forest trees with small flames and smoke
09/08/2016
by Maya Khosla | YES! Magazine In the Sierra Nevada, high-intensity fires quickly grow into some of the rarest and most biodiverse habitats in the entire mountain range. The May sun was... read more
Frog statue toting rolling suitcase luggage.
09/01/2016
Getting Organized for Travel Air travel these days is almost always stressful. Extended comforts or luxury are gone as airlines struggle to stay afloat financially. And staff seems to reserve what... read more
Smart Flower home solar system with house in background
08/25/2016
by Robin Plaskoff Horton | Urban Gardens Web Here’s an all-in-one mobile solar power system that’s as easy to use as any simple home appliance. In addition to its good looks, the ... read more
Burst open pods of cotton plants.
08/18/2016
Cotton Standards Since embarking on this capricious journey called blogging, I have learned quite a lot about agriculture and our food supply. Of all the things I’ve learned, the fact that cotton... read more
plastic beach pails on the sand at beach
08/11/2016
by Emily Logan | 5 Gyres At some level, we are all ocean lovers, so it’s heartbreaking to realize that plastic pollution kills one million sea birds and 100,000 marine mammals each year in... read more
security camera in front of American flag
08/04/2016
by Emily Zurawski | Greenpeace Many of us protect our laptops and cell phones from being hacked, so why aren’t we protecting our communities from chemical plants that are subject to... read more
pink flower calochortus venustus
07/28/2016
by Nicole Brait | Urban Gardens Some plants are familiar to almost everyone.  But then there are those that, no matter how many great characteristics they have or how easy they... read more
hand holding coffee cherries over bag of beans
07/21/2016
"We are different than small producers. If I lost my job, I lost my job.I have no place to go. A small producer has their land. We don't have anything. Fair trade is a light that has come and has... read more
dead tree in desert against sand dunes and blue sky
07/14/2016
by Jason Schwartz | Greenpeace Scientists and economists have the tools to estimate the cost burning fossil fuels will have on our society due to climate change. The U.S. government even includes... read more

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Burst open pods of cotton plants.
08/18/2016
Cotton Standards Since embarking on this capricious journey called blogging, I have learned quite a lot about agriculture and our food supply. Of all the things I’ve learned, the fact that cotton... read more
plastic beach pails on the sand at beach
08/11/2016
by Emily Logan | 5 Gyres At some level, we are all ocean lovers, so it’s heartbreaking to realize that plastic pollution kills one million sea birds and 100,000 marine mammals each year in... read more
security camera in front of American flag
08/04/2016
by Emily Zurawski | Greenpeace Many of us protect our laptops and cell phones from being hacked, so why aren’t we protecting our communities from chemical plants that are subject to... read more
pink flower calochortus venustus
07/28/2016
by Nicole Brait | Urban Gardens Some plants are familiar to almost everyone.  But then there are those that, no matter how many great characteristics they have or how easy they... read more
hand holding coffee cherries over bag of beans
07/21/2016
"We are different than small producers. If I lost my job, I lost my job.I have no place to go. A small producer has their land. We don't have anything. Fair trade is a light that has come and has... read more
dead tree in desert against sand dunes and blue sky
07/14/2016
by Jason Schwartz | Greenpeace Scientists and economists have the tools to estimate the cost burning fossil fuels will have on our society due to climate change. The U.S. government even includes... read more
close up of vivid purple lavender flowers
06/30/2016
by Nicole Brait | Urban Gardens If you have nutrient poor soil don’t despair, you have the beginnings of a great Mediterranean herb garden. Not only do Mediterranean herbs thrive in nutrient... read more
plastic water bottle pollution buried in sand
06/23/2016
by Stephanie Whyte | 5 Gyres Institute On June 2nd, 5 Gyres held their most recent Webinar. Founders Anna Cummins and Marcus Eriksen spoke about plastic pollution in our oceans and... read more
steel shopping carts stacked in a line
06/16/2016
by Haley Hansel | Pachamama Alliance With every purchase you make, you are presented with the opportunity to cast a vote for the type of world you want to live in. As a consumer you have... read more

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11/12/2014
Directed by Holly Mosher. In an effort to help the poor, Muhammad Yunus started lending small amounts of money, also known as microcredit. That effort turned into a bank, which is currently helping 8... read more
11/12/2014
Directed by Katy Chevigny. If we change the way we think about honor, could we make the world a better place? Philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah proves we can. 
11/12/2014
Directed by Jean-Marc Abela. "The Gift" is a portrait of Dan Jason, a pioneer in seed farming who has gone against the grain of industrial agriculture. He shares with us an alternate vision of... read more
11/12/2014
Directed by Thom Humphreys and Rakei Wienberg. We are all born of fusion A process first ignited in the bellies of stars, forging the basic ingredients for life. Fusion is now being harnessed on... read more
11/12/2014
Directed by Jamie Cottle. Tim Townes, PhD is the Director of the UAB Stem Cell Institute. Here he describes his groundbreaking gene therapy to treat Sickle Cell anemia, a disease which cripples... read more
11/12/2014
Directed by Lucy Walker. Biologists spent ten years trying to map the structure of the elusive Mason Pfizer Monkey Virus, a problem that could unlock the cure for AIDS. The Contenders solved it in... read more
11/12/2014
Directed by David White and Paul Wedel. After waiting 50 years, some exceedingly rare pigs help Dr. Bob Elliott perform a medical miracle. 
11/12/2014
Directed by Stanley Nelson. A tuneful look at the unlikely origins of the world’s favorite pitch-modulation audio software and the ways in which its creative impact has been felt by musical artists... read more
11/12/2014
Directed by Jared Scott. Dan Nocera has a simple formula to save the planet: sunlight + water = energy for the world. 

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