Celebrate World Oceans Day!
The United Nations recognizes June 8th as International World Oceans Day; a day to celebrate the life-giving beauty and complexity of the world’s ocean, and to draw attention to the challenges that threaten this vital ecosystem.
Earth Day Cleanup – April 22 and Every Day!
Earth Day 2023 is fast approaching, but you still have time to make plans for how you will celebrate and chip in on April 22!
Rewilding Can Help Stop Climate Change
Rewilding, or reintroducing endangered species into their natural environments may be able to help mitigate climate change and improve global ecological resilience. A keystone species is an animal that helps define its ecosystem. When a keystone species from any natural habitat disappears, the entire ecosystem may be markedly different.
Re-Greening the Deserts
Yacouba Sawadogo has been leading the efforts in Burkina Faso to reclaim the encroaching desert as a productive, biodiverse region by using methods such as tree intercropping.
Gardening for Coral
We love good news about the ocean! We found this great story about the ‘coral gardeners’ who are successfully restoring and protecting some of the world’s coral reefs.
Meet the Author, Sheryl Davis
I believe that one of the best ways to promote the environmental health of the planet is to communicate sustainability values and practices to children and young people through books, activities, and projects. I try to do this with my own boys, and I hope my Daniel McFly series inspires you and the children in your lives to help care for our Earth.
COP ’26 – Real Change, or More Talk?
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?
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...