Social media is normalising the keeping of wild species as pets, leading to an increase in their demand. This, in turn, has detrimental impacts on animal welfare and fuels the trade in wild animals as pets. Environmental problems are largely the result of human behavior and human decision making. Changes in human activity and decision making are thus necessary to improve the environment.
This leads to more questing for the experience of being outdoors without the pains of discovery. People are feeling more detached from nature and you’re constantly reminded of it on Instagram and across other channels. People have a natural tendency to experience wanderlust, and when you’re behind a computer at a desk all day, you think, ‘Oh my god, I wish I were there and not here.
"There’s this creek, this obscure little creek called the Devil’s Bathtub. It’s a little pool, and it blew up on social media. All of a sudden, it’s totally overrun. That’s what happens when a place gets hot spotted."
Those ecosystems that have a tree crown density (crown closure percentage) of 10% or more and are stocked with trees capable of producing timber or other wood products. This includes land from which trees have been removed to less than 10%, but which have not been developed for other uses.
Social media furthers the reach of the public, allowing members to influence shifts in the environmental sector on every issue from moving away from fossil fuel dependence to renewable energy or changing the dynamic of current conversations on climate change.
Forest Bathing, is good for both physical and mental wellbeing. It is proven to reduce stress hormone production, improve feelings of happiness and free up creativity, as well as lower heart rate and blood pressure, boost the immune system and accelerate recovery from illness.
Take slow deep breaths and smell the fragrance of the forest air. Touch the trees, feel the leaves and soil. Forest bathing takes place at a slow, almost meditative pace. Take your time and look around as you stroll along on a forest path.
Shinrin-yoku or forest bathing has ancient roots in Japan and Asia. The term “forest bathing” was coined in Japan, where nature therapy has ancient roots. The idea of “park prescriptions” in urban areas first started in Asia and caught on worldwide.
It is legal to live in the woods as long as you do it, well, legally. If you just want to go squat on federal lands, you run the risk of being discovered and kicked out, but you could also camp and move around, stake a mining claim, or buy some federal or sate land.
Trees not only improve our psychological health when we are near them, but they also contribute to keeping our bodies healthy! Combatting air pollution, trees absorb air-borne pollutants. ... Chemicals released by trees and plants, called phytoncides, were found to boost the immune system.
More specifically, residencies are typically free or low-cost housing for a designated period of time designed for people with creative work to focus on. The duration, environment, discipline, and living quarters differ between each. Some also offer a stipend or scholarship.
Artist in residence programs provide the opportunity for artists to have a designated time and space to create new work. For the organization hosting the residency, it's an opportunity to bring in outside artists to engage with their community.
Most of the woods and forests are privately owned. Families and Individuals are the main owner category, owning more acres than corporate or other private owners. ... Families and Individuals most often cited reasons of beauty, home, and wildlife.
The method, propounded by the Japanese botanist Akira Miyawaki in the 1980s, compresses layers of a forest—shrubs, trees, canopies—on small plots of land, turning them into tiny forests. ... The method involves planting two to four trees per square metre. Miyawaki forests grow in two to three years and are self-sustaining.
If a piece of land is free from human intervention, a forest will naturally self-seed and take over within a period of around 600 to 1,000 years. ... Intrigued, I volunteered with Miyawaki and studied his methodologies, and then planted a forest of 300 trees of 42 species in a 93-square-meter plot in my back garden.
Created by Nature Lovers, the Forestification was created with a simple mission: bring people together to restore and enhance our Forests and environment. Spend A little, Plant a tree or Plant Trees and Create our own Forest.
There's much to see here. So, take your time, look around, and learn all there is to know about us. We hope you enjoy our site and take a moment to drop us a line.
Sathar Al Karan, a versatile human with 30 years of experience as an Art Exhibitor, Art Curator, Business Facilitator, Guinness Record Holder, A Prestigious figure in the Entertainment Market, Founder of Events, Representative of Royal Private Offices as an Investment Advisor and Visionary of ART UAE.
Also co-founded Forestification, Emiratism, and 1971 Events. Sathar Al Karan’s entrepreneurial approach and eclectic spirit, have been recognized through the events he has organized, like Dubai Midnight Marathon, Dubai Art Exhibition, Emirates Awards, Global Luxury Council, and so on.
Over the past 28 years, Sathar has built an exclusive personal network across the UAE that includes senior members of the royal family, UHNWI, Government Officials, and Diplomats which has come in very handily in his advisory business where he provides a rare insight and guidance to new business ventures on market - entry strategies and crucial high-level relationships that are essential requirements for a successful venture in Dubai in particular and UAE at large.
As part of the advisory services, Sathar Al Karan has built a strong track record in supporting several big business ventures for their entry into UAE, enabling Joint ventures, and providing crisis management services.
“I am not heading just another league of proficient consultants. Our ideas and approaches of working are sure to transcend the way you do business in the region. This is because we come equipped with stances of divergent intelligence and a first-hand experience of the region. It would be apt to say that we offer not just consultancy and investments but a verve that sure is empowering businesses and are a class apart”, Sathar Al Karan.
Our professional service organization provides expert assistance to help companies of all sizes, irrespective if whether you are a family boutique from Italy, a tech network from India, or a large conglomerate from US, to the Middle East. The exceptional efforts of our management and team, combined with locally skilled personnel enabled us to provide you with the best business support.