Check out this twitter chat if you are able to on November 3. It is about the sustainability of cocoa farming and the role women cocoa farmers play. Two Great ideas more sustainable cocoa and empowering women. I love it. Read more ›
Once again Nestle proves it is not interested in providing water to those who need it most but rather that it is interested in buying up water sources for as little as possible and then reselling it in bottles at a huge profit. Every time I go to the grocery store I see cases of Nestle Pure Life bottled water being sold and it causes me grave concern. Read more ›
If you have an idea for how to protect and promote Ontario’s Greenbelt there is a grant available. Check out the information below from Environmental Defence to see if you qualify and how to go about applying for the grant. If you receive a grant let me know at firstname.lastname@example.org so I can post your idea/event on the site.
An interesting and informative article from the Children & Nature Network by Richard Louv, first published in The New Nature Movement. Nature Deficit Disorder, why we need nature in order to be sane, thriving human beings and how to bring more nature into your everyday life.
Hope you enjoy the article. Live in nature, advocate for it in your cities and towns, get your children out as much as possible to nurture their brains and bodies.
It’s the 3rd of January in 2016 and we have just come through the holidays, usually a bustling, busy time of year for most people. I certainly hope you enjoyed your holidays, celebrated just the way you wanted to and were able to experience time with family and friends mindfully, rather than exhausted, stressed and frazzled.
No one wants to have that kind of holiday – frazzled, rushed and feeling worn out rather than rejuvenated. But if you did, how do you recover, in what ways can you recenter and reconnect? Read more ›
In this series of blog posts I will be showcasing various websites, books, and other resources / references that I think may be useful to my readers. Here’s to finding something new.
The Aardvark Pest Management in Philadelphia, PA wrote the following piece on integrated pest management for their blog. I am posting it here as a guest post because it contains information about choosing natural and organic methods of pest control before resorting to stronger chemical solutions that negatively impact your home or garden.
Adidas, already a leader in sustainable business practices and innovation, has taken another step forward by designing shoes from plastic waste sourced from our oceans. Plastic polluting our oceans is a major issue and Adidas, along with Parley for the Oceans, have joined together to help solve this problem. Read more ›
On TriplePundit today there was a report about the release of a new documentary called “The True Cost” which looks at the fashion industry’s real cost in terms of our environment and the people who produce our clothing. For some time now I have been very aware of the environmental and human cost in the production of both cheap and luxury goods. Just because you pay a small fortune for a purse, shoes or dress does not mean the people who made that item are treated any better or the environment is considered any more than the $9.99 shirt or $23.99 purse you purchase. Read more ›