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Category Archives: Environment
Climate Migration – A Fact of Life
Over the Eons man has moved around because of fluctuating climates. But even though our long ago ancestors moved up or down latitudes with the Glacial periods, they really didn’t have the infrastructure that we have to worry about. What … Continue reading
Posted in Arizona, Canada, Climate Migration, Environment, Mexico, Polar vortex Tagged Adaptation, Arizona, Climate Change, Drought 1 Comment
The Great March for Climate Action Passes Through Payson Arizona!
On April 14th, the Great March for Climate Action reached our little Town of Payson, Arizona! The March began on March 1st, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. Under the banner of “How many steps will you take”, their blog site … Continue reading
Adaptation – Volume 8 – Solar Lighting!
How many of you out there turn lights on inside your house during the day? I know I am guilty of such an offense, but unless you have large windows and plenty of sunlight during the day, there are many … Continue reading
Lands End – Los Cabos in Photos
Cabo San Lucas and San Jose Del Cabo, collectively known as Los Cabos has grown from a sleepy fishing village to an International Tourist destination! One of the worlds “Lands End”, where the Pacific Ocean meets the Sea of Cortez, … Continue reading
Amazing Alaska-My Favorite Photos
Alaska is a place everyone should visit during their lives! Alaska is bigger than you could ever expect. A short trip there is not enough. One of the least populated states, Alaska has a little less than 750,000 people and … Continue reading
Posted in Alaska, Environment, Mendenhall Glacier, National Forests, Nature Photos, No Pollution, Tongass NF, Tracy Arm Glacier Tagged Alaskan Photos, Glaciers, Photos Leave a comment
Adaptation – Volume 6 – Water Conservation and Harvesting
Is Peak Water going to be a Limiting Factor to growth and production? Peak Water is getting a lot of discussion lately. In 2010, the New York Times used “Peak Water” as one of the Words of the Year! Morgan … Continue reading
Natures Own Botanical Gardens. Our National Parks and Forests!
When you visit a National Park or a Forest you get the closest thing to a true Botanical Garden or even a Zoo if you’re lucky! Some people complain when a section of American land, that is unique in geological … Continue reading
Troglodytes of the World Unite!
Whether you live in a Natural Cave or a Man Made Cave either way… Caves are the new Cool abodes! They are undoubtedly the most ecologically friendly homes and in light of increasing heat and unsettled weather may provide us … Continue reading
The Role of Botanical Gardens
Botanical Gardens are located all over the world from Fiji to Hawaii, London and even Phoenix, Arizona Everyone loves a good flower. Just like Zoos, Botanical Gardens like to share the species/animals/plants of their environs and protect those other species … Continue reading
Posted in Botanical Gardens, Environment, Hawaii, Jet Stream Tagged Climate Change, Environmental responsibility, Nature, Photos, Sustainability Leave a comment
How to become a Dark-Sky Community!
Wouldn’t it be nice to preserve the “Dark Sky” in your community? There is an international organization that supports a communities goal of preserving the night sky. Too often both rural and urban communities allow big box stores, parking lots, … Continue reading
Posted in Environment, Environmental Policies, Northern Arizona, Town of Payson Tagged Arizona, Dark Sky, Light Pollution 1 Comment