Over 170 countries, 1200 landmarks and 40 UNESCO world heritage sites participated in switching their light off. That said, Earth Hour, is Not Earth Day even though they are clearly related.
Conservation | Sustainability
Roman Catholic bishops from around the world have called for a binding international agreement that would wean humanity from fossil fuels…
Item Number One: A shout-out to all prowling the Northeastern United States in October. The Inter-Religious Eco-Justice Network will be holding its second interfaith Climate Stewardship Conference from October 12-13 in West Hartford, Connecticut. Follow this link to learn more about it — and then sign up. I will be a “panelist” in one of […]
It’s a strange harmony. Wall Street powerhouses now chime with robed clerics in an offbeat tune: Ruining our atmosphere is not only immoral, it’s bad for the S&P 500. What’s next? Will the executives and clergy swap portfolio tips for divestment brochures at the People’s Climate March on September 21 in New York City? It […]
Dr. Sylvia Earle, who broke through the gender barrier fifty years ago and has been studying the ocean ever since.
My updated list of links to nature conservation web resources. The list includes national and international organizations. For a list of rescue/rehabilitation services, visit your local government website. In Arizona, the list can be found here: AZ Game & Fish Dept. Please send corrections, updates, and additions to the nature conservation link list using the comment […]
With all the climate changes and weird weather we’ve been having in recent years, global warming is a serious matter and environmentalists and scientists have been working endlessly to find some solutions. Irish professors at the University of Limerick believes they have found a way to increase the size and production of vegetable crops and […]
Habitat Concerns This post focuses on habitat conservation. The examples are in the U. S., but there are similar protection efforts in other countries. More are needed everywhere. A first step is to visit a protected area and learn first hand what is at stake. The major threat to Earth’s plants and animals is direct […]
Recycling Water Recycling in the home is one of my passions, so before disposing of anything from egg boxes and string to plastic bottles and containers I now ask myself “How can I reuse this item – either in its current form or in an alternative way?” It’s amazing how creative one can be! Recycling […]
For those of you that read Monday’s post about my trip to Nebraska, you are aware of my whiny-whiny rant about going 6 days without my life support (ok..maybe a tad of an exaggeration) of Internet access and use of my cell phone. Despite the fact that Nebraska is a huge dead zone for AT&T, (don’t get […]