8.3.11 – Water Footprint Calculator

Water, especially the availability of fresh drinking water, is becoming an increasingly important topic of discussion.  Environmental degradation and industrial usage remove large amounts of fresh drinking water.  Drought conditions, such as the one occurring in Somalia, threaten millions with starvation.  In the United States, huge dust storms are occurring in Arizona, and there are […]

Trees

6.8.11 – Trees With all the rain we have had, and now (finally) some sun, the landscape is bursting forth.  The landscape is incredibly green – I don’t think I have ever seen so many different shades.  The trees seem to have leafed out overnight.  Sadly, many of them were damaged in the winter storms, […]