Our Blog

What do Indiana Jones and HRH Prince Charles Have in Common?

by: EJ on 04/08/2009
Posted in: Climate Change

Protecting rainforests. Harrison Ford and His Royal Highness Prince Charles are just a couple of the famous voices uniting in the fight to save tropical rainforests and prevent global warming.

In this video, His Royal Highness Prince Charles explains that rainforests are the home of 1.4 of the world's poorest people, forests clean the earth's …

read full article

Food for Thought - Small Farmers are Under Attack

by: Heather on 04/07/2009
Posted in: Activism

America's small farmers are under attack through a series of bills presented under the guise of "food safety." According to BreakTheMatrix's Shelly Roche, bills such as HR 875 and HR 759 seem specifically designed to give companies such as Monsanto power and competitive advantage by criminalizing seed banking, stripping away property rights for …

read full article

The Senior Cohousing Handbook

by: Heather on 04/06/2009
Posted in: New Books

Seniors are the fastest growing segment of our population. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, approximately 605 million people were 60 years or older in the year 2000. By 2050, that number is expected to be close to 2 billion. At that time, seniors will outnumber children 14 and under for the first time in history.

read full article

We Are the Ones We've Been Waiting For

by: Heather on 04/03/2009
Posted in: Activism

This quote has been circulating around the web, and is attributed to elders of the Hopi Nation. Inspiring words for a Friday - have a great weekend!

You have been telling the people that this is the Eleventh Hour.
Now you must go back and tell the people that this is the Hour.
And there are things to be considered:

Where are you living?
What are …

read full article

Bothered by My Green Conscience

by: Heather on 04/02/2009
Posted in: New Books

About a year and a half ago I stumbled upon the website of an exciting artist named Franke James who was creating fabulous colourful, creative and inspiring visual essays to get the word out about climate change. I was absolutely blown away by her work, and immediately wrote about it in one of my first blog entries here. Franke almost immediately …

read full article