Preserving Seed Diversity

Over the past century, 93% of seed varieties have been lost. Without a strong base of diverse seeds, food production is threatened by disease and climate change. Promoting the use of diverse seed types enhances food security and promotes the preservation of traditional cultural practices...

APRIL IS WORLD AUTISM MONTH

As many of you know, April is world autism month - giving us the opportunity to learn more about it and join advocates to support more research, family support, and increased awareness. Rates of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are not creeping up so much as leaping...

The Beautiful Elephant

The largest land mammal is the majestic elephant. These creatures roamed in their natural habitats by the millions.  But during the modern era their numbers have dramatically diminished to an estimated 450,000 to 700,000 African elephants and 35,000 to 40,000 Asian elephants due to years...

WOMEN WHO’VE MADE HISTORY

In honor of women's history month, we are reminded to look back to the women who have made history. During times where the tides were rough and women had little support to be leaders in their careers and sometimes even in their homes, these women...

Can’t Bear to See Them Go

One of the youngest of the bear species and the largest carnivorous land mammal on Earth, is the Polar Bear. Males can weight up to 1700 pounds and measure 7 to 8 feet nose to tail with a lifespan of 25 years. Although cute as they...

WHAT IS SLOW LIVING AND WHY IS IT TRENDING?

In the age of where there's an app to practically facilitate everything and anything you need as quick as possible, it's more important than ever to slow down.  It has been said that in the past few years,  that a  lifestyle of rushing and wanting everything...