Spring 2020- Introduction & Announcements

Hello everyone, it’s Hannah! The gal behind Thoughts and Thank Yous. I’m stopping in on this Friday for a formal hello and to give you all some updates happening around my website! Housekeeping One of the most important and likely most obvious updates is that I’ve done away with the name Thoughts and Thank Yous. […]

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Eco Enlightened May 15, 2020

Hello, welcome back to eco enlightened! Bringing you the environmental news everyone should know. Tune in bi-weekly to stay #ecoenlightened! “The Trump Administration Is Reversing Nearly 100 Environmental Rules. Here’s the Full List”“In a First, Renewable Energy is Poised to Eclipse Coal in the U.S” Zero Plastic Spirit Chicks for Climate

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Queen of the Metas — an excerpt from my Master’s Thesis

From the end of October through December, I practiced techniques in harvesting and incubating eggs of the flamboyant cuttlefish, scientifically known as Metasepia pfefferi, or in our lab simply known as “metas.” Carefully lifting low-hanging rocks and checking under the smooth, vaulted surfaces of shells, I’d find clutches of a dozen eggs, give or take […]

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Eco Enlightened May 1, 2020

Hello, welcome back to eco enlightened! Bringing you the environmental news everyone should know. Tune in bi-weekly to stay #ecoenlightened! “Australia’s Fire Season Ends,  and Researchers Look to the Next One”“Emissions Declines Will Set Records This Year. But It’s Not Good News.” The Daily Skimm 4.23.20 You can find the full blog post, which includes the […]

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Happy Earth Day — Presenting the Eco Enlightened Pocket Guide!

Last week was the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, and I felt like I had a lot to celebrate surrounding this wonderful, awe-inspiring planet. This year I was part of an exciting project launch with the Smithsonian Institute’s ocean education platform, the Ocean Portal. To inspire hope and promote earth optimism, we created an interactive […]

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Eco Enlightened April 17, 2020

Hello, welcome back to eco enlightened! Bringing you the environmental news everyone should know. Tune in bi-weekly to stay #ecoenlightened! Air pollution linked to far higher Covid-19 death rates, study findsThe Daily Skimm 4.8.20E.P.A Weakens Controls on MercuryThe Daily Skimm 4.17.20 Little Green Panda

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Adventures around the house

“And when the danger passed, and the people joined together again, they grieved their losses, and made new choices, and dreamed new images, and created new ways to live and heal the earth fully, as they had been healed.” – Vella It’s hard to reflect on things when were still in the thick of the […]

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Eco Enlightened April 3, 2020

Hello, welcome back to eco enlightened! Bringing you the environmental news everyone should know. In the light of all the coronavirus news and associated stress & anxiety, I’ve decided for the time being Eco Enlightened will be a bi-weekly blurb opposed to weekly. I think the world is feeling bogged down by the news lately, […]

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