We can find the first proof of this statement in the botanical garden of Australia’s capital (Canberra).
The botanical garden in Canberra is an artificially created ecosystem, in which water is recycled in a small 3-hectare area to the extent that rich tropical vegetation typical for rainforests can be grown in an area poor in precipitation.
The documentation on the botanical garden confirms that it is even possible to renew damaged ecosystems and bring them back to their original vital state. This means that a country with high damage needs human intervention. These days, the eastern coast of Australia is experiencing historical heats yet this is good news for the entire Australia, that the solution to their weather problems can be found at home in a small monitored area. Temperature in the garden during summer heat is more than 10 degrees lower compared to the surrounding damaged and dried country.
The botanical garden in Australia’s capital Canberra introduced a monitoring system of climate behaviour, both in an artificially created rainforest and in a eucalyptus forest. The monitoring system enables the comparison of very different weather and soil conditions of each ecosystem. Every station measures temperature, humidity, windspeed, light conditions, soil temperature and humidity and it displays all results to the public in each location on an information panel.
The status of monitoring equipment from May 10, 2011 at 3:34p.m. local time shows: Temperature in the rainforest is 620F and in the eucalyptus forest 800F. Soil temperature in the rainforest is 600F and in the eucalyptus forest 590F. Humidity of the air in the rainforest is 99,1% and in the eucalyptus forest 62,6%. Soil humidity in the rainforest is 28,1% and in the eucalyptus forest 6,0%. These parameters confirm, that more H2O in the ecosystem reduces the difference between the temperature and humidity of the air and soil, which is a positive trend for climate healing.
The rainforest was created directly in the botanical garden in an area of approximately 3 ha within the climatic conditions of Canberra, where the average precipitation is only 650 mm. During the last 3 years, the average precipitation was only 525mm and despite of that the ecosystem is functional. According to the managers of the botanical garden, even during this extremely dry period, the water loss was very small. How is this possible? It is very simple. All water flowing away from the rainforest is capture and returned. It is a unique, artificially created ecosystem with a closed small water cycle.
The water flowing from the rainforest flows through a system of artificially created elements at the end of which it is collected and returned to the forest as a closed water cycle.
This technological system creates conditions for the existence of a rainforest, even though the climatic zone of Canberra is not suitable for its creation. This provides evidence of the principles of the small water cycles, in which the water evaporated from plants is not lost, but it is water returning to the cycle to support the vegetation and temperature regime of the area. This is the basic principle of water integrity in its perpetual circulation in natural ecosystems, of course only until it gets disrupted by humans.
Since humans are capable of "cutting" the integrity of perpetual circulation, they trigger gradual water loss from small water cycles. The sooner humans start to understand this, the sooner they can correct this error, just like the experts from the botanical garden in Canberra did. This way humans can not only manage to renew ecosystems, but they also help to cool down the country and return rain to places from which it disappeared.
The example of the botanical garden in Australia proves that humans can also reverse the damage caused and renew that which was lost. Therefore, the revitalization of our lands and healing the climate through water retention and vegetation should not only remain in the theoretical stage, but it should become part of real life, as proposed in the Global Action Plan for the Recovery of Small Water Cycles and Climate (www.rainforclimate.com).
In 21st century, water renewal will become key for global water, food and climate security and the small example of the botanical garden in Canberra shows the key solution. This solution is key, because abundance of water in ecosystems intensifies the process of photosynthesis and vegetation growth and the associated sequestration of carbon via the transformation of solar energy into biomass.
Where there is no water in ecosystems, the land is deserted and overheated with no vegetation and life. Australia is hit almost every year by intense floods, which means that millions of gallons of rainwater flow out without any use into oceans. If Australians managed to retain this water, which presently flows away without use, in larger areas, vegetation and life would return to the dried-out country. Summer heat would gradually decrease by more than 200F and the rain would of course return inlands. The number of dramatic floods, which hit the eastern coast regularly, would also decrease.
I was told in Australia that more than 99.7% of rainforests and more than 98% of wetlands disappeared from the continent! Now, if this is true, Australians can easily calculate how they changed their climate and how quickly they can heal it. With a little organized effort, it can be achieved within 10 years. So, go for it, friends from Australia.