Restoration News

Timely updates about the latest developments in the world of regenerative agriculture and ecosystem restoration.

Global wildfires vs ecosystem restoration

We are sure you have been following the news with growing dismay about the forest fires around the world. California has featured heavily in the news. We are receiving alarming reports from our camps. Last week camp Farm of the Future in Brazil reported that 70% of the campsite has been devastated by a wildfire. This week we learned that
the people at Camp Hotlum in California are being evacuated, including our own John Liu
who has been at this camp for the past few months. The camps in Australia are also preparing for another fire season. We feel certain that the entire ERC community is
ready to contribute towards stopping these fires.

Our friendly suggestions to the United Nations

The United Nations are about to start on a decade of Ecosystem Restoration. We have ofcourse welcomed this decision, and we have offered the partnership of Ecosystem Restoration Camps worldwide to join in the effort. The United Nations published a draft strategy for the decade and asked for public comment. We, with help from the …

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Ecosystem health and preventing future pandemics

What is a zoonotic pandemic? Risk factors for zoonotic emergence Zoonoses rely on close contact between human beings and non-human animals in order to emerge. Fundamentally, an increase in the frequency and proximity of encounters leads to an increased risk of transmission (9,10). Often though, the specific interactions are complex and depend on a variety …

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Announcing the Opening of Camp Via Organica!

As part of a global campaign, Ecosystem Restoration Camps is teaming up with Regeneration International’s Mexico project, Via Organica, to develop a model for how farmers in semi-arid regions can sequester carbon from the atmosphere, restore soil fertility, improve rainfall water retention, and restore tree cover. Together we are offering the world the chance to …

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John D Liu at the future Altiplano camp site

Update from John D Liu, Founder of Ecosystem Restoration Camps

Dear Friends: Thanksgiving weekend I was thinking about the growth of the Ecosystem Restoration Movement in the Netherlands. I am beginning to see 5 steps ahead and then the long path to success. First Step: I think the way forward is to join together to create a robust and resilient mass movement where we all …

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Permaculture Design Course by Daniel Halsey

Permaculture Design Course by Daniel Halsey From 5th until 16th November Daniel Halsey will give an advanced permaculture and ecosystem design course in Wageningen, the Netherlands. Daniel is a renowned designer of ecological landscapes and a gifted teacher. He has been involved with Ecosystem Restoration Camps since the very beginning. He co-designed the restoration plan …

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