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12/25/2014
by Linnea Gregg / The Intelligent Optimist The newest Gold Rush will have us mining for sunshine. The Deutsche Bank, a global banking and financial services company, and the U.S. Department... read more
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12/20/2014
Think globally; buy locally if you need a last minute gift for someone across the world. Each year, I exchange holiday gifts with a good friend in Australia. This normally requires that I stand in... read more
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12/18/2014
Bolivia has a law on the books that should serve as high inspiration for the rest of the world. The “Law of Mother Earth,” (Ley de Derechos de La Madre Tierra) gives legal status to Mother Earth,... read more
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12/07/2014
Last Christmas Eve, I went out to Ojai to some friends’ annual open house. There, hanging from the ceiling fans were large paper snowflakes.  I thought they were gorgeous, but looked complicated... read more
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12/03/2014
A Calling to do Good “Born to Do This”.  Yes, I am quoting Joan of Arc, but she just happens to be one of my spiritual mentors. Ever since I was little, I was made aware that God had planted a... read more
Grapes on a Vine
11/19/2014
This is a pretty stellar achievement: Fetzer Vineyards has essentially halted creating waste for the world to absorb. They are the first wine company to receive Zero Waste... read more
11/13/2014
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11/12/2014
Directed by Annie Sundberg and Rick Stern. A dynamic portrait of Peter Diamandis, the visionary behind the X Prize Foundation, which provides financial awards to spur the next generation of big... read more
11/12/2014
Directed by Cassie Jaye. With only 11% of engineers in the U.S. being women, product design engineer Debbie Sterling wanted to find a way to encourage young girls to play with construction toys.... read more

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04/16/2014
Earth Day (April 22) is kind of a big deal to us at evox. While our actions on the planet matter every day of the year, last year, on Earth Day, was when we launched! The annual day of... read more
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04/02/2014
Storms and earthquakes have been front and center on recent news reports, and when disaster strikes, fast and facile response can make a world of difference. A new temporary shelter idea is... read more
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03/26/2014
The greenest burial places essentially transform the cemetery into a nature preserve—and a "posthumous occupation" of a $20 billion funeral industry. by Hunter Marshall, YES!Magazine I... read more
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02/26/2014
Residents whose tap water was polluted are finding that rainwater is an affordable alternative.  by Molly Rusk YES! Magazine Some residents of the Kanawha Valley in West... read more
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02/12/2014
There's a great initiative cropping up in some progressive cities, and the word "cropping" is no mistake. Urban Food Forests, like the Beacon Food Forest Permaculture Project in Seattle, are... read more
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02/05/2014
The dementia avalanche is coming. Or is it already here? I forget. Whatever, one in every three seniors dies with dementia and there isn't any cure, just the slow but sure whittling away of who... read more
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01/29/2014
Next time someone asks about the weather, talk about what the weather will be like in 15 years instead. Because according to these numbers, the forecast is pretty much "sunny with a chance of human... read more
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01/22/2014
Pastor Jim Wallis has been arrested for protesting the Keystone XL pipeline, builds bridges between polarized politicians, and pushes Christians to worry less about gay marriage and more about... read more
01/18/2014
Securities of fossil fuels firms, as an economic sector, may soon be on the decline. Predictions as to when oil, gas and coal will become a smaller part of the investment society makes into its total... read more

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11/11/2014
Directed by Anna Jeffries and Karen Wiggins. Economist and social entrepreneur Simon Griffiths' toilet paper brand WHO GIVES A CRAP plans to tackle the sanitation crisis affecting 2.6 billion people... read more
11/07/2014
Directed by Andrew Brown. Discover how to sustainably harvest 100,000 gallons of rainwater per year in your own back yard, by visiting Brad Landcaster in an urban desert as he reduces environmental... read more
11/07/2014
Directed by Drew Rosas. This short documentary film explores a house in Olympia Washington that has been transformed into a technology recycling operation.
11/07/2014
Directed by Ross Harrison. Amid profound challenges to sustainability, Dr Ranil Senanayake has developed a system of ecosystem restoration with a difference. Already spreading internationally, ‘... read more
11/07/2014
Directed by Johnny Mahinay. What if you were able to cure cancer from your living room? Interactive protein folding screensavers from your computer or gaming systems might end up saving lives.
11/07/2014
Directed by Maxi Cohen. Commercial fisherman Daniel Cohen, spurred by climate change and the need for renewable energy, organized fishermen on the Eastern seaboard to be agents of change rather than... read more
10/30/2014
Directed by Ross Kauffman. Who would dare to pit one fatal disease against another… inside the body of a six-year-old patient? The results will shatter all expectations.
10/30/2014
Directed by Kief Davidson. In an area better known for apocalyptic sandstorms, punishing heat, and seemingly endless war, Sudan’s state-of-the-art Salam Center offers highly specialized health care... read more
10/30/2014
Directed by Elizabeth Priore. A parking garage is a place no one wants to go into or spend time in, but a garage in Miami has changed people's perception. This utilitarian structure has reshaped the... read more

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