It's not all doom and gloom in the world of environmental news. Hope you enjoy this month's edition of feel-good stories.
12 Wins for Wildlife in 2014 That YOU Made Possible
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"A behind-the-scenes look at the anti-fracking campaign reveals how a relatively tiny group of combatants relied on creative tactics and political gimmickry to outmaneuver pro-fracking forces that outspent them 10-to-1. Their arsenal included puppet shows, flash mob-style improvisational dances and coffin races...The strategy worked. Voters approved the ban 59 percent to 41."
|No matter what time of day I shop, this farmer gives me the end-of-the-day special.|
|On a walk around 7:30 pm. The kids should have been getting ready for bed, but oh well.|
|On an after-dinner family walk around our block.|
|Image credit: David Suzuki Foundation|
|Small steps matter because they have the power to shift our perspective.|
What are your best strategies to get others to be interested in green issues and to change their behavior?
|photo credit: Patrick Kuhl|
|photo credit: Natalie Maynor|
"Acceptable levels of risk are entirely at the [Industry] Panel's discretion" (source).
DIY Trail Mix2 parts nuts
1 part dried fruit
1 part chocolate chips
Measure and mix. Store in an air-tight container (I like to use a glass quart canning jar). Lasts for several weeks.
|These are the wands we gave out as party favors.|
Sadly, they are no longer available.
|I like mine topped with plenty of fresh parsley and freshly grated parmesan cheese. Yum!|
Blessed Nest nursing pillow , filled with organic buckwheat hulls. I nursed my first two children on a My Brest Friend nursing pillow...