Blog Archives

My review of “Burning in the Sun” – I loved this unique eco-documentary

“Burning in the Sun” featuring Daniel Dumbele. Note the 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

Email this to someoneShare on FacebookShare on Google+Tweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedInPin on Pinterest
Posted in Africa, Energy-efficient housing, Environmental footprint, Film review, Sustainable choices for your home, Sustainable Living Tagged with: , , , , , , ,

Gulf Oil Spill 2010: Drilling for Dollars, Not Oil

by Ken Kneidel, PhD We’re discovering a lot of money, not a lot of oil The oil under the Gulf is not being extracted to extend our ability to live in an oil-driven economy, nor to provide energy independence from

Email this to someoneShare on FacebookShare on Google+Tweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedInPin on Pinterest
Posted in Ecosystems, Environmental pollution, Oil spill, Overconsumption, Resources, Wildlife, Wildlife habitat Tagged with: , , , , , ,

We’re importing oil from poor countries with far more spills

This post now on BasilandSpice.com. After my post a few days ago about the oil spill and its consequences to wildlife, I got a few interesting messages from friends and acquaintances. My friend Sonia, the director of a land conservancy

Email this to someoneShare on FacebookShare on Google+Tweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedInPin on Pinterest
Posted in Climate change, Environmental footprint, Environmental pollution, Oil spill, Sustainable Living, Wildlife Tagged with: , , , , , , ,

Copenhagen data confirm: ten percent of Florida underwater by end of the century

This post is now a Google News Link and is posted on Basil & Spice This post named by Carnival of the Green #207 as “Best Green Tweet” of the week. It was posted on Twitter December 14, 2009. I

Email this to someoneShare on FacebookShare on Google+Tweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedInPin on Pinterest
Posted in Climate change, Environmental footprint, Rising sea levels, Sustainable Living Tagged with: , , , , , ,

Irvine, CA, schools go solar: most comprehensive solar school plan in U.S.

This post now appearing on Google News and on www.basilandspice.com. We’re making progress! The southern California city of Irvine is taking a giant leap for “green” energy that should help other cities follow suit. All 21 schools in the Irvine

Email this to someoneShare on FacebookShare on Google+Tweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedInPin on Pinterest
Posted in Environmental footprint, Going Green (co-authored with Sadie Kneidel), Sustainable Living Tagged with: , , , , , , ,

What’s this blog about?

These days, I blog mostly about nature and wildlife. Even the tiniest creatures make me happy! You'll also find here lots of posts about plant-based foods, health, and ecotourism. Ecotourism can support local people who make a living through sustainable use of wildlife, habitat, and natural resources.

Amazon Page

My Amazon page shows most of my books (click here)

Archive of Posts

Categories

Link to our other blog, Veggie Revolution

Our other blog, Veggie Revolution, focuses more on food than this one does, especially the environmental, health and humane aspects of our food choices. That blog was started in 2005 and continues today, while the blog you're reading now began in 2009. Some of the newer posts are on both blogs, but Veggie Rev has at least 260 more posts than this blog, including Sadie's travels to Morocco. In the sidebar of Veggie Rev, you'll see links to each year that can take you back to all the posts for a particular year.

Veggie Revolution blog