The Story of Stuff

Throughout this month’s special edition, all Web links to sites will help your class or organization live a more sustainable life. Our final free resource is a 20-minute animated story about, well, stuff. All the “stuff” we consume creates enormous waste. As long as we have trees to cut down, coal to mine, and oil […]

The Environment Affects Your Mental Health

Technology has made travel fashionable and profitable. And moving away from home is not only a rite of passage, it’s a status symbol. Clearly, we’ve become a transient society that bends its surroundings to fit its needs. We control our environment; it doesn’t control us. Or does it? “We like to think we’re cool, 21st-century […]

The Legend of St. Patrick

Surprise! St. Patrick was not Irish. The patron saint of the emerald isle was born in Scotland, the son of a wealthy Roman magistrate who oversaw the British colonies under the rule of the Roman Empire. When he was 14 years old, Patrick was abducted from his home by a band of Celtic raiders and […]