Permaculture and Self-sufficiency

Permaculture and Self-sufficiency

Permaculture farming and social systems are rapidly growing in global popularity. Many people around the globe are becoming enlightened to the long-term benefits of self-sufficiency through cultivating their own nature based ecosystems, growing their own crops and keeping/breeding their own animals, whether it be on a sizable plot of land or humble balcony. Read more

How Do We Monitor Air Quality?

How Do We Monitor Air Quality?

Although there are many ways to monitor the air to look at levels of pollution or for other factors, both using simple physical methods and with complicated electronic devices, there are four main ways to assess the quality of the air. Optical analysis Remote optical analysis uses spectroscopy – often with the help of custom… Read more

Tensions Rise as Water Levels Fall: How Likely are Water Wars?

Tensions Rise as Water Levels Fall: How Likely are Water Wars?

Anyone who’s been paying attention for the past forty years has surely seen the global tensions caused by oil and the ownership thereof. That countries fight over crude oil to run the machinery and transportation of the world is not news. What might surprise you is the way that nations are beginning to worry over… Read more

Help Environmental & Human Rights Documentaries Get Seen

Help Environmental & Human Rights Documentaries Get Seen

One of the most powerful tools for positive change is film, and more specifically, documentary films, which have the ability to educate, inform, and inspire. But given that many documentaries are made on a very small budget, with little to no overhead for marketing and promotion, even the best environmental and human rights documentaries will… Read more

Forest communication: Trees talk via mycelium

Forest communication: Trees talk via mycelium

Paul Stamets famously posited that “mycelia are Earth’s natural Internet,” and a variety of research has borne out that concept, but like many things we can’t see an obvious connection between, most of us tend to ignore the micro in favor of the macro. And when it comes to conservation and natural resources, our systems… Read more

How to Get Clean Energy at Home For Free

How to Get Clean Energy at Home For Free

The electricity bills we pay each month primarily go towards supporting America’s many dirty, smelly fossil fuels. Renewable alternatives are few and far between among these utilities, and when they do exist, they’re far from affordable. The good news is that B Corporations like Arcadia Power are now giving us the choice to support cleaner,… Read more