|Vital Communities works to engage citizens in community life and to foster the long-term balance of cultural, environmental and social well-being in the greater Connecticut River Valley region.|
Looking for a tool to replace that fossil fuel guzzling roto-tiller or back-breaking garden fork? Check out the Vashon Broadfork. The folks at Meadow Creatures donated one to the Sustainability Project for it’s edible forest gardening project. Ask for a test drive when you visit us at the Emerson Brook Forest Center..
|Story Of Stuff: “The Story of Stuff”. They have an excellent 20 minute expose of our consumer economy. Very entertaining.|
|World-wide grass roots campaign to reduce carbon|
Become part of a World-wide grass roots campaign to reduce carbon in the atmosphere to 350 parts per million. 350 is the number leading scientists say is the safe upper limit for carbon dioxide–measured in “Parts Per Million” in our atmosphere. 350 PPM is the number humanity needs to get back to as soon as possible to avoid runaway climate change.-the level that scientists say would stabilize the global climate.
|Inmate support: This 10 minute video addresses the situation of young people serving life sentences in prison.|
|The Cost of War: A 2 minute American Friends Service Committee clip portrays the dollar cost per day of the Iraq war and how this money could be better used.|
|Understanding of the human mind|
My Stroke of Insight: A stroke can shatter a life by Jill Bolte-Taylor. Jill used her stroke to advance science and to gain an enlightened understanding of the human mind. This 18 minute video is amazing.