Tag Archives: plastics

My Pestalotiopsis Microspora

My Pestalotiopsis Microspora If you would have told me that a world drowning in plastic could be saved, I would have my doubts, but if you then told me it was a mushroom doing the saving, I would say you’d … Continue reading

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World Water Day

WORLD WATER DAY Today, March 22, is World Water Day. [photo by Stacey Lazos] Not to be a downer, but water statistics suck. By 2050 we will have more plastic in the ocean than fish which is going to be … Continue reading

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#WATWB – How to Reduce Your Plastic Footprint

#WATWB – How to Reduce Your Plastic Footprint I don’t really remember ever taking a walk along a beach that was littered with plastic.  It could be a case of being in the right place at the right time, or … Continue reading

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Plastic Free July

  Okay, so I know the month is halfway over, but even a plastic free day is a plus, eh?  Have a look at this guest post by my sister, environmentalist, educator extraordinaire, yoga instructor, dog rescuer, and now, advocate … Continue reading

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#WATWB – Summertime Summertime

Just for today, because it’s #WATWB day, I’m going to pretend my socially liberal, economically conservative, and environmental values are not imperiled now more than ever, that the Supreme Court is not about to swerve fervently to the right, that … Continue reading

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Make Every Day Earth Day

photo by Erin Lafferty One Less Bag When I was a kid, I spent a summer working in my parents’ deli in Sea Isle City, New Jersey.  I had various odd jobs, but my main job was running the cash … Continue reading

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