Instructions for building a bat house. http://www.batcon.org/pdfs/education/fof_bathouse.pdf
BioScience Article “White-nose Syndrome Threatens Bats.” Please see this article that is free to read. According to Jeffrey Cohn, scientists from federal and state wildlife agencies, universities, and conservation groups are working to understand, identify, and mitigate a mysterious ailment that has killed an estimted half-million insect-eating bats in the northeastern United States during the […]
Quinoa with Zucchini, Peppers, Currants, Almonds and Mint The recipe makes about 12 ½ cup servings. Quinoa is a powerhouse seed which is gluten-free, cooks quickly and is a complete protein. It can be combined with many different textures and flavors; here’s one option. Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups quinoa (the recipe used Alter Eco Organic […]
40 US Mines are Causing Water Pollution that Will Last for Centuries In the midst of declining fresh water supplies, an increasing number of hard rock mining companies are causing water pollution that will last for hundreds or thousands of years, says a new report published yesterday.
Not all renewables are created equally Can we all agree that the current energy economy is fundamentally toxic to nature and people? Can we agree that there is no more important task than building a new energy economy, one that supports flourishing human and natural communities? Can we agree that the future energy economy should […]
Humpback whales will cooperate to create a “bubble net” to herd herring into a ball, then blow bubbles to push them to the surface. The whales then come up under the ball with jaws wide open to capture a portion of the ball. They return every May to this area to feed for the summer […]
Hartley Bay, British Columbia This photo was taken in a small First Nation’s fishing village working to create a sustainable fishery and preserve their heritage. A very poor but resourceful community. This Raven was captured in flight at the small marina.
3 cups fresh organic watermelon chunks 2 tablespoons honey (optional) 2 cups sparkling mineral water 3 limes Preparation Purée the watermelon in a blender. Strain with a fine sieve into a pitcher, pressing on the pulp with the back of a spoon to extract all the juice. Discard pulp. Add sparkling water to the […]
2 cups diced fresh pineapple 1/2 red bell pepper, seeded and diced 1/4 red onion, diced 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro 1 lime, juiced Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 1 pound medium-sized shrimp, peeled, deveined and tails removed 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 teaspoon chipotle chili powder 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1 […]
North Sawyer Glacier Calving North and South Sawyer Glaciers are receding quickly these Glaciers are holders from the last ice age that ended 12,000 years ago. It is estimated that by 2030 the glaciers will have melted enough to reveal another quarter mile of inland valley due to climate change. They have receded at […]