How We Are Celebrating July 4th

Independence Day is here! A great holiday that we celebrate with family and friends - we don't want to keep you from bbq's, picnics or any fun activities you have planned today but we want to share a few words on how our team is spending...

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...

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...

Equal Pay Day…It’s Time To Get Even.

The fact that in 2018 women are still not paid equally is shameful. Where are we going? It’s certainly not fast forward. According to the Economic Policy Institute’s 2016 analysis of federal labor statistics, the median wage for U.S. women is about 16.8 percent less than...

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...

Naturally vs Synthetic Caffeine

We all need our caffeine fix, unless your one of those people who go caffeine free of course (seriously, HOW do you do it?) Some of us go for coffee, while other prefer tea, soda, or even snacking on chocolate to boost energy levels. But...

Mike Peffers Photography - Auckland

MAY 18 QUESTIONS WITH MATTHEW “MATT” TAGGART

A change of pace this month as we interview an extreme sports enthusiast and kiting champion from his home in Raglan, New Zealand. 1. What is your name? Matthew Taggart…most people call me Matt! 2. What is your occupation? Director/Co-Founder Ozone Kites 3. Do you have a “green” memory growing...