PLANET & CO.
Just like you, I am a LIVING entity.
Just like you, I BREATHE.
Just like you, I AM.
- PLANET EARTH
WHAT IS PLANET EARTH?
A COLOURFUL & THINKING PIECE OF ART
Earth is the third planet from the Sun, and the only astronomical object known to harbour life. According to radiometric dating and other sources of evidence, Earth formed over 4.5 billion years ago. Earth doesn't need us to be, but WE need her in order to exist.
Some Facts about Earth:
1. More than 70% of the Earth’s surface is covered in water
2. Over 70% of our planet's oxygen is produced by the oceans
3. Only about 5% of the oceans have been explored
4. Earth doesn’t take 24 hours to rotate on its Axis, but 23h 56 mins 4"
5. Earth is beautiful.
HER IDENTITY CARD
THE OLDEST CITIZEN THAT EVER EXISTED
Age: 4.54 ± 0.05 billion years
Distance from Sun: 149,6 million kms
Population: 7,7 milliards
Life expectancy: not sure anymore
A bit about myself: I am a living organism, just like you. And just like you, I need oxygen to breathe, clean waters to live in and enough of my natural resources to survive. I am alive, just like you. And I am no trash. ThankYou. Xoxo
WATCH, READ, BROWSE
WakeUp has selected for you some amazing & inspiring documentaries that showcase beautifully our wonderful planet and/or that brings to light creative & effective ways to take better care of her.
Ellen meditated under trees for years, until she realised that they were talking to her and sharing with her ancestral wisdom...
"This book will rock your world. Surprising, humbling, and filled with delight, this book shows us that animals think, feel and know in much the same way as we do, and that their lives are, to them, as precious as ours are to us."
This timely new book, offers fresh thinking and forward-looking solutions from environmental thought leaders across the political spectrum.
The result of a five-year airborne odyssey across five continents and 60 countries, Earth from Above is the most revealing and spectacular portrait of our world ever created.
Presents aerial photographs of various scenes from around the world including fishermen in Morrocco, a farm on the island of Crete, and a mangrove forest in New Caledonia.
The world’s leading expert on reversing soil desertification shows how ecology can flourish only when spiritual elements are present.
The current crisis clearly demonstrates that our model of society has reached its limits. The time has come to recognize that our affluent societies have more than enough to meet their essential material needs—provided it is done fairly.
If you wish to better understand our ecosystem or dive deeper into the principles of Permaculture for instance, here is a selection of books that can assist you in the process.
The closer you look, the more you will see that all that is around you is also inside of you. As we hurt the Planet, so do we hurt ourselves. As we show love to the planet, so de we show love to ourselves.
This is a popular blog site for all the news you need to know on climate and the environment. Grist packs in its site a large number of environmental articles from different authors and research information with an emphasis on finding solutions for the problems the environment faces. As stated in their about page: “We are an independent, irreverent news outlet and network of innovators working toward a planet that doesn’t burn and a future that doesn’t suck. Our mantra these days: Don’t freak out. Figure it out.“
TreeHugger is the leading media outlet dedicated to driving sustainability mainstream. This is a blog striving to be a one stop shop for all news about environmental sustainability issues. With articles on different topics ranging from the best building construction materials to ensure sustainability, pollution concerns, to slideshows on endangered rabbit species, it is surely working to achieves its purpose.
This blog caters for those who are looking for succinct and scientifically oriented articles written by an expert in environmental science. It offers countless topics with regards to environmental conservation and adopting an eco-friendly lifestyle. The blog primarily focuses on discussing how greener tomorrow can be achieved through the little things that are often disregarded by explaining just how the state of earth should look like.
Inhabitat.com is a weblog devoted to the future of design, tracking the innovations in technology, practices and materials that are pushing architecture and home design towards a smarter and more sustainable future. It covers mainly life aspects that have to do with the individual lifestyle. Articles cover topics including green energy, architecture, design, innovation, waste management, recycling, green tips, traveling green, and eco-friendly guides among many others.
MOTHER NATURE NETWORK
Mother Nature Network aka MNN is the world’s most visited online network for news and information related to the environment and responsible living. It has been labeled “The Green CNN” by Time, “The USA Today of Sustainability” by Fast Company, “Green Machine” by Associated Press, and “one of the hottest web properties out there” by NBC News. The topics cover a variety of issues including wind power, environmental software, biofuel, green cars, alternative materials, agriculture, recycling, and solar power.
Another way to learn more about Conscious Parenting is to explore some methods and/or follow stories about families who are experiencing it. To save you some time and effort, WakeUp to Life has selected for you some Blogs that we thought were quite informative & entertaining!
Over 70% of our Planet's oxygen is produced by the Oceans.
FEATURED THIS MONTH
GLOBAL DEAL FOR NATURE
A new United Nations report by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) has been compiled by 500 scientists and experts and shows an alarming trend that could undermine life as we know it on Earth.
The Universe is the Macrocosm of which Man is the Microcosm or Replica.
- A WISE PERSON
GLOBAL DEAL FOR NATURE
In 2017, 49 scientists authored a landmark paper, “An Ecoregion-Based Approach to Protecting Half the Terrestrial Realm” that called for a Global Deal for Nature (GDN).