A genuine summer recipe from our reader:
Often, readers of our website also help in editing, and also send their questions, ideas as well as favourite recipes. This is the case with the lavender syrup recipe, too. One of our attentive readers has noticed that this great summer cooling refreshment is not yet listed on the website. Although elderflower has already waned, we will not stay without fresh homemade syrup…
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An open secret in the grocery business is that vast amounts of perfectly fine produce is thrown away every day because it does not conform to strict visual guidelines, or in other words, is unsellable. It could be a pear that’s too small, an apple that got bruised, or an overripe banana.
In the series of Nature is Speaking, Reese Witherspoon is Home. All the videos of Conservation International’s series give us some insight into the impressive power of nature. This particular video conveys a message how we should take care of our home. Watch the inspirational film about Home and take action.
In the series of Nature is Speaking, Lee Pace is the Mountain. These videos give us a glimpse on the impressive power of nature, and moreover, they are inspirational and educational and wish to make us aware of the changes in nature all over the world. Watch the film about The Mountain and take action.
In West Virginia, USA mining companies are trying to reach a thin layer of coal under the Appalachian Mountains. In order to manage this difficult task, these companies use a process called “mountaintop removal,” which might sound innocent enough and like a rather impressive feat. However, in reality they just use huge amounts of explosives to blow up the mountain tops, which seems like cheating. Besides destroying mountain tops, they are also massacring the region’s biodiversity by killing hundreds and thousands of living beings and making the areas’ rivers toxic.
You might all recall that our ozone layer protects us (and basically all life on Earth) from harmful sun rays. Before 1979, the recorded concentration of the Ozone layer had not dipped below 220 Dobson Units, which is an acceptable value. However, ever since then, it has been dramatically thinning.
One of our partner organizations, Sanga from Czechia has launched the trailer of the educational movie we are making within the Simple Living, High Thinking project. The film is inspired by the main idea of the project and we sincerely hope it is going to be an inspiration for all who are interested in this lifestyle.