The lungs of Mother Earth are burning. In addition to the Amazon in South America, many other places are burning. Since the beginning of June (the hottest June on record in the Arctic), over 100 wildfires have burned in the Arctic circle, in Greenland, Siberia and Alaska. Arctic wildfires emitted as much CO2 just in… Continue reading Let’s Get Radical
Over the years, I’ve become increasingly conscious of the impact of my lifestyle on the planet. Many of us have, yet we hear of the devastation of climate change, see the images of melting ice caps and dead whales with plastic-filled stomachs and are forced to wonder. Will our efforts be enough? Here in Guatemala,… Continue reading It’s Easy Being Green: 10 Powerful, Visual Reminders
A report from the woods... A disclaimer: I am (was) a Spoiled North American Woman. It never really crossed my mind until adulthood that some people (a.k.a. most of the inhabitants of the Earth) actually live without a washer/dryer. Or a dishwasher. Or a refrigerator. Those handy home appliances are standard in my country, at… Continue reading Rustic Sustainability
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