News of July 2019

Dear ‘Kachana Photos of the Month’ friends,

We hope you enjoy the photo-selection of July seen through the lens of our good friend Monika.

All the best,

The Kachana Team

Photos of the Month

Quote of the Month

“Just living is not enough,” said the butterfly. “One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.”

Hans Christian Andersen

Link of the Month

News & Views

Whilst it appears most probable that Emissions Reduction alone will no longer serve to stabilize weather-patterns within any useful time-frame, Thunberg (see our link of the month) does touch on a pertinent point: “We need to wake up and change.”


How many more facts and possible solutions are we still waiting for?

We know how to reduce emissions but even more importantly, we know how to radically increase the draw-down capacity of our natural systems.

It is merely a matter of reinstating the natural processes that captured carbon from the atmosphere in the first place (before it became a part of coal, oil and gas and other living and dead carbon on and in our landscapes and oceans).


Our all too human conventional responses are mirrored in a poem which John Denver recited some years ago:

The Ambulance Down In The Valley