The left side of our brain is analytical and overbearing; it processes in series. We spend most of our time planning and considering the past and future. The right side of our brain is a parallel processor. It enables us to feel everything in the ‘now’. Could global peace and sustainability as well as personal […]
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Johan Rockstrom introduces us to the physical reality of life on this planet. Our home is finite and the current human growth paradigm is ending. We now have an exciting decade; an opportunity to change direction and change behavior. His research has found nine “planetary boundaries” that can guide us in protecting our planet’s many […]
Today, nearly everyone insists on using a flushable ‘Crapper’ for all of their daily business. This carries with it an oceanic water footprint. Is it time to take a fresh look at our use of Crapper’s Valveless Waste Preventer?
ATTENTION JEDIS! Ancient and awesome creatures from planet Earth need your help. If you live in a big city the chances are that near you people are profiteering through the brutal killing and trade of endangered species which is tipping marine ecosystems out of balance. Up-market Chinese restaurants around the world make big bucks selling […]
Nations of the world are coming together at COP 10 of the Convention on Biological Diversity, to face up to the fact that our efforts to rein in the current mass extinction crisis have failed. In an attempt to put the issue on the political map, biodiversity is being allocated a monetary value much as […]
Technology is presented as the solution to environmental problems but wasn’t it technology that got us into this mess in the first place? This won’t sit well with the people trying to sell us green gadgets but we may have to change more than just our light bulbs. The environmental crisis we face is more […]
The atmosphere and oceans are so small in comparison to the overall earth it is comparable to a film of water on a billiard ball. Even all the mighty oceans only make up 1/4000 of the earth’s total mass. The scale height of the atmosphere is about 8.5 km. Whereas the radius of the earth […]
Yeah we love animals! We love animals so much we chop them up on an industrial scale stick them in tins full of gravy and then feed them to other animals we call ‘pets’. In 2007 sales of food for cats and dogs alone amounted to US$ 45.12 billion . Ironically this is almost the […]
So long as you are competing to ‘get ahead’ in life or working to get more things you are a rat in a race and the finish line is extinction.