Time away from the daily grind helps to keep us sane and motivated, and nothing rejuvenates our inner batteries like the peaceful experience of being fully immersed in nature.
Unfortunately, for city dwellers in particular, that can be a difficult outlet to find. Granted, watching a squirrel bury nuts for the winter or a beetle making its way across the bark of a tree can be a calming experience, possible in a backyard or in the midst of a city park. But just as Thoreau removed himself completely to Walden Pond to truly surround himself within the natural world, there’s something to be said for getting away from civilization altogether….Read Full Article
Blue Planet Green Living asked environmental auditor and consultant Molly Long, president of A.W.E. Consulting, BPGL: “What are the five most important things we can do to save the planet?”
LONG: I think the right people doing the right jobs is number one, because it really does take that— the people with the knowledge doing the right thing….Read Full Article