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Soldiers in the Fight for Sustainable Food

Soldiers in the Fight for Sustainable Food

By | May 1, 2014 at 7:48 am | One comment

Photo via Ground Operations America, like many other countries, is facing a farming crisis. According to EPA demographics, more than 60 percent of American farmers are over the age of 55, and many will be retiring in the next 10 years. That means that potentially half of...

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Illustrating John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’

By | December 24, 2013 at 11:58 am | No comments

Artist, Pablo Stanley, has made John Lennon's famous song 'Imagine' into a wonderful little comic. We hope you enjoy!John Lennon's 'Imagine" as illuastrated by Pablo...

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Hollywood’s Finest are Cleaning up our Oceans

Hollywood’s Finest are Cleaning up our Oceans

By | February 26, 2013 at 7:48 am | No comments

Photo via The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation The stars on the silver screen and in front of the cameras are idolized and respected by many people across the globe. Lucky for us, many of them also care for the world and the waters we rely on in order to survive as a...

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The World’s First Invisible Bicycle Helmet

The World’s First Invisible Bicycle Helmet

By | December 24, 2012 at 9:17 am | No comments

It’s been seven years in the making, but the world’s first “invisible” bike helmet is now available for purchase. The brainchild of Anna Haupt and Terese Alstin, two industrial designers from Sweden, the Hövding—Swedish for “chieftain”—is essentially a collar...

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To Tree or Not To Tree

To Tree or Not To Tree

By | December 3, 2012 at 7:27 am | No comments

Photo by Eva Rees via flickr When tradition meets sustainable living, things can get complicated. From the food to the decorations, holidays can get a little tricky to navigate while trying to reduce your impact. That's why, a few years back when I started to take eco-living...

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Two Must-See Documentaries: Carbon for Water and Into the Gyre

Two Must-See Documentaries: Carbon for Water and Into the Gyre

By | November 21, 2012 at 9:26 am | No comments

Photo by Repoort via flickr This week, I sat down to a double-header at the Vancouver International Film Festival – Carbon for Water and Into the Gyre, both a part the “Garden in the Sea” series sponsored by WWF. CARBON FOR WATER Photo by Stockholm International Water...

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Pumpkin Patch Kids: Here’s What To Do With Your Leftover Jack-O-Lantern Bits!

Pumpkin Patch Kids: Here’s What To Do With Your Leftover Jack-O-Lantern Bits!

By | October 29, 2012 at 10:37 am | No comments

Photo by rjiva via flickr Fall and winter are my favorite seasons. Everything good happens - the trees change, the weather gets colder, the holidays roll around, and pumpkin carving happens. We take it pretty seriously around our house. Not only is it an excuse to get...

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The Rolling Stones Newest Song Has an Anti-Fracking Lyric

The Rolling Stones Newest Song Has an Anti-Fracking Lyric

By | October 12, 2012 at 11:13 am | No comments

Photo by wnick87 via flickr It's been a while since the rock legends, The Rolling Stones, have produced new music - six years to be exact. But they are back. And this time, they have a message: The undead apocalypse is coming and fracking needs to stop. Yep, you heard...

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Green Pop Music: Pacha’s Pajamas, the World’s First Superhero for the Planet

Green Pop Music: Pacha’s Pajamas, the World’s First Superhero for the Planet

By | September 26, 2012 at 11:39 am | No comments

Click on image, above, to see in full It's 2012 and our kids are constantly being sold on something new - dolls, toys, little kid-sized cars, crazily colored foods and beverages, whatever weird new kid’s meal is being featured by your local fast food restaurant - and...

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Check Out the Top 25 Environmentalists Under 25 on The Starfish

Check Out the Top 25 Environmentalists Under 25 on The Starfish

By | August 9, 2012 at 10:48 am | No comments

Finalist, Melissa Gerrard 2012 marks the second year that The Starfish has ran its Top 25 Environmentalists Under 25 campaign. And for the second time, I’m proud and honoured to showcase 25 individuals who truly know how to make a difference within their community. For...

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