A man in Washington State believes he can help slow climate disruption by working to save mangrove forests, which sequester up to five times as much carbon as normal forests. If current deforestation and sea level increase trends continue, most of the carbon stored in mangroves, along with their ability to sequester more in the future, will be released back into the atmosphere, as they are likely be gone completely by 2100.
The inherent ableism of our capitalist system values people based on their production, sidelining those of us diagnosed with mental illness and stifling innovation. Capitalism values people based on their ability to produce, rather than their contributions to the lives of those around them. However, more inclusive workplaces are indeed possible, even within the capitalist system.
Opponents of GMOs, including organic farmers, are routinely being called anti-science. But it isn't organic farmers preventing independent university researchers from accessing their seeds, or ignoring scientific evidence of rising pesticide use and human harm. So, who are the real anti-scientists?