| Oct 24, 2014
| 9:41 AM
Never let it be said that Mother Nature doesn't appreciate irony. A new study led by researchers at Occidental College and the University of California at Santa Barbara has found that the oil platforms dotting the California coast are fantastic for sea...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 4:29 PM
Never let it be said that Mother Nature doesn't appreciate irony. A new study led by researchers at Occidental College and UC Santa Barbara has found that the oil platforms dotting the California coast are fantastic for sea life.
In a 15-year study,...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 9:00 PM
You're so vain. I bet you think this selfie's about you. Don't you?
To selfie or not to selfie? That should be the question.
I once took a selfie. OK, more than once. But I only did it because "all the kids" were doing it. I also wore parachute...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 6:36 PM
For centuries, artists have incorporated the written word into their art. Robert Indiana, one of the original American Pop artists, made them the focus of his artistic career.
Today, Indiana's words are some of the most recognizable in the world. His...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 2:22 PM
As an advocate for natural living, I am excited about celebrating Earth Day with my children in April. Here’s a list of 5 simple ways you can teach your child to respect our planet on Earth Day and every day.
1. Show your child where their food...
| May 2, 2014
| 6:55 AM
Community was the theme at Everglades High School's inaugural Everglades Earth Day Festival, staged at Miramar Regional Park.
Partnering with the city, school officials designed the event to encourage residents to mingle while learning about ways to...
| May 27, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Here are some words that appeared in this column in November 1990: "The National Aquarium and its promoters are out to lunch. They don't have a clue. Their facility is better called the National Anachronism. The new Marine Mammal Pavilion, featuring...
| May 27, 2014
| 2:50 PM
A Yale report says American feel more personally threatened by "global warming" than by "climate change."
And no wonder.
"Global warming" makes Americans think of melting glaciers, coastal flooding, a hole in the ozone layer and worldwide catastrophe,...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 1:53 PM
Spring has finally sprung and Earth Day may be over but protecting our environment and preserving our land is an ongoing process. On Saturday, May 3 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Scenic Rivers Land Trust will be celebrating...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Another year, another Holocaust Day -- just as there's another Earth Day, Groundhog Day, Tax Day, Valentine's Day ... you name it. It had to happen to the Holocaust, too. It's become a Day.
It's a familiar transformation -- from the unique to the annual,...
| May 1, 2014
| 6:15 PM
Employees from a local office of Experian, an information services group, recently helped beautify the grounds of a Costa Mesa nonprofit. On April 22, workers from the firm's Costa Mesa office volunteered at Girls Inc. of Orange County. The Earth Day...