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The Worlds Most Sustainable Vineyard!
I need to plan a trip to New Zealand Recently we received an invitation to a friends wedding in New Zealand. It was going to be held at a Winery in Tauranga, North Island New Zealand in the heart of … Continue reading
What the Heck are Plastic Microbeads?
I just read an article from Mother Jones about Cosmetics Now for a guy, I pretty much stick with soap. Okay, I do use shampoo occasionally but not much because frankly I don’t have much to wash. So I was … Continue reading
Control Your Garden Pests Organically!
If you garden, you must wonder what to do when the Bugs invade! It is a dilemma, let them eat the fruit of your labor…or…fight back! The only problem is, is that most advertized bug killers are poisonous chemicals. So … Continue reading
The Great Barrier Reef – A World Heritage Park in Danger
The Largest Barrier Reef in the World lies along the Northeastern Coast of Australia This is the information the Australian Government promotes about the Great Barrier Reef “Spanning over 344,000 square kilometres, the Great Barrier Reef is the largest living … Continue reading
Does Buy Local – Mean- Buy Made in the USA?
Of Course it Does! The problem is many of the products we purchase are no longer made in the US of A. What products are made here and where can we find them is the big question. So lets delve … Continue reading
Australia Contemplates Removing Their Carbon Tax!
A STEP BACKWARDS? OR POLITICAL NECESSITY! The Australian government under new Prime Minister Kevin Rudd (He’s back for a second run!) has proposed removing carbon taxes from businesses in their country. Plagued by rising power costs, the Australian public is … Continue reading
Get Rid of the Chemicals!
How to get rid of harmful chemicals in our homes is a quandry that we have all had! Whether it be poisonous pesticides, paint products, cans of gasoline, solvents or things as simple as soaps and dish detergents, they all … Continue reading
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The Colorado River, Tapped out!
The Colorado River drains the vast basin and range area of the United States. Once this mighty river was free flowing into the Sea of Cortez. Now it is dammed at the Glen Canyon Dam to create Lake Powell, and … Continue reading
Urban Sprawl, a Vision From Space!
Urban Sprawl has a major impact on all our Resources! In the Sun Belt Areas of our country, phenomenal growth has occurred over the past 30 years. Satellite images from 1984 through 2012 show the impacts on the Landscape in … Continue reading
What is Australia doing to take care of their Environment?!
Australia is forecast to be severely impacted by Climate Change While it is difficult to accurately predict, It is estimated that Australia will face the following changes to their climate by 2030! a further 1 degree Celcius of warming in temperatures … Continue reading