The planet doesn’t seem to be a priority for Quebec

After a scorching summer, it is said that the environment is the most important issue. The problem is clearly worsening at an accelerating rate, so why did people place the "Coalition avenir Québec" in power for whom, whatever their name may say, the future of the planet does not seem to be a priority. I... Continue Reading →

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Wild animals are fascinating

Wild animals are fascinating. Here are a few interesting facts that you may not be aware of: Inbreeding tigers to make them white has left the animals with serious health problems. Baby elephants suck on their trunk the same way kids suck on their thumbs. It comforts them. Adult elephants can die of a broken... Continue Reading →

Why are recycling center catching fire?

Many batteries contain heavy metals like lead and mercury that can easily contaminate our drinking water if left to deteriorate in a landfill. This is why we can't throw batteries in the trash. This is why many think it's better to throw old batteries in the recycling bin. Unfortunately, that isn't right either. Did you... Continue Reading →

Actions speak louder than words

At this point, I don't know if we stand a chance at fighting climate change and saving our planet, but I sure won't stop trying and pushing for it. If a government claims to be an ecologist, it can not encourage the oil companies to develop to infinity, yet that seems to be the case... Continue Reading →

Bidhya Devi Bhandari, President

Today marks Bidhya Devi Bhandari's birthday (June 29, 1961). I chose to write a blog about her because I think it's important that we know about women who have made a difference in the world. In 2015, Bidhya Devi Bhandari became the 1st woman President of Nepal. She has over 30 years of experience in... Continue Reading →

Campfire

If you live in the city, it's easy to go years without your feet don’t touching earth’s soil anymore. Especially with all of the warnings about lime disease out there. I've always needed time outside, in nature, touching the earth, swimming in lakes, passing time around a campfire. Whenever I pass too much time in... Continue Reading →

World Oceans Day

June 8th is World Oceans Day. When my daughter was little we purchased a turtle. It was the only pet we were allowed to have in the apartment building we were living in at the time. She has been fascinated with turtles ever since. One thing that we have learned is that sea turtles are... Continue Reading →

Cleanliness is a collective responsibility.

Summer weather is finally here. It's time to enjoy the outdoors and the beautiful warm weather. It's also time to remember that cleanliness is a collective responsibility. Everyone must do their part. If you are planning a party in a public park, bring garbage bags with you.  Once the party is done, you pick up... Continue Reading →

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