All Blog Posts Tagged 'conservation' (15)

Bibi & Babu in Africa (Volume 1) by Bonnie Toews & John Christiansen.

When Bonnie Toews and John Christiansen decided to take their first holiday to Africa together in their 70’s, the experience was not only amazing, but life changing.

I read this book with my Grandsons and before they opened it, the first thing they wanted to know is “Who are Bibi and Babu? Of course I…


Added by Susan Keefe on August 24, 2015 at 9:28am — No Comments

A Future for Cheetahs by Dr. Laurie Marker



Photo Copyright & Credit to Suzi Eszterhas
Photo Copyright & Credit to Suzi…

Added by Susan Keefe on April 14, 2014 at 9:25am — No Comments

Green Your Bathroom

One of the steps to Going Green is conserving our natural resources.  And one of the natural resources that gets wasted the most is water.  Here are some steps that your family can take to conserve water.  This will not help our environment, but save you money as well.

1.  Shower instead of bathing as…


Added by Penny Roach on April 3, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

Friday Favorites for March 15th

Welcome to another installment of Friday Favorites!  Here, you’ll find three items that help my family in our quest to be green and healthy.

Let There Be Light

Since most of the United States has switched over to Daylight Savings Time, we can expect to enjoy more hours of sunshine each day.  This is great news for those wanting to soak up more Vitamin D and chase those nasty Winter Blues away.  However, it’s still necessary to use light bulbs around the…


Added by Penny Roach on March 15, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments

Learn How to teach your kids about Conservation and Earth Day!

Trouble on Earth Day Book Tour has posts about sqirrels, the history of Earth Day, book reviews, and illustrator and author interviews. it's not too late to join the fun.


Thirteenth Day-Carolyn  Howard-Johnson…


Added by kathy stemke on April 6, 2012 at 10:49am — No Comments

10 Ways to Cut Down on Energy Costs this Spring

In an effort to not only conserve energy, but to save money, I encourage you to give some thought into doing some (if not all) of the following things:

  • Wash clothes in cold water. I have been doing this for the past year & my clothes are just as clean as they were when I used hot water.

  • Turn down your water heater. While it is nice to take steamy showers in the winter, you will find that your body will…

Added by Kristi West on May 12, 2010 at 12:25pm — No Comments

Earth Promise: Reduce and Reuse: It Helps the Environment

Stuff. Possessions. Things. We all have way too much of it. Especially if you have children or if you are one to hold onto things for sentimental reasons. (You know who you are!) There may be a psychological underlying reason why you hold onto your stuff, but no matter what the reason is, there are ways to help reduce and reuse it.

Here are some ideas to reduce and reuse:

Birthday party favors. When my girls come home from birthday parties, the flood… Continue

Added by Heather on May 14, 2009 at 8:05pm — No Comments

Earth Promise: Our Green Hero

President Obama has chosen the ideal person to fight both poverty and pollution at the same time–Van Jones.

Van Jones is presently the special advisor on Green Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation at the White House Council on Environmental Quality. Other credentials under his belt are: Time Magazine’s 2008 Environmental Hero; Global Green USA “Community Environmental Leadership Award 2008,” and the New York Times Bestselling author of, The Green Collar… Continue

Added by Heather on May 12, 2009 at 8:46am — No Comments

Earth Promise Interview - Ed Begley Jr.

Ed Begley Jr. - Actor and Environmental Advocate

Ed Begley Jr., an actor on the stage, television and on the screen has been nominated for awards numerous times. Begley is perhaps best known for his role as Dr. Mark Craig’s intern, Dr. Victor Ehrlich on the television series St Elsewhere, for which he received six consecutive Emmy Award nominations. He currently has a reality show about green living called Living With Ed on Planet Green with his wife, actress Rachelle… Continue

Added by Heather on May 6, 2009 at 9:12am — No Comments

Earth Promise: Green Your Mama

Environmentally friendly gifts are all the rage these days, but with the economy still dipping, you can still show Mom how thankful you are. Here are a few ideas that will let Mom know you not only adore her, but Mother Earth as well.

First and foremost, keep in mind what Mom’s hobbies are. Does she like to curl up with a good book? Purchasing books from a second-hand book store is not only a financially great idea, but applies the reusing thought process. Like Netflix’s movie rental… Continue

Added by Heather on May 5, 2009 at 11:30am — No Comments

Earth Promise: 100 Days of Green

Today is the big day—President Obama’s 100th day in office. This is the standard for evaluating a president’s initial achievements. Columnist Suzanne Goldenberg, from U.TV, writes about Obama’s ambitious progress to shift America towards a green future. Amidst the current economic and environmental challenges, Obama has been forced to face a daunting task—devise a recovery package that will help our ailing economy along with transforming a green future. All eyes are on this hopeful leader.… Continue

Added by Heather on April 29, 2009 at 9:31am — No Comments

Earth Promise “21 in 21″ Interview Series - Yoko Ono

Yoko Ono is an artist, singer, songwriter, musician, filmmaker and peace activist who lives and works in New York City.

In addition to the Imagine Peace website, you can also check out the following sites for more information on Yoko Ono - Twitter, Facebook Profile, Facebook Page, MySpace, You Tube, Vimeo, Flickr

Earth Promise: Why is EARTH HOUR so important to you and what do you want people to learn from it?

Yoko Ono: We are constantly creating… Continue

Added by Heather on April 15, 2009 at 9:15am — No Comments

Earth Promise “21 in 21″ Interview Series: Howard Waldman - Green Dean for the Ethical Culture Fieldston School

Howard Waldman - Green Dean for the Ethical Culture Fieldston School

Howard Waldman is the Green Dean for the Ethical Culture Fieldston School in Riverdale, New York. He works on sustainability issues at the school, both pertaining to the physical plant and curriculum development. In addition, he oversees work on the Middle School building’s green roof.

Earth Promise: What changes, or Earth Promises as we call them, have you made in your lifestyle to be more green? Changes… Continue

Added by Heather on April 13, 2009 at 10:43am — No Comments

Earth Promise “21 in 21″ Interview Series: Stefani Newman, eco-writer and Founder of teensygreen

Stefani Newman, eco-writer and Founder of teensygreen

Stefani is a daughter, wife, mom, sister, freelance copywriter, art teacher and green educator (for anyone who will listen)! A native New Yorker, Stefani started in July of 2007 while living in the beautiful country of Panama, where she lived by the Pacific Ocean for the first time. She now resides in South Florida with her wonderful husband and two beautiful, talented, curious, life-loving daughters, who help her… Continue

Added by Heather on April 10, 2009 at 7:04pm — No Comments

Earth Promise “21 in 21″ Interview Series: Leslie Drogin - Government Affairs Analyst

Leslie Drogin - Government Affairs Analyst at the law firm, K&L Gates, and former Senior Advisor for Policy and Legislative Affairs at the U.S. Department of Energy

Ms. Drogin is currently a Government Affairs Analyst in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. She focuses on energy policy. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Drogin worked as a Senior Advisor for Policy and Legislative Affairs at the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE).… Continue

Added by Heather on April 9, 2009 at 9:44am — No Comments

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