What is Holism?

A holistic approach is the idea that a system should be seen as a whole entity rather than as a collection of individual parts. This idea has led to the concept of holism in human behavior, physical anthropology, and social…

The Life And Times Of Lynn Margulis

Lynn Margulis was one of biology’s most colorful and accomplished individuals. She was one of the earliest proponents of the Gaia hypothesis and a trailblazer in Molecular biology. She attend the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools when she turned 15…

The Life & Times of James Lovelock

We’ve got a whole section of our website content dedicated to James Lovelock and his Gaia Theory. So as you might expect we have huge respect for this British scientist. But who is James Lovelock, what exactly is he responsible…

The Life & Times of an Ecocentrist

The age of the ecocentrist is here. If we want economic growth and population growth it has to be sustainable. And that means considering the intrinsic value of everything, not just human interests. But what are ecocentric values and what…

An Ecotheology Primer

The word theology means “the study of God” (or, perhaps, “the study of religion”) and God’s relationship with people (often through Jesus Christ but not always). Thus, ecoetheology is the study of the relationship expressed between God and the natural…

What Would Happen If All Plants Died?

Fingers crossed that it will never happen but it’s a good question, “what happens if all the plants on Earth died?” Well, there are two major problems (see below) that this would cause in terms of the make-up of the…

Green Giving Guide To Sustainable Charity For 2022

We all know that climate change is the biggest threat to environmental health and the planet as we know it. Our natural resources are being consumed at a rapid rate and we must reduce greenhouse gas emissions if we want…

The Unpleasant Truth About Biodegradable Balloons

Yes, I loved balloons when I was a kid. They were a big part of every birthday party I attended in grade school. So when our kids came along we wanted their parties to be awesome too but latex balloons…