Walking into the school to look over a student’s shoulder seeing his study of “visible and invisible trade” catches me off guard in this remote school location. We have come to this region of Africa to visit the gorillas of the Bwindi Forest. Yet more engaging is a four-hour community walk with a local guide offering glimpses and surprises of Uganda’s rural life.
As we trek through the thick jungle of the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, our porters push and pull us up the steep incline in search of resident gorillas. We follow existing animal pathways and at times, bushwhack, chopping the way with machetes through the thick undergrowth. A little wet from perspiration and dampness, mud-splattered, we venture […]
Amazing what can happen if nature is left alone …. or, as in this case, nature is re-instated. This video shares how the interdependence of the natural world that surrounds us is so important to the survival of all.
This weekend was the premiere of the amazing documentary, Salmon Confidential. Please watch this film. I was shocked, angered, saddened and continue to be deeply concerned. To say the least, a moving film! Do you eat wild salmon? Farm salmon? How do you choose which? You should be concerned about the survival of wild salmon as a key species in the well-being of our environment.
The Salish Sea is the waters, islands and surrounding ecosystems of south-western British Columbia and north-western Washington. This includes Seattle, Vancouver, Victoria, the Southern Gulf Islands, San Juan Islands, Puget Sound, Strait of Juan de Fuca and Georgia Strait.
Steve Duck shares with us that there is a better way to make use of our discarded plastics. Check out this video of a remarkable Japanese invention that turns plastic, into oil!