Conservation

Our Earth: A Gem In the Universe

life Earth water sky 200x200

As I think of our earth, I’m awestruck. Nothing man made compares with natures beauty. Lately I have been reading and teaching about astronomy. The more I learn about our existence, our universe and beyond, the more wonder I feel. We are part of something amazing. We do not have all the answers about our…

The Environmental Movement’s Greatest Success Story: Ozone Layer Begins to Heal

Ozone-scientificwizard 200

“This is a very positive story,” said Dr. David Fahey, Director of the Chemical Sciences Division at the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Earth System Research Laboratory, and a co-chair of the Scientific Assessment Panel of the Montreal Protocol. “The whole world has participated in the control of ozone-depleting substances. All the behind the…

Bats and Wind Turbines

Noctule-320

Author: Mary Bates  – In laudable efforts to counter climate change, many countries around the world are turning to renewable energy sources, such as wind. Wind energy is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world, with wind turbines being installed in large numbers across the globe. Yet these efforts may come at a great cost…