Category Archives: Oceans & Water

June 8th is World Oceans Day, a global day of ocean celebration and collaboration for a better world. The oceans bring us joy, bountiful food, rest, relaxation, exhilaration, harmony and hope. Yet,  scientists tell us that our oceans are reaching their … Continue reading

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In 1972, the United Nations designated June 5th as World Environment Day. The early 1970’s were in many ways, the birth of our modern day environmental movement. We had the first Earth Day in 1970 and in the United States, … Continue reading

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On April 22nd we celebrate Earth Day. In the United States and in many communities around the world we will  make efforts to  spend time in nature: walks in local  parks and picnics on the beach.  We will also take … Continue reading

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Could a ban on fracking drilling be enough to protect the land, flora fauna, people and WATER of the Delaware River Basin? Would water withdrawals from the Delaware to enable fracking in other regions, including as well the storage, processing … Continue reading

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Too often these days, for those of us working on climate change, many messages from social media seem to imply a bleak future with problems too big to tackle and seemingly ignored by those in powerful positions who might be … Continue reading

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June 8th is World Oceans Day, a global day of ocean celebration and collaboration for a better world. Scientists tell us that our oceans are reaching their capacity as “carbon sinks.” As they absorb the greenhouse gases that we are creating, … Continue reading

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We march for women, we march for jobs, for healthcare, for justice, for the climate and we march for science, facts and the truth. Our children are beside us, behind us and in front of us. For so many of … Continue reading

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As the lazy days of summer spread slowly before us, getting our children outdoors and into nature is an important part of learning about how special our planet is, what’s at stake and why and what we must do to … Continue reading

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Many of us have heard the saying “The solution to pollution is dilution.” Perhaps when the world’s population was significantly smaller and we hadn’t yet invented the toxins and types of pollutants that we have now, this might have been … Continue reading

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