Baxter and the Butterflies eBook

Baxter and the Butterflies eBook

Now Available! I am a really big nature lover and I love to photograph Butterflies, Bumblebees and other small animals, insects, flora and fauna. I also have a very remarkable and loveable dog. Baxter Books  BaxterBook.com show nature through the eyes of a loveable, sometimes sloppy, somewhat slobbery, very large dog and teach children to love nature as […]

Good Guide: Green, Healthy and Safe Products

I recently discovered GoodGuide.com. This product rating system makes it easier to find safe, healthy, green, and ethical products ranging from baby shampoo to household cleaners. See this short video, check out the site, and discover better products for you and our world. GoodGuide believes that business as usual is business as sustainable. Let’s change the […]

The Story of Better, not More

Our Economy is constantly working towards more stuff and it is not always the right stuff for our health, our oceans and the earth. What if it changed towards better stuff? We can all do our part to stop this nonsense and move towards better solutions, better jobs and health, not just more stuff and […]

The Largest Ice Calving Ever Recorded (Video)

On May 28, 2008, Adam LeWinter and Director Jeff Orlowski filmed a historic breakup at the Ilulissat Glacier in Western Greenland. The calving event lasted for 75 minutes and the glacier retreated a full mile across a calving face three miles wide. The height of the ice is about 3,000 feet, 300-400 feet above water […]

Genetic engineering: The world’s greatest scam?

This is a shorter video than my Genetic Roulette post. Coming from Green Peace International it tells you who is behind GMOs and the dangers to our food supply. Genetic engineering is a threat to food security, especially in a changing climate. The introduction of genetically manipulated organisms by choice or by accident grossly undermines […]

Genetic Roulette – GMOs Gamble with our Lives

Sorry, this 1.5 hour video has been made private. You can find other stories on GMOs and food health on this site: Genetic engineering: The world’s greatest scam? Do we really need industrial agriculture to feed the world? About Genetically Modified Organisms Top Ten Food Additives to Avoid More information can be found at: http://geneticroulettemovie.com and http://responsibletechnology.org

Do we really need industrial agriculture to feed the world?

“The world’s population keeps growing. By 2050, we’ll have to double food production. For that we’ll need genetic engineering, advanced pesticides, and fertilizer – lots of fertilizer. That’s why we’re working every day, hand-in-hand with farmers and their families.” Or do we? “Messages like this one seem to be popping up everywhere. But who’s really behind […]

Norman, the ECO-Warrior

Normally I wouldn’t post an advertisement video but I love the humor in this one and its message for sustainable living. Meet Norman. He’s not your everyday house cat. Little by little he’s helping to save our oceans. www.wwf.ca.

Gratitude and Happiness: TedxSF video

This piece shows Louie Schwartzbergs award-winning photography and short film on Gratitude and Happiness. Brother David Steindl-Rast’s spoken words, Gary Malkin’s musical compositions and Louie’s cinematography make this a stunningly beautiful piece, reminding us of the precious gift of life, and the beauty all around us.

The Story of Change

The Story of Change

My friends from the Story of Stuff have created a new movie: The Story of Change. This explores how we want to become greener by buying greener stuff… but perhaps buying less is really the answer?

Saving the Great Bear Rainforest

Saving the Great Bear Rainforest

“A powerful award-winning documentary on the Great Bear Rainforest.” The film shows the splendor of nature and first nation culture with through world renown photographers and beautiful photography. It highlights the what we all want to protect but our addiction to burn more oil is helping to destroy. Go to pacificwild.org to help protect this […]

Old pallets are not garbage. See the many uses…

If you think old wood pallets are garbage, think again. Mark was looking for a rain barrel to fit the look of a new deck area. He came across this video… enjoy The Canadian Wood Pallet & Container Association has launched a campaign to encourage people to recycle and reuse wood packaging material. Courtesy of CanadianPallets.com

I am the wind… (video story)

I am the wind… (video story)

I have written about a wind turbine in San Francisco: HGTVs World Greatest Homes. This video tries to strip the politics from wind energy and show the benefits that wind power can bring schools, farms, businesses and communities. Talco, is the video sponsor and they help customers install small-scale wind turbines.

Low-e window coatings ARE a passive solar option…

Yes, when you are looking for windows in your energy-efficient home Low-e is a possibility. It used to be the rule when you decide on using passive solar as a heating option that Low-e window coatings were not an option. BuildingGreen.com has a different story. Alex Wilson says: While hard-coat low-e is more durable than […]

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