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Welcome to Crying Earth! A site used to heighten awareness and encourage joint effort in helping save this planet from the continued damage and destruction caused by pollution brought on by none other than human contribution! We are committed to discussing topics that are strictly related to pollution, healthy living and solutions to problems related to the issues! We will also provide links to eco-friendly products and do-it-yourself ideas that may make living a green and healthy life style easier and more routine. We highly encourage comments for each of the posts allowing you to share your thoughts, concerns and ideas with others. Please join us in the fight against pollution and the promotion of healthy living!                                                                                                                                                  Just living our everyday lives of work, family and play, most of us don't even realize the true impact we are having on our beautiful planet! Just to get started and to set the mood for the information within this site, we would like for you to watch this video of Michael Jackson's Earth Song, a good mood setter for the topics on our Crying Earth and what we can do to help stop the pain! Be sure to watch it all the way through and read the credits at the end of the video! They are very important!

                                                                                                                                                

Pollution Is A Global Issue

This video by David Feinberg truly shows that the pollution issue is still far greater then we see in our every day lives here in the United States. We may do our share of polluting, but we are not alone in the contribution. Pollution is a global issue and we all contribute to the problem. The problem is learning how to bring people together to find a solution. (more…)

Downshifting for Life


One of Life's Pleasures - Image courtesy of nuttakit / FreeDigitalPhotos.netHave you ever heard the term “DOWNSHIFTING?” Well, believe it or not, I hadn’t until just a few months ago. People say to me, “How could you have not heard about downshifting when your focus is on green and healthy living?” My only answer to this is, “I guess I have been living in a green bubble.” Actually, my bubble (more…)

Rubber Mulch for Home & Play Ground

Image courtesy of Stoonn at FreeDigitalPhotos.netI don’t know about you, but I find mulching and especially re-mulching to be a difficult task. The thing that I dislike the most is the fact that it must be redone every year otherwise it loses its appealing color. If you live a busy lifestyle as I do, then finding landscape mulch that not only lasts a very long time, but also fits into the green (more…)

Flying Carp

 
If you haven’t heard it by now, then you are missing out on the crazy acrobatics of the invasive species of Asian Carp that have made it into our waterways. These fish have earned the nick name of the “Flying Carp” due their skittish behavior that makes them leap from the water when motor boats get near them. (more…)

Youth and Our Planet Earth

Youth and Our PlanetI just lost a very important person in my life, my Aunt Thelma. She was 96 years old. In my eyes, I saw no flaws in her. She was a wonderful person that left me with some great childhood memories. Those memories helped to form my opinion that it is up to us to ensure that the youth in our lives understand the importance of taking care of our (more…)