Singapore has supertrees. “…As the metropolis continues to grow, urban planners are weaving nature throughout—and even into its heights. New developments must include plant life, in the form of green roofs, cascading vertical gardens, and verdant walls.”
Archives for November 2017
It’s that time of the year again — tomorrow, November 29th, is Giving Tuesday. If you haven’t already made your yearend donations, Giving Tuesday is a good time to do it. The organizations I support include:
I thought this video would be an appropriate reminder for the day after our Thanksgiving celebration. See life as we know it via the satellites orbiting our planet Earth.
Credits: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center
“Life. It’s the one thing that, so far, makes Earth unique among the thousands of other planets we’ve discovered. Since the fall of 1997, NASA satellites have continuously and globally observed all plant life at the surface of the land and ocean. During the week of Nov. 13-17, NASA shared (sic) stories and videos about how this view of life from space is furthering knowledge of our home planet and the search for life on other worlds.” (NASA)
Thanks for making me aware of this awesome video, Deborah Byrd of EarthSkyNews
Tomorrow is the holiday we call “Thanksgiving Day.” Even though the future seems a little dismal these days with all the uncertainty and undoing our federal government seems to be struggling with, there is still much to be thankful for in our personal lives. For me, the spectacular summer landscaping I was allowed to experience is something for which I’m very thankful. Another is the health and happiness of not only my husband and myself, but also family and friends. May this Thursday find you being thankful for many things as well, and looking forward to better things in the future.