Project raises $2.5M for national parks via Marin Independent Journal

Keith Eshelman, who grew up in Mill Valley, co-founded the company that turns merchandise sales into restoration funds for treasured U.S. landmarks. Marin roots: Project raises $2.5M for national parks — Marin Independent Journal Visitors stroll through redwoods at Muir Woods National Monument on Monday, Nov. 25, 2019. (Alan Dep/Marin Independent Journal)Parks Project shirts hang atContinue reading “Project raises $2.5M for national parks via Marin Independent Journal”

RE: Business plans for Today’s Workforce

I analyzed what 250 working participants do for a living. Here are the results: The breakdown per job type and industry. Business plans that work: via Joseph Mavericks Aaron Vankampen is a 25-year old TikTok star who knocks on mansion doors and asks their owners what they do for a living. He also recompiles his shortContinue reading “RE: Business plans for Today’s Workforce”

Four Engaging Structures That Work in Hybrid A/B Learning Classrooms via CCIRA Professional Development Blog

By A.J. Juliani This summer as many schools went from going back to school in-person, to virtual, to some mix in-between a lot of teachers were faced with a new reality: Teaching kids in your classroom at school and at home…at the same time. This Hybrid A/B Model of schooling (also goes by many other […]Continue reading “Four Engaging Structures That Work in Hybrid A/B Learning Classrooms via CCIRA Professional Development Blog”

Earth just had its second-warmest December-February on record

Originally posted on The Extinction Chronicles: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2020/03/13/climate-change-earth-had-second-warmest-winter-record/5043841002/ Doyle Rice USA TODAY AD 0:13 SKIP Only the El-Niño-fueled winter of 2015-16 was warmer. Some of the most extreme warmth was in Russia, which smashed its record for warmest winter. Thanks to human-caused global warming, “this period is now the warmest in the history of modern civilization.… viaContinue reading “Earth just had its second-warmest December-February on record”

Protecting the Environment and Preserving Trees by Scaling back on Liberal Arts University Programs

For the first time in 185 years, there will be no fall semester at Green Mountain College in western Vermont. The school fell victim to trends in higher education that could soon impact hundreds of other schools. One expert predicts that 25% of colleges will fail in the next 20 years. In an effort toContinue reading “Protecting the Environment and Preserving Trees by Scaling back on Liberal Arts University Programs”

Himalayan glaciers are losing 1.5 feet of Ice per Year: Study via Social News XYZ

New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Himalayan glaciers across India, China, Nepal and Bhutan have been losing the equivalent of more than a vertical foot and half of ice each year since 2000, a new comprehensive international study said on Wednesday. The analysis, spanning 40 years of satellite observations, indicates that melting of the Himalayan glaciers causedContinue reading “Himalayan glaciers are losing 1.5 feet of Ice per Year: Study via Social News XYZ”

The Negative Effects of a gradually changing environment become normalized, so that corrective measures are never adopted

Scientists found that frogs DO jump out of the water as it gets hot. They are smarter than we are. If you put one in boiling water it will hop out, but if you gradually increase the temperature of the water it will let itself be boiled. It’s meant to warn us about slowly developingContinue reading “The Negative Effects of a gradually changing environment become normalized, so that corrective measures are never adopted”

The Future of Water

Where will water come from? Earlier this month the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released their landmark report on Global Warming of 1.5°C which warned the world has just 12 years to limit global warming in order to avoid extreme heat, drought, floods and poverty. So now feels like as good a time as ever toContinue reading “The Future of Water”

Contaminated Property Investors

Brownfield Redevelopment Property Investments Winefield & Associates, Inc. (W&A) finds contaminated brownfield properties to acquire and redevelop on the West Coast with an emphasis on Southern California commercial and industrial locations. Most of the properties we source are in premium infill areas and have clean values ranging from $2 million to $20 million. After W&A conducts thoroughContinue reading “Contaminated Property Investors”

Applying Human-Centered Circular Principles to Tax shifts and currencies to better design our societies.

Building equitable circular societies: “The best way to design a circular world is to consider that waste should not have existed in the first place.” This article is published in The Beam #6 —  We have a dream: Our world appears more chaotic than ever, yet from chaos come the best innovations. Three such innovative concepts were bornContinue reading “Applying Human-Centered Circular Principles to Tax shifts and currencies to better design our societies.”

How long does it take for plastic to decompose? — One Change Now

Different materials naturally take different amounts of time to decompose and the decomposition process does vary. Some materials we can use to our on benefit such as composting as featured in my blog, 5 ways to live greener. Other materials take years to decompose and have a hugely negative impact on our environment if theyContinue reading “How long does it take for plastic to decompose? — One Change Now”

10 Reasons You Should Smile More Often…

Originally posted on seagirll:
Mother Teresa once said “We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.” We have been smiling all our lives. And to some degree, we already possess the inherent knowledge that smiling not only feels good but it actually does good too. Yet many of us shy…

Univ. of Utah study finds increased temperatures reduce toxin tolerance of some animals

Add this to the growing list of environmental complications due to global warming. U Study Finds That Increased Temperatures Reduce Toxin Tolerance of Some Animals BEAU HART on January 20, 2016 at 6:00 am Research conducted by U Ph.D. student Patrice Kurnath finds that at warmer temperatures the toxin tolerance of certain mammals is reducedContinue reading “Univ. of Utah study finds increased temperatures reduce toxin tolerance of some animals”

Should you Drop out of School?

Everything You Won’t Learn in College About How to Be Successful” by Michael Ellsberg =================================== “The Education of Millionaires: Everything You Won’t Learn in College About How to Be Successful” by Michael Ellsberg =================================== Julien Blanc’s Social Media: F A C E B O O K: http://www.Facebook.com/JulienBlancOf… T W I T T E R: http://www.Twitter.com/JulienHimselfContinue reading “Should you Drop out of School?”