A group of University of Toronto researchers are looking at ways to convert Toronto’s numerous green roofs into places where people can grow food.
— Read on www.utoronto.ca/news/more-700-green-roofs-toronto-missing-opportunity-grow-its-own-food-u-t-researchers
Greta Thunberg, George Monbiot and Nature Now have created an excellent video on how we must focus on protecting and restoring our natural environments. Fund investment in protecting and restoring nature while reducing/eliminating funding of fossil fuels and the continued extraction and burning of fossil fuels.
Along with using new and innovative technologies to grow our food in ways that use less land while improving yields, restorative agriculture for all crops and putting a priority on keeping our natural environment healthy we can address the climate crisis effectively. Our future is in a healthy, sustainable environment, a just and equitable society for all and making the planet better not worse.
This moment is vital, our choices today and everyday going forward matter. Choose to be net positive in the impact to our planet because net negative, even a little, will eliminate us all.
We have warned you about the destruction of our lands. You must listen before it is too late, says Raoni Metuktire, chief of the indigenous Brazilian Kayapó people
— Read on www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/sep/02/amazon-destruction-earth-brazilian-kayapo-people
This opinion piece speaks deeply about the Amazon fires and what the western lifestyle is doing to every thing on Earth. We are deeply wrong in how we live and we all need to re-evaluate what life is really about and what really matters. I know I am doing a deep dive into my values and the way I live.
From getting stuck in nets to eating plastic that they think is food, creatures worldwide are dying from material we made.
— Read on www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2018/06/plastic-planet-animals-wildlife-impact-waste-pollution/
‘Round and ‘Round We Finally Go: Why I Believe We’ll Achieve a Circular Economy, Part 1 – Sustainable Brands 2019 Flagship Conference
— Read on events.sustainablebrands.com/sb19det/round-and-round-we-finally-go-why-i-believe-well-achieve-a-circular-economy-part-1/
Beautiful video on what we have sacrificed in the name of progress and how you can choose to consider a different perspective on how you want to live, be and act in the world. It is never too late to change your life toward one that you direct and find deeply fulfilling. Thoughtful awareness and a commitment to act in faith with what you truly value will create your uniquely beautiful life.
Lots to read and resources to explore.
UN Environment today released its 2018 Annual Report, highlighting the organization’s work on issues from fighting pollution of the air and sea to helping nations meet their goals of reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
— Read on www.unenvironment.org/news-and-stories/story/un-environment-releases-2018-annual-report
As we move through our days, weeks, months, and years that make up our life’s journey it is important to take time to be grateful for the people in our lives, the lessons we learn, the beauty that surrounds us, and the very fact that we woke up today and have another opportunity to be the very best version of our self.
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