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...

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...

World Red Cross Day

Founded in 1863 in Geneva, Switzerland, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement has spent the last 154 years dedicated to providing international aid and relief to those around the world. In 1922, in a time still ripped apart by the effects of World...

ECO – MOTHER’S DAY GIFTS

Mother’s day is around the corner and because we think you need a head start on gift shopping, we wanted to provide you with an eco - conscious mother's day gift list! Holidays and events gives us an opportunity to choose to buy products that...