ecology

Build a Backyard Bee Hotel

Ideas and instructions for building a 5-star bee hotel for solitary bees

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Public Lab Puts Eco Justice in the Hands of Citizen Scientists

A network of DIY environmentalists is helping monitor oil cleanups and busting polluters.

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French 16th Century Castle Hosts Eco-Hacking Makeathon

The POC21 conference filled a french castle with eco-Makers ready to make the world a better place.

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How to Make a Safe Watering Hole for Bees

It’s spring and that means it’s time for nature’s critical pollinators to get busy. As you undoubtedly know, bee populations are in trouble and can use any kind of help they can get. Bees work hard this time of year and need available sources of water to rehydrate. They get this water from places like […]

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The sea glass of summer

Packing up for the beach today (yay!), I saw this link on Dinosaurs and Robots to Kevin Kelly’s blog, to a piece about sea glass (which we used to call “beach glass”). Kevin writes: A name yields knowledge. When I got home looked up sea glass. Aha!  There are books. There are collectors. There’s a […]

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