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The 2021 Global Conference on Health & Climate Change

The 2021 Global Conference on Health & Climate Change on Nov. 6, 2022 was billed as the “most important and far-reaching summit on environmental health yet.” But was it? 

Pandemic-related labor shortages combined with supply chain disruptions are testing the resilience of the current system. Perhaps this is a silver lining to what has been a dark cloud over us all. An economic system deeply rooted in business as usual has no impetus to change unless extreme circumstances such as we are seeing now move it to do so. With ever present signs of global warming taking a foothold on our shores, never has it been so imperative to recalibrate the damaging economic system that no longer serves us and gives little thought to future generations. 

The World Health Organization called for global collaboration with the Paris Agreement as its fundamental focus. World governments, businesses, institutions and others convened in Glasgow, UK and virtually to create solutions related to addressing pollution, conserving nature, food production systems, sustainable infrastructure, clean energy, and the role of cities in addressing the underlying threat of climate change.

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Nerding out in the “permagarden”

Daniel McFly often geeks out about permaculture “stacking functions.” Can you figure out how each element of this permaculture garden supports other components?

The Permaculture of Perennials

Did you know that the majority of the plant based food we consume is from annual crops? In terms of sustainability and food security, the seasonal vegetable garden should only be considered supplemental to what is possible through perennial cultivation.

Gardening with the flow

Permaculture, in it's simplest form, is about working with the flow of nature. If you think about the flow of energy across a landscape, you can see patterns. Water flows downhill and carries nutrients with it. The practice of permaculture can be thought of in terms...

News from the hen house

  It took six months but we've finally got eggs! We also have a rooster. Surprise!   When we went to our local feed store, we picked out five (female, or so we thought) chicks; one for each of us to name. We got a variety of breeds so we could observe the differences...

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Hi! I'm Daniel

I am busy everyday learning about the world around me and how I can protect the environment.

I can’t do this alone. I need you and your friends to help!

The Mystical Magical Abracadabracal Daniel McDougal McDouglas McFly

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I would love to get to know you. Like our Facebook page and keep an eye out for events, book signings, great activities and more!

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