Sustainable Living

Sustainable living is a lifestyle that attempts to reduce an individual's or society's use of the Earth's natural resource and his/her own resources.

Did Avatar Motivate You to Be More Sustainable?

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Fri, 2018-04-20 10:47
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Tue, 2011-08-30 17:38

Have you seen Avatar? Great movie, right? What did you like about it? For me, it was the sense of wonder at the world of Pandora, which seemed more real than really watching in 3D. How would it be if we could link into horses and birds to ride and fly in unison with them? Wouldn't it be neat if the world lit up at night around us?  Read more: Did Avatar Motivate You to Be More Sustainable? »

Earth-Friendly Stories Get Children into Going Green

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Thu, 2015-07-16 11:02

Green is more than a color these days.

Three terrific new books can help youngsters understand and embrace concepts contained within the new meaning of “green.”

“The Adventures of a Plastic Bottle: A Story About Recycling“ by Alison Inches is part of a series called “Little Green Books.” With lively illustrations by Pete Whitehead, it’s told in diary form from the point of view of a personable crude-oil blob, turned bottle, turned fleece sweatshirt for an astronaut, the little book is packed with information.   Read more: Earth-Friendly Stories Get Children into Going Green »

An Environmental Look Back on New York

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Fri, 2018-04-20 10:41

Did you know that Hoboken was originally an Island separated from the NJ mainland? Did you know that the first European settlers in the NY area had trouble landing their ships in Manhattan because there were too many whales in the Hudson River?  Read more: An Environmental Look Back on New York »