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Help the World

This section highlights issues that need to be resolved and projects that need help.

Aldo Leopold - Land as Commodity or Community?
Excerpt from "Sand County Almanac"
“Conservation is getting nowhere because it is incompatible with our Abrahamic concept of land. We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect. more
Sleeping Bag Coat Invented by Veronika Scott
Veronika Scott states on her website Empowerment Plan that the mission of her company is "to educate, employ and empower homeless individuals to create a better life for themselves and their families while producing a humanitarian product for those in need." more
Six Ways Mushrooms Can Save the World
~ Ted Talk by author and scientist Paul Stamets ~
Paul Stamets is a scientist, an inventor, and the author of Mycelium Running: How Mushrooms Can Save the World, as well as other books. more
Winter Plant Musings
~ This first appeared in Ms. Bluth's newsletter "A Spoonful of Legend" ~
It is late February. Blanketed with snow in New England, it’s hard to remember sometimes those plant roots underneath in the depth, waiting. I love to think of them – their energy pulled in, gathering. Soon. And in the meantime, the night sky often reveals such clear, bright stars it takes my breath away. more
Help the Philippines Recover from Typhoon Rammasun
We want to help raise awareness about Typhoon Rammasun's disastrous effect in the Philippines. more
Solar Freakin' Roadways Solar Freakin' Roadways
What a time we’re living in! One of the latest amazing developments for the sake of humanity is the innovation of SOLAR ROADWAYS, created by Scott and Julie Brusaw. more
Wonderbag Wonderbag Cooks Food and Serves Humanity
Some of the biggest challenges for people in Third World countries have to do with food preparation. Gathering water and firewood for cooking are two of the most time consuming, and often dangerous jobs, for women and children. more
Abraham and Tad Lincoln Abraham Lincoln's Manful Role As a Father
Maligned by his father, he struggled to compensate with his own three sons.
Abraham Lincoln's life has been revisited in newspapers, books, and TV documentaries during this year's [2009] bicentennial anniversary of his birth. Interestingly, little attention has been paid to Lincoln as a parent. more
Wello Water Wheel and Hippo Water Roller Project Serve People and Save Time
Two Great Ideas!
One of the greatest hardships for people in developing countries is obtaining clean water for basic needs such as drinking, cooking and washing. more
Saving the Planet One Glass Water Bottle at a Time
We started looking for alternatives to plastic water bottles. My wife and daughter drank water out of glass mason jars. I didn’t like them. We tried metal bottles. I thought they tasted like metal. Yuck. We bought glass bottles filled with green tea and other things, but I became frustrated because I discovered that the lined, plastic bottle caps started to smell raunchy, even if I boiled them and washed them. Perhaps my nose and palate were too delicate, but I abhorred the bacteria laden smell of old water bottles. The bottle caps seemed to be an insurmountable problem. more
“The Epiphany of Zebediah Clump”
Watch our first film right here.
Feel good about life and feed your soul some vittles...
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