Lydia Millet is a popular short story writer recognized for creating unusual characters and dark humor along with exploring relationship between animals and humans. Her most recent novel “Pills and Starships” is an unusual story about environmental degradation of the earth which has reached epic proportions and its effect on remaining [...]
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Most people who try to live environmentally friendly lives, do so in the full knowledge that it’s not easy, nor is it always cheap. If it were, there wouldn’t be so many websites dedicated to giving tips on how to cook healthier, how and what to buy that’s ethically OK, how to save money and the environment at the same time. To live a [...]
Conservation International has partnered with a number of A-List celebrities, including Julia Roberts, Kevin Spacey, Harrison Ford, Edward Norton, Robert Redford, and Penélope Cruz, to create a video series that personifies elements of our planet to explain the environmental crises we are facing from the Earth’s perspective. As part of [...]
Ask yourself: When was the last time you used a phone box to make a call? Last week? Last month? Last year? 2 years? 3 years? Yeah, it’s been a while for me too. Still, I bet if you’ve ever visited London (or are planning to) that you still wouldn’t be able to help but swoon over the majestic symbol of the red phone [...]
James Cameron spoke to NBC News on the issue of climate change and how he uses his films to get people closer to the cause.
Anyone who lives in Toronto has seen their fair share of litter. Although it’s never as bad as it was during the summer of the garbage strike, it’s just a sad reality that a city this big is going to include some people who are too lazy to find a garbage or recycling can to get rid of their trash. To help curb the amount of [...]
Normally, I would say that defacing public property is a big no-no. But this prank has drawn the attention of even those “too cool for school” types (you know the type I’m talking about) to the dark side of SeaWorld. And that can’t be all bad, in my books. The well-known MTV reality television prankster, Steve-O, popular for his role on [...]
If you haven’t heard of Dr. Sylvia Earle’s Mission Blue campaign already, then you’re about to hear a lot about it over the next few days. Starting on the 15th of August, the new Netflix original documentary Mission Blue, produced by Fisher Stevens (The Cove) and Robert Nixon (Gorillas in the Mist), follows the famous [...]
We all know that books are great ways to entertain our children, but we also know that books are a great education resource too. Countless studies have told us that reading to our children, or encouraging them to read by themselves, stimulates imagines, expands vocabulary, develops higher I.Qs, improves attention spans and develops [...]