Blog Archives

All things related to our environment and how we are progressing towards sustainability and resiliency.

Apparel Industry Taking Steps to Improve Sustainable Sourcing

From Triple Pundit’s Newsletter, some good news in the apparel industry.  VF Corp’s new anti-deforestation policy will have a big impact on the fashion industry’s effect on global forests.  Actions like these by large multi-national corporations are positive steps in

Posted in Environment, Everyday Sustainability, General, Sustainable Business

TreeSisters making a difference in the Mangrove Swamps on Madagascar

From TreeSisters Women Seeding Change newsletter Feb. 7, 2017 How Your Mangrove Trees are Saving Lives and Landscapes In our Madagascar mangrove tree-planting project the trees that you are funding are helping to both restore the landscape as well as

Posted in Climate Change, Environment, Feminine Impact, Good News, Nature, Social Justice

Sustainability Illustrated’s Biomimicry video

Here is a great video explaining biomimicry.  We would do well to learn from nature and design more of what we build to mimic what the natural world has perfected.

Posted in Environment, Nature, Videos

The Natural Capital Framework – Why It’s Needed

The Natural Step Canada’s December newsletter included a link to this article by Vince Deschamps on Natural Capital.  It’s food for thought on the things we need to consider about Natural Capital and a way we can go about doing

Posted in Environment, General, Good News, Nature, Positive Actions

Sustainability Illustrated’s Natural Capital Video

I love these videos and how they communicate information.  Take a look and learn about Natural Capital, why it is important that we consider it in the calculation of costs when we consume products and services.  For too long we

Posted in Environment, Nature, Sustainable Business, Videos

Triple Pundit is running a Twitter Chat Nov. 3 – Women and Cocoa

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.

Posted in Environment, Events and Happenings, Feminine Impact, General, Good News, Social Justice, Sustainable Development

Nestle’s Bottled Water practices again in question

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

Posted in Cities - large and small, Environment, Nature

Nature Deficit Disorder

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

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Guest Post – Natural and Organic Pest Control

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

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Meditation + Compassion = Happiness for all

You may have heard it before or read about it but perhaps you still haven’t internalized the simple reality that being more mindful and compassionate results in happiness for YOU as well as others. 1. Spend time each day to

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