Tag Archive: Ecological Disaster

Save that apple core for the compost, it could save a life!

Compost MYTH: It is alright to toss an apple core out the window. It will break down and help the environment right? Compost Answer: It would be much better to save the apple core or other biodegradable waste for your indoor vermicomposting bin or your outdoor compost pile. Besides setting a really bad example by…

I want my Gulf of Mexico back.

Since our short to middle term plan involves living on a sailboat in the Gulf of Mexico current events have real meaning to us. While the video is certainly funny we are talking about the ecological death of an entire ocean. The Gulf of Mexico is an irreplaceable ecosystem the loss of which cannot be…


Backyard Ecosystem began as an expression of my determination to make a difference in our own backyard. Literally and metaphorically making a difference at the micro level of my yard and to operate at macro level of treating the entire planet as something I am an integral part of and whose destiny is shaped everyday by what I do in my corner of the world.

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