‘Native America Calling’ Digs into the Tar Sands! “What’s really important?” 706 Arrested Protesting Keystone XL Pipeline (via 47whitebuffalo’s Blog)

Native America Calling covered the Tar Sands Protests on Tuesday, August 3o. You can listen to the entire program online at http://www.nativeamericacalling.com/ Features Environmental Activist Clayton Thomas-Muller (Cree) and other callers. It’s a GREAT radio program! Listen and learn what Indigenous People are saying about the environmental and health costs. NCA Host Harlan McKosato asks: […]

Sustainability Jobs Increasing

from Where are the Jobs? Increasingly, They’re in Sustainability. Unemployment is still hovering around 9%, an unencouraging picture for politicians looking to get reelected in 2012. For President Obama, the good news is in the green movement. Sustainability related job postings continue to surge forward, even as the rest of the economy stagnates.

Video: Spring Swan

This Swan, moving through the water on a gray day, reminds me of the capricious way that Spring has unfolded here on Long Island this year. Contradictory, but satisfying, with the beauty being worth the wait. This footage was taken at Southards Pond in Babylon.

CCE Report: Open Space Preservation

The report found that parks and open space provide billions in annual economic benefits for Nassau and Suffolk Counties.  Key points include: Preserving land reduces government services. Close proximity to parks increases the value of residential property. $288 million is spent each year at LI farms. $33.3 million is spent each year directly at wineries. […]

In honor of Earth Day 2010: Drawing of the last tree

__________________________________________ 2012: Click here for books for Earth Day (From an environmentally-conscious bookstore!) __________________________________________ Drawing copyright Ashleigh Landau. Used with permission.

Earthquake: More bad news for Afghanistan and Pakistan

Isn’t it interesting that while the American government continues to pummel Afghanistan, mother nature can shake up the folks on all sides? Meditations, prayer, and good thinking towards the people affected. The AP reports that buildings in Afghanistan and Pakistan were shaken by an earthquake today. An article from India is: here. It says the […]

Tonight, Aug. 11th: Big meteor shower may appear

from a National Geographic article: here. The Perseid meteor shower will have to fight it out with a bright moon for visibility this year, but astronomers are still predicting a dazzling show tonight. From any vantage point in the world, you might see more than 80 meteors an hour streak across the sky during the […]

Wow! New sighting of a pink dolphin

In southwestern Louisiana, north of the Gulf of Mexico, a pink dolphin has been sighted.

Saturday 1/9/2009: Biggest Full Moon of the Year!

2010 Update: The biggest moon of the year – also called “The Wolf Moon” by some Native Americans – already happened. It was Friday night, January 29, 2010. I saw it driving home from work, in a midnight blue sky. It was beautiful! A recent article is: here. Update: Link is here to  story with […]

Vermont Country Store: Right to Hang Dry Revolution

Photos: nature and family time over Labor Day weekend

This weekend, Ian and I did some family sharing/babysitting time. We had a great time. One of our adventures took us to a tour sponsored by Atlantis Marine World and Blue Ocean Institute. The Atlantis Explorer Tour Boat is located in Riverhead. It takes you on a one-and-a-half hour educational tour of the Peconic River […]

More Manatee sightings in Long Island…

Full story here.

Better than Big Foot: And it’s real…

Update: Seems like the manatee is really with us. New reports of a sighting in Halesite on Friday, August 22nd and a sighting in Centerport (Town of Huntington) on Saturday, August 23rd. New article at Newsday here. peace KW: pe Better Than Big Foot: And It’s Real… Well, maybe. Only one family has seen it […]

Photos from Elwoodstock 2008!

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