Category Archives: oceans

A Simple Idea to Improve Water

It’s raining where I live. Do you ever wonder where all that rainwater goes? Our earth naturally manages rainwater, drainage, and wetlands, and it is able to naturally purify and clean our water. Unfortunately, we created an impossible situation with our … Continue reading

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Everything Is Connected

This morning while walking around the lake by my house, I was sad to see plastic bottles bobbing around in the lake. The amazing thing is that those plastic bottles from a lake in land-locked Minnesota could end up in … Continue reading

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Learn From The Past

I know people get tired of my harping on plastic, but plastic is a serious world problem. According to the Plastic Pollution Coalition the average shopper uses 500 plastic bags a year, and that is just bags, not all the … Continue reading

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The Arctic and Whales Collecting Our Plastic

This shouldn’t surprise me, but I am upset to read about the plastic trash in the Arctic Ocean.   Plastic trash is now so ubiquitous that researchers have found hundreds of tons of it floating in the Arctic Ocean.  Read the … Continue reading

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I am Hopeful

This is a collection of hopeful stories I have read the past week. I love the hopeful stories of this past week. These are stories that give an exciting projection of what the world is going to be like in … Continue reading

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The Horrifying Impact of Plastic Pollution

This is the third blog this week I have done on plastic. If this doesn’t cause you to reduce plastic use, nothing will.  Plastic is harmful to wildlife, but it is also ending up in our food. Make reduction of plastic-use a daily … Continue reading

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Good Ideas to Reduce Plastic

This is an excellent blog on reducing plastic from http://www.ecomena.org. It is so simple! Ecomena’s top ways to reduce plastic are: 1. Bring your own shopping bags 2. Buy bulk and refill your own containers 3. Don’t purchase bottled water … Continue reading

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