Tag Archives: Sustainability

May is National Wetlands Month!

May is National Wetlands month.  Why does that matter?  Because wetlands are tremendously important and among the most productive ecosystems in the universe — okay, maybe not the universe, but the planet — holding the space for a wide variety … Continue reading

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Swamp Love Trifecta

Show me the money! If I told you one-eighth of the world’s inhabitants depend on wetlands for their livelihood you would probably say I’m crazy.  They’re just swamps, right?  Yes they are swamps, and yet, the Chesapeake Bay, the Louisiana … Continue reading

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What is This Man Thinking?

He’s probably thinking about the lack of access to improved sanitation for about 1/3 of the planet’s inhabitants. Today is World Toilet Day. Let’s review a few facts: How does a species evolve? For centuries, people lived side-by-side with their … Continue reading

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Corporate Conscience – We Are the World Blogfest

Corporate America joins the fight in reducing plastic ocean waste. If you’ve been following this blog for even a little bit of time, you know I consider plastic, especially single-use plastics, one of the more detrimental products of modern life. … Continue reading

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Are you an EcoPreneur?

FAQs and Resources to Help You Become a Successful EcoPreneur Here at Green Life Blue Water, I’m dedicated to promoting sustainable living and respect for the environment. That is why from time to time, I post information and services from … Continue reading

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Niente di Grave

  [Manciano, Italy circa 1995] Niente di Grave While 2020 will go down as one of the toughest years on record for many of us, I would like to posit that some aspects of it were successful, at least for … Continue reading

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Happy ECO Holidays!

Happy ECO Holidays! If there’s anything the pandemic has taught me it’s that I have too much stuff.    Not a day goes by that I don’t look around my house and notice how many spaces are in need a … Continue reading

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World Toilet Day and the East Kolkata Wetlands

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Blue Moon

[photo courtesy NASA]   Blue Moon Maybe the Man in the Moon has never been thirsty, but if he were, things are about to get better for him.  According to NASA, there is water, not only on the dark side … Continue reading

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We Built a Wall

My sister and her husband have started a new business.  I’ll let her explain: We Built a Wall….  Not all walls are built to keep things in our out.  For years now I have wanted a green wall. Also for … Continue reading

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