Island Resources Foundation

Photo Elsewhere on the Web Island Resources Foundation (IRF) – http://www.irf.org – was established in 1972 in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands as a Caribbean-based, small-island-focused, and environment-themed non-governmental organization that would focus on a single central premise: Islands are special places, their environments are unique and vulnerable, and the Foundation’s mission would be to …

Pembrokeshire Coast

Photo Pembrokeshire Coast National Park — pcnpa.org.uk — is Britain’s only truly coastal National Park. The bluestones of Stonehenge come from Pembrokehire (Preseli Mountains). The 186-mile-long Pembrokeshire Coast Path features the oldest rocks in the UK (Pre-Cambrian), long sandy beaches, rugged cliff tops, small hidden coves. Travel tip – there are quite a few good …

Mexico City’s Museo Nacional de Culturas Populares

Photo: TJ DeGroat, Museo Nacional de Culturas Populares Mexico City – The Museo Nacional de Culturas Populares (National Museum of Popular Cultures or MNCP), Avenida Hidalgo #289, corner with Allende, Colonia Del Carmen, Delegación Coyoacán, “fosters interest, respect and appreciation of its own cultural achievements among Mexican society, and promotes respect for the cultural pluralism …

Super Blood Wolf Moon

Photo: Martin Heigan, Super Blood Moon Super Blood Wolf Moon = Supermoon in the month of January Embedded Tweets Super Blood Wolf Moon?! 🐺🌑1st full moon in Jan while the moon is closest to Earth in orbit WHILE it's being eclipsed, so it appears red!Totality: 8:41pmPST/9:41pmMST tomorrow.Vegas: Party CloudySE CA & NW AZ: Mostly Cloudy#LunarEclipse …

Living Green Super Recycling Day

Photo Saturday, January 26 join us as we support 8 News NOW‘s Living Green Super Recycling Day 8am-2pm. Think of this as an annual pop-up, an amazing, environment-friendly, drive-through, community meetup. Accepted for free recycling is anything that takes batteries or that can be plugged in.  Kudos to the organizers for making happen year after …

Wild USA 2019 Shutdown

Buzzwords Curating the stories documenting the impact on US national parks during the 2019 Trump Shutdown. Headlines National parks cautiously brace for long weekend amid shutdown Joshua Tree National Park’s Signature Trees Are Among Shutdown Victims – NYT https://www.politico.com/states/florida/story/2019/01/14/shutdown-chokes-nonprofit-support-for-parks-and-wildlife-refuges-790067 https://www.denverpost.com/2019/01/14/rocky-mountain-national-park-shutdown-services https://www.texasmonthly.com/travel/texas-parks-historic-sites-government-shutdown/amp/ https://www.vox.com/the-goods/2019/1/14/18182650/government-shutdown-columbia-sportswear-rei-patagonia-north-face https://www.washingtonpost.com/amphtml/nation/2019/01/11/travesty-this-nation-people-are-destroying-joshua-trees-joshua-tree-national-park https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/424070-national-parks-taking-unprecedented-move-to-support-park-operations National parks are getting trashed amid the government shutdown – Vox …

Foamboard

Photo: 2010 Xochimilco Foamboard is a portable, inexpensive noticeboard. It’s an idea that can easily be copied. It has a frugal budget but works wonders in creating opportunities for timely conversations. It’s a great way to amplify local voices. Foamboard is a practical, economical and creative lo-fi heritage media. It’s part collage, part information board, …

Wild Nevada

Photo: Great Basin NP Wilderness / wildlife / biodiversity fans, here is your guide to Wild Nevada, the public lands and the people committed to educating ourselves and taking meaningful actions. We take a deep dive into the 27 state parks, national parks, national monuments, proposed wilderness areas and more. State Parks 3.5 million people …

Food Waste

Buzzwords Food Waste = Food waste is discarded food. Twitter @SelinaJuul Questions What do you do with food waste? = ¿Qué haces con el desperdicio de alimentos? UNEP: Think, Eat, Save Think, Eat, Save: UNEP, FAO and Partners Launch Global Campaign to Change Culture of Food Waste – UNEP Think, Eat, Save Translating: Think. Eat. …