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Earth Day: an ongoing commitment to old growth forests

Images by award-winning nature and conservation photographer, and forest activist TJ Watt As we celebrate Earth Day and Earth Week, I continue to lobby for sustainability and a range of environmental issues and challenges including an end to logging old growth forests. This is ongoing for me, not just on April 22nd. The preservation of… Continue reading Earth Day: an ongoing commitment to old growth forests

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Earth Day 2021: Restore Our Earth

You may already be familiar with Earth Day — which last year celebrated 50 years of commitment to a sustainable planet — and may have already planned how you will celebrate and honour it, perhaps by making changes in your home or work environment. This year's theme is Restore the Earth, and there are many… Continue reading Earth Day 2021: Restore Our Earth

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Earth Day 2020: Take Action any way you can

You may already be familiar with Earth Day — this year celebrating its 50th anniversary and commitment to a sustainable planet — and may had already planned how to celebrate and honour it, by honouring Mama Earth or making changes in your home or work environment.  Of course, this year things are very different. Like… Continue reading Earth Day 2020: Take Action any way you can

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My favourite Earth Day tree – The Willow

In celebration of Earth Day, I have been participating in a 5 day-5 tree photo challenge, each day focusing on a different aspect of trees (our allies in Nature, the Standing People) such as Spring, Lonely, Magic, Ancient and Favourite. Today is Day 5 of the #EarthDaySpiritTrees challenge - #favourite tree, - and I chose… Continue reading My favourite Earth Day tree – The Willow

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Gandhi was right about the Earth… it satisfies needs not greed

Mahatma Gandhi said, “Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed.” I believe this to be true. Today is Earth Day - April 22nd - and I am continuing in my commitment to support and honour this planet with sustainable renewable use of its resources. As we used to say… Continue reading Gandhi was right about the Earth… it satisfies needs not greed

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Greening your home during Earth Day week

If you want to make a DIY spray cleaner/disinfectant using all natural ingredients - and don't have a handy stock of essential oils - try this very simple cleanser with just two ingredients: orange peels and household vinegar. You'll need to be a little patient, as it takes a couple of weeks for the orange… Continue reading Greening your home during Earth Day week

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EarthDay Tree Photo Challenge: 5 days, 5 trees

J Join me in this celebration of Trees starting Monday, April 18th. The theme for EarthDay 2016 in Canada is #Rooting4Trees and I'm inviting you to join me in a 5-day challenge to post pictures of 🌳trees🌳 throughout the week, leading up to 🌎EarthDay on Friday April 22nd. Let us honour these sacred and beautiful… Continue reading EarthDay Tree Photo Challenge: 5 days, 5 trees