Life on the Move

Thursdays, October 18 and November 1, 2018 at the La Brea Tar Pits Museum All plants and animals, including humans, move during their lifetimes, but some take truly harrowing or magnificent journeys to new lands and habitats. This Fall, the La Brea Tar Pits and Museum joins the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability […]

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Versova Beach, Mumbai

It’s nice to hear good news and feel like there is hope! Look what one man started, and finished 21 months later with many, many volunteers. It is reported that for the first time in decades sea turtles are hatching on the beach! May 22, 2017 New Delhi CNN article by Medhavi Arora New Delhi […]

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ocean clean up vessel

September 7, 2018 FAST Company article by Adele Peters A new test in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch will show if the Ocean Cleanup system, designed by young inventor Boyan Slat, really works. On September 8, a ship towing a 2,000-foot-long floating tube will leave a shipyard in Alameda, California, and slowly move under the […]

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DIY video to make beeswax food wraps

Stop using plastic wrap for your food. You can buy wax food wrap, but did you know you can make it yourself?  Here’s one of the many YouTube videos we found that shows you how!

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furoshiki how to


When wrapping presents, use Japanese furoshiki instead of wrapping paper. Furoshiki is the art is using cloth to wrap gifts. You can re-use the cloth over multiple times. This video shows basic technique for boxes. There are many more instructional videos available for a wider range of shapes.

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Plastic Free

Plastic is ubiquitous. This book is a practical guide to kicking your plastic addiction. Available on Amazon in Hardcover, Paperback and Kindle from $5 – $17.

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straws pollution

September 21, 2018 EATER by Whitney Filloon Come 2019, California diners who want a plastic straw for their beverage will have to specifically ask for one. On Thursday, a bill banning full-service restaurants from automatically giving customers plastic straws was signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown. “Plastic has helped advance innovation in our society, […]

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