The Plant-Fungi Connection

August 10, 2017

As more information comes forward about global climate change (and the more we experience it in our own lives), it can be easy to feel fear and discouragement. Here is an article that gives hope based upon science, and nature’s amazing ability to adapt…and our ability to understand that adaptation and consciously deploy and spread it.

The surprising plant-fungi relationship that could help feed us, even as the world heats up

The Latest On Monsanto and Round-Up

August 7, 2017

Not Pretty:

https://www.ecowatch.com/monsanto-glyphosate-roundup-2468378805.html?utm_source=EcoWatch+List&utm_campaign=d7b9ff8541-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_49c7d43dc9-d7b9ff8541-86116394

Winners of the National Geographic Photo Contest

August 2, 2017

Winners of the National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest…a chance to savor and celebrate nature, humans, and cities…our beauty:

https://www.theatlantic.com/photo/2017/08/winners-of-the-2017-national-geographic-travel-photographer-of-the-year-contest/535572/?utm_source=nl-atlantic-daily-080117

Is Your Water Safe To Drink?

July 31, 2017

Here’s a great free data base from the Environmental Working Group to help you discover the quality of your drinking water from your tap:

https://www.ewg.org/tapwater/index.php#.WX9zR4jyuM_

An Excellent (Scary) Animation Re Climate Change

July 29, 2017

Do you know folks who are on the fence about climate change…if so, here’s a great animation to send them:

https://www.yahoo.com/news/alarming-animation-shows-months-indeed-225052574.html

A Pretty Definitive Read on Coconut OIl

July 25, 2017

The “fat is bad for you” and “saturated fat is worse” memes are still going strong. So here is a great article by Dr. Mark Hyman that is straightforward, only a little technical, and clear:

https://www.ecowatch.com/is-coconut-oil-healthy-2460958093.html?utm_source=EcoWatch+List&utm_campaign=6d76ed8b5b-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_49c7d43dc9-6d76ed8b5b-86116394

Amazing Use of Paper as a Medical Test

July 16, 2017

As we lament the high cost of health care here in the USA, here’s something to give you hope:

http://ideas.ted.com/meet-the-genius-scientist-transforming-the-world-on-a-shoestring/

Gorgeous Bird Photos

July 12, 2017

The winners of the eighth annual¬†Audubon Photography Awards¬†competition have been announced…and their photos are gorgeous. Let your eyes rest upon some unadulterated beauty:

https://www.theatlantic.com/photo/2017/07/2017-audubon-photography-awards/533214/?utm_source=nl-atlantic-daily-071117

Food for Thought

July 10, 2017

40 Strangers / 50 Questions

July 1, 2017

Feeling low about almost everything? Check out this new film that demonstrates our common humanity: