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“Burning in the Sun” featuring Daniel Dumbele. Note┬áthe film-festival awards across the top. My husband loped into the living room while I was watching the DVD, “Burning in the Sun”. He had hoped to turn on a baseball game, but he stopped, watching a scene on the DVD. After a minute, he sat down. “What’s […]

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This post now appearing on the Daily Me Those of us concerned about greenhouse gases and climate change have a new study to ponder. This study, from Dr. Florian Altermatt at UC Davis, documents once again the biological effects of global warming. Altermatt examined insect data from Central Europe. Temperatures have been increasing there for […]

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All text and photos by Sally Kneidel at sallykneidel.com I visited my dear friends Kathleen Jardine and Jim Cameron again last weekend. They have the coolest home I’ve ever seen. It’s a true passive-solar design and has solar thermal panels on its durable steel roof, but it looks like a French country cottage! I arrived […]

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All photos and text by Sally Kneidel, PhD, of sallykneidel.com Children of the Hamakuya community. Community residents find employment at the small “green” resort of Tshulu Camp, bringing needed revenue into the village. My husband Ken consulting his bird guide on our tent’s deck in Tshulu Camp. I’ve written a lot about supporting people in […]

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This small indigenous village near Kruger National Park is trying to transition to sustainable livelihoods based on eco-tourism and educational tourism. The 2010 World Cup may help.

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To learn more about energy-efficient, passive-solar and durable housing, see the beautiful homes designed and built by Jim Cameron and Kathleen Jardine at www.sungardenhouses.com.

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