NSF-funded project “Co-Evolution of Upstream Human Behavior and Downstream Ecosystem Services in a Changing Climate.”
Niche marketing, says sustainability advocate John Ikerd in a paper on marketing and sustainable agriculture, is a way to “enhance the economic viability of systems that are ecologically sound and socially responsible and otherwise likely to be sustainable.”
In other words, niches are one way to strengthen a side — the staying in business and making a living side — of the sustainability-based ecological pyramid.