All posts tagged: blackfish

Eco Kids

  It is so wonderful to see the enthusiasm kids have when it comes to protecting the planet. Earth Week is an excellent opportunity for parents and teachers to encourage kids to take part in protecting the environment. Special thanks to Daybreak 27, for having me on the show for Earth Week, it has been wonderful!  To watch my interview, talking about raising eco-children please click here    Below are 5 eco activities for kids to have fun with during Earth Week.     1. Eco Masterpiece Kids can let their creative minds run wild, by creating eco art from items which can be recycled. A wonderful green craft for kids is building a bird feeder, out of plastic bottles. Kids can paint them, so they are more stylish.  Here is the link to instructions on how to make a bird feeder from a plastic bottle, click here 2. Green Read What kid doesn’t love a good story?  Kids can pick up a copy of Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax, and read along with their parents. …

Top 5 Eco Documentaries to Watch this Earth Day

I love documentaries! In honor of Earth Day, I wanted to share my top 5 Eco Docs, I recommend you watch. If you haven’t already seen them, these environmental documentaries are thought provoking, powerful and are making a difference in lives around the world.  These filmmakers are heroes, taking a stand to raise awareness about environmental issues, and implore us to come together for the conservation and preservation of the environment. 1. Revolution An incredible documentary by Rob Stewart.  I remember when I first watched this documentary, it had just come out in Toronto, I was lucky enough to see it in theaters.  This film made a lasting impression on me.  I urge you to watch this insightful and incredible documentary. 2. Sharkwater Another amazing documentary by Rob Stewart, this documentary is a must see!  We cannot afford to lose sharks, we need sharks for our survival.  This movie has made waves, and as a result more legislation and protection has been put in place to save sharks and ban shark finning.  Rob Stewart is a …

Inspiring

  I couldn’t have said it better.  A great message by Blake Lively in honor of International Women’s Day. To celebrate International Women’s Day, I have listed below three women who inspire me, by the work they do raising awareness for the environment and animal rights. Jane Goodall Jane Goodall is such an amazing lady!  Here is a link to her website to learn more about her incredible work. Alicia Silverstone I only recently purchased Alicia Silverstone’s book the Kind Diet and it is a great read.  It has inspired me to choose more vegan or vegetarian options in my diet.  I have to admit I am a work in progress.  Check out her awesome website The Kind Life. Gabriela Cowperthwaite  Gabriela Cowperthwaite director of Blackfish, a documentary which has had a profound impact on many.  It is one of the most powerful documentaries I have seen.  I applaud and admire Gabriela for her bravery to make this documentary. Feel free to share who inspires you to make this world a better place. with love …