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Kauna Basketry Part 2

Here is a clip of how our beloved kauna reed is stored and sorted, before the weaving begins.

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Other Tried and True Strategies to Preserve Mother Earth: Outside Your Home

“We don’t inherit the Earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children” – Native American Proverb

It’s all well and good to have a modest home and practice sustainability within, but step outside and you’re faced with consumerism gone mad.

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Cutting Down on Food Waste

Contrary to popular belief, food in landfills does not decompose. Landfills are not designed to break down items. Their compact design, plastic liners and soil cover means that the trash is exposed to very little oxygen and moisture, which makes it very hard for items to decompose. 698 more words


Rio's filthy, polluted waters obstruct practice runs for Olympic sailors, as boats collide with trash, dead animals and more

Friday, July 22, 2016 by: Daniel Barker

(NaturalNews) Of the many challenges facing athletes in the upcoming Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics, perhaps none is more daunting than what is likely to be encountered by those competing in sailing and rowing events. 610 more words



Here is a clip of how our kaunaphaks (Kauna Reed Mats) are weaved.

Below is the process of making our kaunaphaks.

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"Island Green Week" Showcases Natural Beauty of Lake Erie’s Bass Islands: First-ever Island Green Week events August 6 - 13, 2016

July, 2016 — Put-in-Bay, South Bass Island, Ohio —  Island Green Week on Put-in-Bay and Middle Bass Islands August 6 – 13 will make you remember most about the islands as a kid – water, rocks, cliffs, caves, kayaking, meteor showers, moss, moonlit nights, beach bonfires, cozy camping, swimming, beach combing, cottaging with your family, ferry rides, overnight stays on the lake and nature. 484 more words


How to not geotag photos of threatened wildlife

Many people don’t realize that when you take a photo, our devices often automatically geotag the picture once taken. Also many of our apps will automatically save and post the locations of photos posted on social media. 199 more words