Your name is DAN, and you are a ROBOT, at least according to all of your friends.
Your blog includes a variety of interests, such as MUSIC ABOUT ROBOTS, SCI-FI MEDIA CONTAINING ROBOTS, and ADORABLE ANIMALS. This last item seems contradictory until you remember that BUNNIES AREN'T JUST CUTE LIKE EVERYBODY SUPPOSES.
icon by the lovely kittydee!
step 1: think about the quote “don’t go where i can’t follow” in relation to your otp
step 2: feel sad
if that how Mega’s megabusters actually work, then damn son
An example of the thought-provoking graffiti that litters my school.
What if, bored college student who had a sharpie and way too much time on their hands? What if?
This has made me laugh really loudly, twice.
I’M FUCKING PRINTING THIS AND POSTING IT EVERYWHERE
Senegal, Mauritania, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, Nigeria, Chad, Sudan, Eritrea, Ethiopia, and Djibouti. Those are the countries. It will be drought-resistant species, mostly acacias. And this is a fucking brilliant idea you have no idea oh my Christ
This will create so many jobs and regenerate so many communities and aaaaaahhhhhhh
more info here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Green_Wall
it’s already happening, and already having positive effects. this is wonderful, why have i not heard of this before? i’m so happy!
Oh yes, acacia trees.
They fix nitrogen and improve soil quality.
And, to make things fun, the species they’re using practices “reverse leaf phenology.” The trees go dormant in the rainy season and then grow their leaves again in the dry season. This means you can plant crops under the trees, in that nitrogen-rich soil, and the trees don’t compete for light because they don’t have any leaves on.
And then in the dry season, you harvest the leaves and feed them to your cows.
Crops grown under acacia trees have better yield than those grown without them. Considerably better.
So, this isn’t just about stopping the advancement of the Sahara - it’s also about improving food security for the entire sub-Saharan belt and possibly reclaiming some of the desert as productive land.
Of course, before the “green revolution,” the farmers knew to plant acacia trees - it’s a traditional practice that they were convinced to abandon in favor of “more reliable” artificial fertilizers (that caused soil degradation, soil erosion, etc).
This is why you listen to the people who, you know, have lived with and on land for centuries.