This is the second part of a series on how the average person can do about global climate change.We’ve been hearing on television news reports and in the papers about what governments are doing to help deal with global warming. These are large national and multi-national projects that address the problem on a very broad scale. But, what can the average person do to help? Continue reading
Monthly Archives: October 2007
The average man’s ways to fight global warming – part 1
This is first article in a series about what the average person can do about global climate change.We’ve been hearing on television news reports and in the papers about what governments are doing to help deal with global warming. These are large national and multi-national projects that address the problem on a very broad scale. But, what can the average person do to help? Continue reading
Wars Over Fish
In an era of terrorist attacks it sounds ridiculous to fight over fish but itâ€™s a war that has been going on for centuries all over the globe and it has only intensified in the last 100 years. Whether itâ€™s one country against another, native people vs. settlers, tribe against tribe or commercial vs. recreational, wars have been and are still being fought over fish. Iâ€™ve made a list of just a few examples of some large and small conflicts fought over, or because, of fish. Continue reading
If we could only tax politicians’ gas
New Zealand has put a tax on sheep and cattle because they emit greenhouse gases.Norway has a 100% tax on automobiles.
Where has all the water gone?
Water, fresh potable water, is something that we all take for granted in our everyday lives. We drink it, bathe in it, use it in our industries and yes, even fish in it. With the United Statesâ€™ population continuing to grow we are faced with an ever-increasing demand for water. Continue reading
The end of the beginning (site update)
The wirelesshobo and I worked until the early morning hours last night on this site.We finished it off this morning with a few color changes. The masthead photo is a NASA shot of the northern Gulf of Mexico.In the future it will beÂ rotated using Flash with other very nice satellite pictures.Let usÂ know what you think about the site.
Let the site changes begin
The longÂ overdue facelift of the site has begunÂ – new colors, theme and masthead photo(s) to begin with.Â It will take about a week for the wirelesshobo andÂ your’s truly to get it where it feels right. So, just hang in there.
Think Global – Act Local
The Monarchs are marching
Have you ever been driving along in your car along the beach road in the late fall and seen what looks like a miniature footballÂ fan flying through the air and about to hit your windshield? Relax, itâ€™s not a crazedÂ fan that has had too much cheer and fallen off the bus but rather a monarch butterfly heading south for the winter. No, they are not from Michigan. Continue reading