Entries by dwilliams

“Greta Thunberg named Time Person of the Year for 2019”

Greta Thunberg, the Swedish schoolgirl who inspired a global movement to fight climate change, has been named Time magazine’s Person of the Year for 2019. “The 16-year-old is the youngest person to be chosen by the magazine in a tradition that started in 1927. “Speaking at a UN climate change summit in Madrid before the […]

“Forest conservation bills rippling through Maryland counties” – Bay Journal

By Dick Williams, Memorial Episcopal Church Tim Wheeler’s article for the Bay Journal reflects a certain level of sanity being stitched into land use practices around our state. Taming developer-propelled tract housing so as to lessen habitat and biodiversity destruction is critical to specie survival. Representing GreenGrace, I sat in on as many of the […]

Biomimicry. Know what this term represents? If not, look further…

by Dick Williams, Memorial Episcopal Church Let me introduce you to Janine Benyus, an American natural sciences writer who is largely credited with bringing the systems of biomimicry to light. She first published her book, Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature, in 1997, then updated it in 2002. She’s the founder of the Biomimicry Institute where […]