When it comes to the topic of Nuclear Energy, most of the public’s perception has been darkened by Chernobyl and even TV shows like The Simpsons with images of glowing green goop. But this week, Noel and Jacob present how Nuclear Power could be crucial in our transition towards creating sustainable, carbon-free energy!
Nearly 12,000 lightning strikes hit California over a 72 hour weekend in August which ignited some of the biggest wildfire’s in the state’s history– which begs the question as to why are there more storms, more fires, and what can be done to prevent it from happening? During this week’s episode of The Biofriendly Podcast one thing is abundantly clear to Noel and Jacob, and that is you NEVER mess with Smokey the Bear!
For the month of March on Jamie’s Corner, we celebrate International Day of Forests, which reminds us all of how many trees are needed to make things like toilet paper and paper towels and what sustainable alternatives are available.
It’s time to go for a walk in the woods as Noel and Jacob chat about an Eastern phenomenon called Forest Bathing and the magical healing powers of the trees that could save your life!
Since we are faced with the task of planting a trillion trees to save planet Earth, Noel and Jacob turn their eyes to Johnny Appleseed for inspiration and decide they should start planting trees or at least counting trees for everyone else.
When you come to a fork in the road, which path are you most likely to take? Do you choose the relatively manicured, well-traveled path or do you veer off the beaten path to see what adventure the forest may bring? Image by Filip Stepian | Used with permission via the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommerical-ShareAlike 2.0 […]
Image by Vijay / Creative Commons Since 1872 people have been celebrating the “tree-planting holiday” known as Arbor Day. This year, National Arbor Day falls on Friday April 27th. While Arbor Day is a creative way for people and groups to get together and plant lots of trees, in reality, any day is a great […]
Well, it’s been awhile since I’ve put together a weekly greens blog post. It’s not that I haven’t come across quite a bit of green and environmental news that I knew you’d be interested in. It’s simply that I didn’t get a chance between my move and all, to put something together for you. So, […]
June is here and World Environment Day 2011 is right around the corner. On Sunday, June 5th UNEP (United Nations Environmental Programme) and millions of people around the world will be gearing their support and activities towards the theme of this year’s WED, “Forests: Nature at Your Service”. Why was this particular theme chosen? Well, […]