Honoring MOTHER EARTH – Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

April 22 is Earth Day: The Ultimate Mother's Day. On the first Earth Day in 1970, Mother Earth had 3.7 billion children. Now we are 7 billion. Our thirst, appetites, wants and waste have doubled. Technology and conservation mitigate our collective footprint, but it's not enough. To protect our global resources, we¬†must address population growth.…

Africa’s desert “fairy rings” become a story of water and life

New research explains that sand termites¬†(Psammotermes allocerus) are the engineers of fairy circles which stipple deserts thru Angola, Namibia into South Africa. These circles can grow to up to 40 feet across. For years, the origins of these circular, barren areas have baffled scientists and visiting tourists. The local Himba tribal people believe that they…

CELEBRATE WORLD WATER DAY – MARCH 22nd!

Fresh water sustains human life and our environment....but it is finite and threatened by overpopulation, pollution, overuse and climate change. On World Water Day, March 22nd, let's work on broadening our understanding of the critical need for efficient, sustainable management of this vital resource. This year marks the 20th anniversary of World Water Day as…