Author: Stephanie Evans

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Blue Living Ideas: Back in 2011!

Welcome (back) to Blue Living Ideas! Things have changed around here, and we’ve moved to a new home, joining the Important Media network of sites as of late 2010. Because Important Media is a decentralized network of editorial contributors supported by a centralized infrastructure, it may be a while before we get things going again […]

December 30th

Fabien Cousteau: Continuing a Legacy of Ocean Adventure and Activism

Host Sean Daily talks with Fabien Cousteau, grandson of world famed explorer Jacques-Yves Cousteau, about his efforts to preserve our oceans for future generations. The discussion covers rising sea levels, seas of floating plastic garbage, ocean pollution and disappearing marine life species and the resultant effects on the ecosystem and his new initiative Plant a […]

November 12th

GTR: Bringing Safe Drinking Water to Developing Nations with LifeStraw

GreenTalk Radio’s Sean Daily talks to Peter Cleary, Director of Communications of Vestergaard Frandsen, about LifeStraw, a water purifier that helps to get access to safe drinking water at home and outside in regions where water is an issue. LifeStraw is made by Vestergaard Frandsen. an international company specializing in complex emergency response and disease […]

August 25th

Water-Saving Garden Irrigation

Watering your garden effectively is all about knowing its needs. Over-watering is as harmful for plants as providing too little water. Although on average plants need one inch of water per week, there is a great deal of variation depending on the specific plant, climate, soil, and a host of other factors. Luckily there are […]

August 1st

Illegal Marijuana Cultivation Pollutes Our Forests and Creeks

For some reason, there seems to be a correlation between environmentalists and the legalization of marijuana, although Obama will not likely make it happen. Perhaps one reason for this correlation is the potential negative effect on our forests from illegal cultivation. From diesel spills to chemical fertilizers, the illegal cultivation of marijuana is polluting our […]

July 1st

Indoor and Outdoor Water Saving Tips

With growing populations causing a continual rise in water demands, using less water and using it wisely has never been more important. The water issue is local as well as global; by implementing a few simple practices you can significantly reduce your water consumption and help to conserve one of your most precious natural resources.

May 24th

Eric Corey: We're Running Out of Water

In a video posted by the green communications group The Good Mix, San Francisco-based green architect Eric Corey Freed discusses the potential ramifications of water shortages in California and elsewhere, and the various options and building code issues related to specific water conservation techniques available to homeowners.

February 18th