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Recent Issues Blog Posts
Sumatra, Kalimantan and Papua
Haze crisis. Indonesia is now the second largest emitter of CO2 in the world, just behind China.
The Pope's ON CARE FOR OUR COMMON HOME
The Largest Picture Ever Taken
Our Universe is absolutely huge! We are but a speck in space.
Climate Accountability of CO2
The Climate Accountability Institute has updated its Carbon Majors Project which details the direct and product-related emissions traced to the major industrial carbon producers in the oil, natural gas, coal, and cement industries through 2013.
Avgas (aviation gas) contains lead and avgas is unregulated. Aviation aircraft is the single largest source of lead emissions.
Record Warmth in July
Record Warmth in Northeastern Canada, Norway, Denmark. Record cold in Indiana and Arkansas.
Recent Building Blog Posts
Gabion (from Italian gabbia "big" and Latin cavea meaning "cage") a wire cage that is filled with stone or other hard materials.
Cover your bathroom walls with shells!
Options are to glue gun the shells on top or mortar the shells into a surface thinset.
Waterproof, strong and long lasting. We have been decorating our homes with shells for thousands of years...
Shell encrusted walls were all the rage in the 1700s...and there seems to be a resurgence.
Straw Bale Greenhouses
With a minimum R value of 38, straw bale is always a great choice for at least one wall in a cold climate greenhouse.
Recent Art Blog Posts
Fruit Skin Sculptures
Fruit Skin Sculptures by Jan Hopkins.
Gourd, Seed, Leaf Pod Sculptures
Nature found art supplies.
Leaf and Twig Models
All natural model buildings...
Organic resin drip paintings...
Gourd containers, vases, bowls, sculpture & crafts.
Gourd lamps, dried, carved, drilled, painted, stained...
Recent Movies Blog Posts
What a Strange Way of Life
What a Strange Way of Life Documentary about Eco Communities.
Our Daily Poison
Takes a closer look at how relentlessly the chemical industry poisons our plates.
Living Big in a Tiny House Show.
Merchants of Doubt
pundits-for-hire who present themselves as scientific authorities...
Symphony of the Soil
Movie Clips from Symphony of the Soil Doc.
Plankton and Plastic
Eight minute short film on the health of the oceans expressed through art.