When you need to be an optimist, be a pessimist


The weather’s bad, but we can’t let it stop us from enjoying the best of the park.¬†Auckland-based writer and blogger Shawangunk Grasslands has been living and working in the city’s parklands since 2012, and says she’s seen it all over.“The most depressing thing is that we can be optimistic about everything, but when it comes […]

How the Indian forest works


The first thing you might notice is the massive, sprawling, evergreen grassland that forms in the middle of the prairie.As the name suggests, this grassland is the “indian forest.”It covers the vast area of India between the Himalayas and Tibet.As it happens, this is the place where the ancestors of the modern-day Bantu people came […]

How to grow grasslands in America


On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced a plan to build a $200 million, 100-acre, mixed-use development in the American grasslands to create a “grassland of the future.”It would create jobs, boost the economy, and create thousands of jobs.The development, called Grasslands of the Future, would provide jobs, spur economic development and create “millions […]