Environment

Environment
Moving off the grid and into a self-sufficient mode of living has the potential to be expensive. According to the EPA, renewable electricity conversion alone can create big invoices and take up a lot of valuable. However, the benefits of going off...
What if your next vacation could be transformational, too? Retreats and intensive courses are valuable experiences, but most participants still want to feel like they are "on vacation." They want time to rest, restore, and play. They want to connect...
Recently I wrote about the wildfires in Brazil and how they could have been prevented by perma-culture techniques. I mentioned about the loss of animal life and habitat and now we are seeing examples of the damage, as well...
There’s been a lot of drama recently as far as Brazil is concerned with the deforestation and subsequent wildfires which have been largely started as a result of slash and burn agriculture. Recently elected President Bolsonaro has been taking...
If there’s one thing I know about the Mexican people it’s that they’re great of making something out of nothing. I’ve personally seen some really cool ways for people here to recycle to plastics they use so while a...
Virtually everyone who heard I was moving to Mexico told me I was crazy. I’d be lying if I said there were not bad things about Mexico, but the bad parts of this country seem to exist everywhere (globally)....
Possibly inspired by Ethiopia and its 350 million trees in 12 hours, Ireland has made a pledge to plant half a billion trees in the next 20 years. At a rate of 22 million trees per year they plan...
Hemp has been touted recently for it’s useful properties and there’s good reason for it! It actually solves a lot of worldwide problems from deforestation to the oil crisis and most people have no idea. Up until last year...
  “I was looking for a place where I would have a sense of family and belonging, and where I could be more ecologically sustainable,” says Tanuki, age 34. Becky, 23, was seeking somewhere more natural, that would allow her to...
Another blow comes to the herbicide giant Monsanto, as Los Angeles County decides to stop the use of all RoudUp weedkiller products for lawn control until further research has been conducted about the health benefits of the main ingredient,...