Forest

My volunteer journey to bring a fire-ravaged Portuguese forest back to life | Portugal holiday

tThe gently sloping valley below the village of Ferraria de São João is so green and lush that you can imagine insects having to queue to take their turn in the Arcadian abundance. Birds sing, bees buzz and meadow grasses soar to an azure sky. Portugal map It wasn’t always like that. Antonio Zuzarte recalls …

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Valcucine’s sustainable kitchen in Milan’s vertical forest raises questions

Sustainability is a funny word. A common definition based on the Brundtland Report, “Our Common Future,” is “meeting our own needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.” Investopedia says “in the broadest sense, sustainability refers to the ability to sustain or support a process continuously over time.” I’ve always …

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Berlaimont Estates developers sued the Forest Service to enforce the decision

This story was first ForeignJason Blevins’ premium outdoor newsletter. In it, she covers the industry from the inside out, as well as the fun side of being outdoors in our beautiful state. Over the years, investors Petr Lukes and Jana Sobotova have begun to hint that their patience is running out. The litigation proposals rose …

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The church aims to demolish the historic Buckhead Forest house for a new parsonage

Peachtree Road United Methodist Church aims to tear down a historic Buckhead Forest house for a new parsonage, raising preservation concerns. The 81-year-old house at 3210 West Shadowlawn Ave. is listed as contributing to the Alberta Drive-Mathieson Drive-West Shadowlawn Avenue Historic District, which was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2015. However, …

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Charlestown, Indiana to build 206 apartments in Forest Edge project

The Southern Indiana property that once served as a train depot will be converted into a “garden-style” luxury apartment complex in a project that will remodel an area near downtown Charlestown, according to a news release. Forest Edge, which will be built along Depot Street in the small city just across the river from Louisville, …

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