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Botanical Apartments in Phuket, Thailand

Source for the photo found here (Facebook, A room with a view Page) ๐Ÿ™‚

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Right from the diary of 14 year old Anne Frank, read by the ever so elegant, charming and wonderful Audrey Hepburn! ๐Ÿ™‚

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Seven of the world’s most extraordinary! ๐Ÿ™‚

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Hey all,

Here is a compact and comprehensive article on contemporary consumerism, long term effects, wastefulness and how to prevent it.

And, a video that raises awareness concerning the same issues!

Read, watch, act, then spread the word to the others! we are creating our world as we speak! ๐Ÿ˜‰

The Eco Steps Team

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Now that the holidays are imminently upon us and the preparations are going overboard, here are some great ideas to go “green”. Even just a little ๐Ÿ˜‰

Small changes can have a huge impact, especially if they are being made daily and over a longer period of time.

Don’t wait on the others! Be the first and make a trend! ๐Ÿ™‚ For example, you could make your own Christmas cards from old photos, magazines, other cards or, even better, send ecards.

More ideas here:

http://www.isfoundation.com/campaign/environment/how-be-green-even-during-busy-holidays

http://shoptobegreen.wordpress.com/2011/12/08/the-top-10-hottest-green-gifts-ideas-for-the-holidays/

Aaaannnnd….some super great ideas for a greenish gift wrapping!

http://simplemom.net/eco-friendly-and-green-gift-wrapping-ideas-for-this-holiday-season/

What are your fave green ideas for this holiday season?

The Eco Team

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From their transient states to their multifunctionality, trees are also beautifully depicted in art.

Here’s an interesting doc, made at the MET (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York), about the ways in which they are timelessly captured, as well as about all the significations they take in doing so.

Enjoy!

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And do it while you still have them!

John Muir was an American naturalist and conservationist leader who understood, even on the verge of the beginning ofย  the last century, the importance of conserving, protecting and using nature’s resources in a thoughtful and respectful way.

Respectful towards us, animals, trees and the entire ecosystem.

Then, giving nature’s back some untouched space to grow and get wild just as she chooses. National American Parks were thus imagined and established.

He was a pioneer in his own right that would further set the tone for our work, all of us who love our planet, our trees, flowers and fresh air and are striving, with little and grand gestures, to protect and conserve it.

More about him here.

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