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Earth Overshoot was August 2, 2017

Yesterday was Earth Overshoot day, the day where we humans have used up all of the Earth’s resources for this year and are now moving into a resource deficit to meet our consumption needs.  As everyone knows you cannot continue

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FEETZ – A new footwear company bringing together custom sizing and sustainability.

Feetz.com provides custom fitting shoes made on a 3D printer with a flat sole, which is better for your feet, and they are sustainable.  This is the kind of innovative and well designed products we need in the world. 

Posted in Everyday Sustainability, General, Good News, Positive Actions, Sustainable Business, Videos

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

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

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

Grant available to protect Southern Ontario’s Greenbelt

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. 

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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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HAPPY 2016 – SLOW IS GOOD

Hi Everyone, 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

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Climate Change Adaptation Handbook

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.

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LIFE is the culmination of all you do – So Choose Wisely

I have been reading the various articles, commentaries and analysis that The New York Times Amazon article has generated over the last week.  Shock and outrage at the conditions white-collar workers experience at Amazon, as well as support for those

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