Tag Archives: climate change

Making From the Ground Up!

Tomorrow, following GWA’s 14th Annual Conference, we will kick off the award ceremony with a showing of “From the Ground Up,” a short documentary about lack of access to clean water in Tanzania. (spoiler alert: the story has a happy … Continue reading

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The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

by Ewoma E. Okah-Avae Ewoma is a Geographer, Environmentalist, Blogger & Podcaster on environmental awareness, issues and concerns. She has a blog on which she writes regularly about the environment. The Green Code: Invest In The Matters Of The Environment … Continue reading

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Happy World Oceans Day

[Sunset Beach, Cape May, NJ] Today is World Oceans Day! Like humans who are about 70% water, oceans cover 70% of the earth. In all likelihood, life emerged from the primordial soup, from the oceans to the swamps, bogs, marshes … Continue reading

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The Sincerest Form of Poetry

I will make no attempts at tomfoolery or to convince you as to the veracity of something which I am not — a poet.  Truth is, I am a shallow well when it comes to the art of poetry, much … Continue reading

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Solar Panels – A Homeowner’s Guide

[Photo Credit: Pexels.com] It’s good to know there are eco-warriors out there providing content for free on some of the most pressing environmental issues of our time.  From time to time, Mark Harris reaches out to me with some timely … Continue reading

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#WATWB – Climate Positivity!

  #WATWB — Climate Positivity! Did you know that mushrooms could be used to regenerate a forest or a riparian buffer?  How about to eliminate an invading colony of ants more efficiently and more safely than any pesticide could do?  … Continue reading

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#WATWB – The Greta Thunberg Helpline!

The Greta Thurnberg Helpline! Okay, I couldn’t help myself with this one.  In honor of the U.N. Climate Summit — may we all come to our senses and do something about the planet before the planet does it for us — … Continue reading

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Protect. Restore. Fund.

  There is a Massive Social Movement afoot, and it started with a child, a child who sat on the steps in front of Parliament in her native Sweden with a sign demanding climate action.  And she sat and she sat … Continue reading

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Global Bipolar Disorder

Global Bipolar Disorder Are there any climate change deniers left, other than the current administration, or can we all finally agree that global warming is a problem?  We’re two-thirds of the way through summer here in Central Pennsylvania, but the … Continue reading

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Plastic-Free Life Redux: A Story of Independence

[4th of July fireworks over Lancaster] Plastic-Free Life Redux: A Story of Independence A couple months ago I sent a letter to the four biggest local grocery stores in my area, espousing the benefits of removing single-use plastic packaging from … Continue reading

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