Tag Archives: We Are The World Blogfest

#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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A Proper Hug

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WATWB – Arctic Ice Abounds

  Arctic Ice In Philadelphia this past winter, the total snowfall count was a wafer thin 0.3 inches.  While many Philadelphians celebrated the fact that they didn’t have to scrap the snow off their cars there was yet another upside:  … Continue reading

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Toward a Circular Economy: Trash Picking

Toward a Circular Economy:  Trash Picking Over half of the world’s population doesn’t have a formal waste disposal scheme in place.  One hundred years ago, when the ubiquitous material known as plastic had not yet been invented this may have … Continue reading

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One Love — #WATWB

ONE LOVE Yesterday was Thanksgiving, arguably the best holiday of the year if you live in the States, a time to put aside our differences and give thanks for the many blessings that have been bestowed upon us.  My kids … Continue reading

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And Then, Something Wonderful Happened…

And Then, Something Wonderful Happened… Have you noticed the level of crazy in the world has grown exponentially over the last few months?  And that’s an increase over the crazy of the last few years. Right now, there are protests going … Continue reading

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#WATWB — Sailing to America

Sailing to America How much do I love this kid?  Right now, Greta Thunberg is sailing to America to join the United Nations Climate Change summit, a 3,000 mile trip from Plymouth England to New York.  The journey is somewhat … Continue reading

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#WATWB – How to Reduce Your Plastic Footprint

#WATWB – How to Reduce Your Plastic Footprint I don’t really remember ever taking a walk along a beach that was littered with plastic.  It could be a case of being in the right place at the right time, or … Continue reading

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Home Sustainable Home — #WATWB

  [p.s. pre-script — apologies to all you #WATWB peeps.  I must have checked the Mayan Calendar when I thought this month’s post was on the 24th!  If you want to put this aside until the 31st and come back and … Continue reading

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WATWB — Power to the People

It all started with Solar Freakin’ Roadways here in the U.S., a system of replacing asphalt and other impervious surfaces with solar panels.  If all the roadways in the U.S. were converted to solar, we’d generate three times as much … Continue reading

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