Guide to Helping Australia

Fire Crisis Support Information Byron Bay, Northern NSW has been unusually dry for at least 9 months. This region of Australia rarely lacks natural rainfall. Water restrictions have reached stage 4 in some areas, this means limits on watering your garden, sprinkler systems, refilling swimming pools, etc.  Photo via Saeed Khan Local Byron Bay surfer…

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FIGHT FOR THE BIGHT

BIG OIL DON’T SURF I’m sure some of you are aware of what is happening on the Southern Coast in Australia currently. Equinor, the Norwegian oil Company, have been planning to turn one of the last untouched oceans into a drilling field, causing ecosystems to relocate or potentially die, and Great Australian Bight to be in…

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Sunscreen Chemicals Found in NZ wells

Photo via NZ Herald Recent findings in New Zealand’s well water have shown that chemicals to make sunscreen and plastics, have been found in over 70% of 135 wells (on behalf of 12 regional counties of 39 counties located in all of NZ). Many of us view the country of New Zealand as one of the least polluted…

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Hollister Ranch Open April 2022

Hollister Ranch is one of the few sacred, stretches of coastline still left in California. Access is limited, mainly for Ranch Owners and some lucky surfers, but, as of yesterday evening, Governor Gavin Newsom, has officially signed a Bill declaring, “the public must be allowed to enter the ranch by land and access some of…

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Remembering Tate MacDowell

EDIT Oct 16 2019 via Jeremy Jones: Heavy, awesome, uplifting and heartbreaking couple of days celebrating Tate’s life with family and friends. I wrote this the last day I spent with Tate. It was an awesome day and I knew most likely my last with him. Sitting next to my friend, a cane by his side…

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Island Earth, a documentary film by Cyrus Sutton

Island Earth, a documentary film by Cyrus Sutton   Island Earth Synopsis A rich and complex tale of a young indigenous scientist’s journey through the corn fields of GMO companies and loi patches of traditional Hawaiian elders reveals modern truths and ancient values that can save our food future. To feed all the humans on…

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Obama Creates BEARS EARS AND GOLD BUTTE NATIONAL MONUMENTS

On December 28th, President Obama announced the designation of Bears Ears National Monument in southeastern Utah and Gold Butte National Monument in southern Nevada. In doing so, the president has boldly protected two places of utmost culture, recreation and conservation value for future generations. The Bears Ears region has long faced aggressive attempts from oil…

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THE TINY MESS HAS BEEN FUNDED!

WHO is the Tiny Mess? As much a book as it is a way of life, The Tiny Mess is the handiwork of a trio of food-minded friends from Santa Barbara, California, all of whom live without the trappings of a traditional kitchen. They have spent the past two years rambling around the western United…

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