When you close your eyes and think of some creature in nature that embodies ‘strength’, what do you see? I see a solitary oak tree, towering and ancient with countless gnarled branches, in the middle of a soft green meadow.
A message of Optimism on World Oceans Day
Today is World Oceans Day—a day to recognize the life-giving resources the ocean provides, and a day for all ocean-related organizations to create a united front on social media to bring attention to ocean issues. In my last post, I discussed my capricious relationship with social media and its ability to both connect us with … Continue reading A message of Optimism on World Oceans Day
In a world of disasters, how do we cultivate hope?
My home state of California has been hit with two disasters in one week--a raw sewage spill in Monterey Bay, and the more devastating crude oil spill off the Santa Barbara coastline. These two spills are only the latest examples of the thousands of human-caused disasters that plague our shorelines every year (not counting all … Continue reading In a world of disasters, how do we cultivate hope?