And make the world a more beautiful place Monarch Resources The #1 site for everything about monarch butterflies: monarchwatch.org including how to track the butterflies. How to plant a butterfly garden or waystation. How to fix a butterfly’s broken wings Monarch Migration Google Earth Tour Educator resources by grade. Cincinnati Resources Cincinnati Butterfly Show Cincinnati
Stories and commentaries about environmental awareness and ideas for how to make the world a better place.
Collect your own rainwater with this simple setup. Not only is it free, but rainwater contains its own natural fertilizers.
Does anyone describe the philosophy of our roads in one word? Is it efficiency? Is it cost? It appears to me there is no guiding principal. So why not build stuff optimized for what it means to be human? Not only is this street redesign optimized for health and happiness, but it also 2–4 times as safe and energy efficient. These ideas have been rattling around in my head for years, and I’ve finally decided to give them life in this quick sketch.
What better way to have a backyard adventure than to grow a garden? We recommend you start with a potted plant like basil.
Today I received a hand-signed letter from Congressman Sensenbrenner: “I’m proud to have a constituent who dedicated 4 years of his life to cycling the world. You have a wonderful story to share with the world. And I am pleased that you continue to advocate on behalf of an issue you care deeply about.”
This is a great, life-sized example of just how much stuff we consume. Now multiple this by every school in the country. Wow! That would be about 137,000 plastic elephants.
Your adventure, should you choose to accept it, is to build your own compost bin at home. This is a great way to recycle your scraps and reduce your eco-footprint.
Top 10 reasons bicycling is bad for the environment. Some food for thought as to the consequences of our every-day actions.
Sustainable Living: As seen by a man who cycled the world. I am excited to participate in the Growing Power Conference this week.
Here’s an exercise in thinking positive using the BP oil spill as an example. Also, it seems one of the byproducts of traveling the world is a desire for social activism, because I never imagined thinking of stuff like this.
As mankind burns more and more fuel, we are also burning more and more oxygen. Simultaneously, the Earth’s ecosystem is being destroyed. At what point does the Earth reach a tipping point? And, how long before we run out of air to breathe?
Please make informed decisions, because every decision we make has an influence on the community we live in, which eventually raises or lowers the standard of living for everyone, as our current financial crisis is proving. Every dollar you spend is like voting for a business.