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Ocean Advocates

Pensacola, FL

“Why is it that scuba divers and surfers are some of the strongest advocates of ocean conservation?

Because they’ve spent time in and around the ocean , and they’ve personally seen the beauty, the fragility, and even the degradation of our planet’s blue heart.” – Sylvia Earle… 242 more words

Conservation

Happy World Wildlife Day!

I should have announced this earlier but, Today is World Wildlife Day,

“On 20 December 2013, the Sixty-eighth session of the United Nations General Assembly decided to proclaim 3 March, the day of the adoption of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), as World Wildlife Day. 170 more words

Random Inspiration/ Happy Things

Silver & Gold (for sale)

I’m presenting these two pieces as a pair. They are the same size, they share a common arrangement and are both made using our unique Kangaroo Island Narrow-leaved Mallee leaves. 164 more words

Art

Pi Day of the Century

The Pi Day of the century, 3.14/15 is only a little over a week away. For a time now Pi Day has been all about fun and of course pie, but with the way in recent years, science and even reality itself have come more and more under attack, I’m thinking maybe this year it’s time for Pi Day to emerge as something more than just fun. 688 more words

Issues

Rubbing Earth's Elbows

My Friends,

the sun rubs earth’s elbows
the moon caresses her back
the wind feathers the soil
the rain cleanses her wounds
the fire titillates new life… 64 more words

My Art & Writing

Water Conservation Slips During January

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – A new report shows water conservation slipped during an unusually dry January in California.

The State Water Resources Control Board reported Tuesday that urban water use declined 9 percent in January compared to the same month in 2013. 91 more words

News

Invention and International Diffusion of Water Conservation and Availability Technologies

OECD
http://bit.ly/18izNEA

This paper identifies over 50 000 patents filed worldwide in various water-related adaptation technologies between 1990 and 2010, distinguishing between those related to water availability (supply) and water conservation (demand) technologies. 107 more words

Energy And Climate