A priest visited the woods with his coffee every morning; like me (and my dog) he was a regular. Sometimes, we exchanged a few words, then continued on, traveling silently to our private respective spots.
The COP 21 climate negotiations require a new solutions-driven approach if it is to succeed. But it is possible and illustrates why Paris differs from COP 15 in Copenhagen.
Whether you just want to refresh an old clunker or you've scored a killer flea-market find that needs refinishing, paint is a great way to wake up any piece of furniture. Here are three popular projects from our little sister site, TheSnug.com, that will inspire YOUR next project!
The garden spanning the Thames in central London will act as a unique pedestrian pathway which places nature at the heart of the city. The bridge, clad with copper-nickel, is designed to look as if growing out of the river in two fluted piers which support the planted promenade.
I'm Miriam Ava, founder of ColorsofGratitude.com and ambassador of good taste. I share messages that matter, one Dispatch at a time. My views are utterly my own and intrinsically independent. I love what I share. Hope you enjoy!
People are loving the idea of using reclaimed pallet wood to build and create all kinds of things. Why? More often than not, you can score the things for free.
Cities around the world are rushing to commit to running on 100-percent renewable energy as soon as possible. It may be a great idea, but can a major metropolis actually achieve the goal? We'll find out by watching Vancouver in British Columbia, where the city council voted in March to go 100-percent renewable by about 2030.
I love the movie "Contact" about a scientist played by Jodie Foster, who has an extraordinary experience traveling through space. In the end, when she could not explain the experience, she ended up finding her faith in something unexplainable.
Here, I can still buy a house at an affordable price and my groceries don't require a second mortgage. I'm not sure if there is more to do here or if you just get to hear everything that's going on but there's nothing sleepy about small towns. And sure it takes you 45 minutes to buy a loaf of bread because you have to chat to everyone, and you get embroiled in the minutiae of the lives of others no matter how much you resist the dark side of alluring gossip, but at least you're getting in the game.
Schools regularly hold assemblies to raise awareness of global environmental issues and plan lessons designed to teach children how we can all live gr...
Your carbon footprint - and your organization's - gives the metric for all the ways you add to greenhouse gases. It's not a pretty picture for anyone, let alone a large company.
We all have different tools in out tool boxes that we can use to fight the power of corporations that place short-term profit over the long-term health and well-being of people and the planet. The time is NOW to use all that we have to stop plastic pollution.
Now trending at little-sister site, The Snug: Living the simple life in tiny houses. Turns out there's some interest in downsizing but that doesn't mean the homes skimp on style, even when they're made out of upcycled shipping containers!
Over the past 40 years, Hōkūleʻa has sailed 150,000 miles throughout the Pacific Ocean, reconnecting the nearly-lost voyaging traditions of islands throughout the Polynesian Triangle.
Did you know that xork stoppers are made by stripping bark from Cork Oaks? Here is a tree that was recently stripped in the San Pietro Forest in Southern Sicily (Italy).
Did you do anything for Earth Day? (By the way it was last month if you missed it.) Did you notice people wearing clothes inside out with the tag show...