Bicycle

Perpetual source of recharge (the age.com.au)

Perpetual Source Of Recharge (cartoon)

Published on July 23rd, 2014 | by Sandy Dechert

Many thanks for this one to Michael Leunig, an astute observer of Australian society. We found his cartoon on Facebook, attributed to the age.com.au. The omniscient wiki tells us that Leunig is a fifth-generation Australian and a cartoonist, poet, and cultural commentator. ... Read More


Space

Happy 45th Anniversary: Humans Land On The Moon

Happy 45th Anniversary: Humans Land On The Moon

Published on July 20th, 2014 | by Sandy Dechert

PlanetSave would be remiss if we didn’t say something today to recognize that 45 years ago humans first set foot on another celestial body. Launched on an expendable multistage liquid-fueled Saturn V rocket on July 16th, 1969, Apollo 11 ... Read More


Activism

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Greenpeace to LEGO & Shell: Everything Is NOT Awesome

Published on July 8th, 2014 | by Derek Markham

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LEGO is awesome. Kids and adults have been using the iconic interlocking plastic building blocks to learn and create and entertain themselves for decades, and it’s hard to find anything not to like about LEGO. Except ... Read More


Animals

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British Columbia’s Latest Bear Smart Community

Published on July 8th, 2014 | by Roy L Hales

Originally Published in the ECOreport Naramata is British Columbia’s latest Bear Smart Community. Kamloops, Squamish, Lions Bay, Whistler and Port Alberni have previously been recognized and another 20 communities are actively pursuing this status. In order to achieve Bear ... Read More


Oil

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Pipelines: Two of BC’s Requirements

Published on July 8th, 2014 | by Roy L Hales

Originally Published in the ECOreport The Proposed Trans Mountain Pipeline, bringing diluted bitumen from Alberta to BC,  has just hit another snag. On July 4 British Columbia’s attorney filed a motion with the National Energy Board ... Read More


Green Cars

Fart In A Smart Car (photoon)

Published on July 6th, 2014 | by Sandy Dechert

Ahhhhh, yes. What happens when you fart in a smart car. No further comment. Posted on Facebook by Moonalice. Thanks, Moon! (Working on 25K likes here.)... Read More


Climate Change

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OCO-2 Set To Outfox Climate Change Denial

Published on July 3rd, 2014 | by Sandy Dechert

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OCO-2 is only a little thing, about 6 ft long, 3 ft in diameter, and less than half a ton in weight (NASA/JPL-Caltech, artist’s conception).  It will be harder to deny the existence of climate change ... Read More


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