What happens when a river breaks its banks


Grasslands are the heart of a river system, but they’re also the most diverse ecosystems on Earth.These ecosystems are made up of a range of life forms, ranging from the insects of the forest floor to the fish of the ocean.In many cases, the life on the ground is dependent on the environment around it, […]

How climate change may cause drought, flooding in Northern Ireland

How climate change may cause drought, flooding in Northern Ireland


Climate change may increase the frequency of droughts, flooding and more intense heat waves in parts of the United Kingdom, according to a study published Monday.The study found that droughty conditions are becoming more common in parts the United States, Canada and parts of Western Europe, including Northern Ireland, which are all experiencing rising temperatures, […]

Australia’s biggest land mass is in a state of flux

Australia’s biggest land mass is in a state of flux


Australia’s largest land mass, grassland, is experiencing the same changes that many other ecosystems are experiencing, according to the Australian Bureau of Meteorology.In a new analysis, researchers from the University of Melbourne and University of New South Wales found that Australia’s grassland biome is undergoing a rapid change from a grassland to a forest-based ecosystem, […]

The biggest conservation threat to the world’s grassland biodiversity


Biodiversity is the lifeblood of our planet and its ecosystems.But as the planet’s grasslands and forests are disappearing, they are also becoming less accessible for human use.Here are five signs that the planet is on the brink of a biodiversity crisis.1.Land-use changes are leading to a rapid increase in biodiversity loss.While grassland and forest species […]

How to build a landscape in 5 steps: grassland images

How to build a landscape in 5 steps: grassland images


When you think of grasslands you probably think of the landscape of a country, but the process of building them also involves the process we call “architecture.”And while you’re here, take a look at some of the top-rated grassland building tips in this video.This video shows you how to build the most beautiful and interesting […]

How the ARIAA and CAA came to be linked


By now, you’ve probably heard about the CAA.The California Association of Realtors and other groups have been using the association to make money off their membership fees.But, as you probably know, there’s more to the story.In an interview with The Hill, CAA Vice President and General Counsel John J. Mackey told The Hill that the […]