The Great Barrier Reef is unique to Australia and the world. The Reef is a UNESCO World Heritage listed site on the North Eastern coast of Australia; is well-known as the world’s largest coral reef and is visible from outer space. When we visited family recently in Australia we made a special trip to Cairns […]
Biodiversity & ecosystems: plants, animals & habitat, climate change.
What is the true value of trees … we see them every day … some are beautiful, some can be deadly poisonous, some are annoying and some are bountiful; but are you aware of the many other benefits of trees and why we need them to survive on planet earth? Perhaps we should stop taking our […]
Here is the third documentary in the series from Dr. Sanjay Gupta. Weed 3 is a continuation of the struggle of a growing number of concerned people throughout the United States of America for approval of research into medical marijuana as a treatment for diseases such as Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), Altzheimers Disease and other ailments such as […]
With our warming summers there are many reasons to mulch your home gardens. This has been an exceptional summer in the Fraser Valley with heat waves and record-breaking temperatures, extreme fire warnings and over 1,000 provincial fires with resulting air quality alerts. Drought ratings and sprinkling restrictions remind me that mulching gardens in hot, dry weather is just […]
Have you tried solar energy yet? Early this Spring we purchased a portable solar battery charger for our compact RV when camping off the grid. It is super convenient, practical and a simple, efficient alternative to running a vehicle engine or generator. It is environmentally friendly, very quiet and reduces our carbon footprint using the […]