The Anthropocene Mass Extinction


THE SIXTH MASS EXTINCTION EVENT The Earth has had five previous mass extinctions events, and we are now in number six. The current crisis is called the Anthropocene Extinction, meaning that it is caused by human activity. Much has been published recently about global climate change. But there is a much bigger picture to seeContinue reading “The Anthropocene Mass Extinction”

Eco-Touring in Costa Rica


Eco-Touring Costa Rica Costa Rica is a dream vacation for any eco-tourist.  This is a great place to connect with nature.  You will see the natural world in all of its glory from the volcanoes to the rain forest canopy to the seashores.  The tropical forests are lush and teeming with wildlife. Travelling around MyContinue reading “Eco-Touring in Costa Rica”

Clean Water – The #1 Global Public Health Issue


Clean water is the most serious public health issue in the world. Nearly one billion people in the world do not have access to safe drinking water. A child dies every 15 seconds from a lack of clean water. Two people every second die from contaminated water, poor sanitation and poor hygiene.  Clean water isContinue reading “Clean Water – The #1 Global Public Health Issue”

Plant Based Whole Foods Diet


According to notable doctors, Caldwell Esselstyn, T. Colin Campbell, Mark Hyman, and Santa Rosa’s own John McDougall: If everyone embraced a plant based whole foods diet: The cost of medical care would fall by 70%.  Life expectancy would increase dramatically. Cardiovascular disease would utterly disappear. Obesity and type 2 diabetes would become a rarity. CancerContinue reading “Plant Based Whole Foods Diet”

Let’s End Polio


Poliomyelitis In 1980 the world saw the eradication of smallpox, a disease that had killed 500 million people.  As of today polio is nearly extinguished across the whole planet.  The World Health Organization has been the lead player in this eradication.  Other groups included in the eradication efforts include UNICEF and Rotary International.  To dateContinue reading “Let’s End Polio”

Global Warming and the Slippery Slope


When it comes to global warming, are we already too late?  It is clear that global warming is not only real, but is accelerating.  As the polar ice caps melt the earth loses some of its reflectivity.  Blue oceans and brown rocks will absorb far more heat than the reflective ice caps.  But even moreContinue reading “Global Warming and the Slippery Slope”