The Colibri Ecotourism award will be presented during the celebration of World Environment Day, June 5th. This award was started in Mexico back in 2001, making it one of the oldest and most important ecotourism awards. Read more about the Colibri Ecotourism award at the Planeta … [Read more...] about Colibri Ecotourism Award
Archives for May 2006
EarthToys environmental magazine has just published their June 2006 ezine. There's loads of good stuff in here, including a cool article on using vertical space in your yard to grow all kinds of plants. Vertical space is particularly useful if you have a small yard. If your space … [Read more...] about Using Vertical Space as Green Space
Seeds of Change is an organization that works to promote organic gardening. In addition to having a great selection of hard to find garden seeds, they also carry some tools like this super-sturdy trowel. You can feel good about purchasing your garden tools from this great … [Read more...] about Eco-Friendly Garden Tools and Seeds
This article from the UK's Sunday Mirror talks about a plan to run public buses on cow manure. They claim that it's cheaper than diesel and odor-free! And, as we all know, cows can produce a good amount of cow-patties! The left over cow patties will be used as compost. … [Read more...] about The U.K. Cow Pie Bus Program
Umbra Fisk is the Grist Mill's gardening advice guru. Check out this interesting letter from Umbra about compost from the Grist Mill environmental website. It deals specifically with what weeds can and can't go into the compost pile. Definitely some good tips about all kinds … [Read more...] about Great Organic Gardening Advice!