You may or may not have heard about this case. Steve Marsh is a Western Australian farmer who lost his organic certification when his neighbour planted genetically modified canola (Monsanto). The seeds blew from the neighbours farm onto Steve’s property and contaminated his farm. Continue reading
My pumpkin crop has not quite eventuated as I dreamed back in November and December when I first started chucking seeds in anywhere there was space. I blame the weather. Continue reading
I believe our society has its priorities wrong. Yep. A nice big bold statement with which to open. It’s something I’ve been trying to grapple with and understand for some time. I’ve had thoughts about some aspects of it for some time, others have come to me as I’ve written this post. But the one word that I believe I can use to describe western society is “outsource”. Continue reading
I love reading about or watching things about WWII but not the war itself, more about the soldiers fighting on the home front. Dig for Victory! Mend and Make Do! Sentiments we would be well worth adapting these days.
Here’s a wonderful article from Mother Earth News that’s worth a read.
Imagine, throwing things out like we do these days, we would all be branded traitors!
I have NEVER Continue reading
Originally posted on Damn the Matrix:
Satellite images often provide crucial information when major storms such as Super Typhoon Haiyan form. But both extreme events and our day-to-day weather are part of a much larger climate system. Now EUMETSAT, the European Union’s satellite agency, has taken that long view and used satellite images to construct an entire year in weather on our planet in high definition.
The new visualization uses data gathered in 2013 from European, Japanese, and American satellites and overlays it on NASA’s Blue Marble images. This is the first time EUMETSAT has put together this type of visualization.
The last week has been one of the most intense in a long time. It’s been a week of sadness, of joy, learning and sharing and most importantly, a week of family. Continue reading