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The Perilous Facts Of Living In A Plastic World

Industrialized progress has brought us the ultra-convenience of lightweight, versatile, durable and recyclable plastic everything. Yet mankind’s enthusiasm for innovative and instant gratification too often overlooks the long-term repercussions. Scientific studies now confirm the enormous health hazards associated with plastic products. We can no longer ignore the perilous facts of living in a plastic world. [...]

Working In Cooperation With Nature Spirits

The wild and wonderful world of nature spirits may remain hidden to those not living close to nature; and even gardeners may fail to recognize that they are working in cooperation with the nature spirits. Cosmic influences support healthy soil conditions and all plant growth, and include the great hidden work of nature spirits, also [...]

New Innovations For Saving Coral Reefs

Some of the most abundant, biodiverse ecosystems on our planet are the rain forests of the sea: coral reefs. Sadly, our ocean rain forests are enduring the same crisis as our land rain forests: over 10 percent of coral reefs have now been destroyed beyond repair while most reefs have suffered a 50 percent coral [...]

Organic Raised-Bed Gardening In Cuba

I recently returned from an amazing trip to Cuba. My favorite excursion upon our extensive tour of this most beautiful Caribbean island was our visit to La Finca Agroecologica in the lush Vinales valley where organic raised-bed gardening in Cuba demonstrates pure perfection. La Finca is a shining example of ecological gardening in harmony with [...]

From Paradise To Wasteland

We have only one home…what is left of it. What kind of species seeks to destroy a unique, beautiful, diverse and abundant paradise that offers them everything they need with which to thrive? A species with no heart. We cannot say we love our planet, and in the same breath, toss our plastic bottles in [...]

The Art Of WWOOFing

Most likely, if you are not steeped in the activities of organic gardening or growing your own food, you may not have heard the term ”WWOOFing”. It stands for World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms, and others call  it Willing Workers On Organic Farms. As described by  Wikipedia,   “ WWOOF is a loose network of [...]

The Dark Side Of Drinking Water

Water is the foundation of all life on our planet. Our bodies are composed of more than 70% water, and without replenishing this miracle fluid, we would cease to exist in a very short time. While most of us know the essential benefits of drinking good water, the dark side of drinking water is less [...]

My Tropical Octagonal Greenhouse

One of the great things about living in Florida is being able to grow whatever you desire all year long. I did discover, however, with my first vegetable garden here that shade cloth was a vital necessity during the summer months as the hot tropical sun becomes too much for many veggie plants. While there [...]

Renewable Energy From Our Ocean And Our Earth

While we would all like to believe that the Fukushima nuclear disaster of 2011 is a thing of the past, nothing could be farther from the truth. Millions of humans, animal and sea life and ecological systems are sadly doomed to suffer the consequences for thousands of years to come. The dangerous effects of radiation [...]

A Carbon And Nuclear Free World Revolution

There is no more denying the razor's edge on which the entire global population is now teetering. The tipping point has perhaps come, and gone. The world now faces the immense challenge to reverse our mistakes if we are to leave a healthy planet and a viable way of life to future generations. We, as [...]

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This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.