Category Archives: Environment

Vote for Oil Independence

Oceana.org is proposing a plan to reduce oil consumption, and virtually eliminate off-shore drilling and oil imports from the Persian Gulf by 2035. They are one of three finalists for a $10,000 prize, to be awarded by SACE – Southern … Continue reading

Posted in Activism, bicycling, Environment, Green Living, suburban living | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

BP Burning Sea Turtles Alive

From The Raw Story: A rare and endangered species of sea turtle is being burned alive in BP’s controlled burns of the oil swirling around the Gulf of Mexico, and a boat captain tasked with saving them says the company … Continue reading

Posted in Activism, Environment | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Frankenforests

From the Associated Press, via Yahoo!: By MITCH STACY, Associated Press Writer Mitch Stacy, Associated Press Writer – Mon Jun 7, 5:40 am ET TAMPA, Fla. – The commercial paper industry’s plans to plant forests of genetically altered eucalyptus trees in seven Southern states … Continue reading

Posted in Environment, history, suburban living, weirdness | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Sea Turtles in Grave Danger from Oil Spill

For almost a month now, hundreds of thousands of gallons of oil continue to gush into the Gulf of Mexico each day.  The lives of sea turtles, tuna, sharks, dolphins, birds and other marine animals are being threatened by this … Continue reading

Posted in Activism, Environment, Green Living, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments