Several white gift boxes tied in bright green bows
12/21/2017
In the words of Gandhi, “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.”  This is a time of great transformation, and we can choose to be part of the problem or part of the... read more
Sad girl looking out car window while holding teddy bear
12/13/2017
Too Much We LOVE kids even if we hate the stuff that comes with them. Or rather, the toys they accumulate that we’ve heaped on top of them. All while teaching them the same bad habits we learned... read more
Ocean surf crashing against cliff at sunset
12/01/2017
Right now, the world is teetering on an abyss of sorts. Scientists, in general, are starting to believe that we’re in the middle of an extinction level event; the sort of catastrophe that wiped... read more
Girl with lab coat and stethoscope pretending to be doctor to a teddy bear
11/01/2017
The best of healers is good cheer. ~ Pindus We don’t realize how valuable our health is until something interferes with it! For the past couple of years, I’ve been on a mission to kick “... read more
Multiple Power Lines Coming Into Large Power Grid Pole
10/25/2017
Wait...What? It’s no secret that fossil fuels are absolutely terrible for our planet. Humans have single-handedly caused a rapid 40% increase in carbon dioxide (CO2) levels since the... read more
Man hunched over picking crops in an arid field.
10/20/2017
A Sustainable System? I live and work in California, the farming capital of the world; hub of agriculture, intersecting food, chefs, and farmers. It is the state that produces the most food in the... read more
Dog sleeping upside down and sprawled out on pillows and bed.
09/27/2017
Let Sleeping Dogs Lie Dogs live in about 36 percent of American households. And, of the dog-owning population, almost 65 percent of people consider their canine companions to be part of the... read more
Torso of businessman holding earth in hand before window looking at nuclear reactors.
09/14/2017
by David Korten | YES! Magazine Perhaps the most compelling reason to change our ways is that Earth needs our help. In our responsibility to respond, might we unite in common cause? On... read more
Kids holding up laboratory flasks with colored liquids.
09/07/2017
By Anna Hunt | Natural Blaze It may come as a surprise that your fragrant body wash, baby’s diapers, or lovely scented candles are actually filled with toxic petrochemicals. These include... read more

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Man hunched over picking crops in an arid field.
10/20/2017
A Sustainable System? I live and work in California, the farming capital of the world; hub of agriculture, intersecting food, chefs, and farmers. It is the state that produces the most food in the... read more
Dog sleeping upside down and sprawled out on pillows and bed.
09/27/2017
Let Sleeping Dogs Lie Dogs live in about 36 percent of American households. And, of the dog-owning population, almost 65 percent of people consider their canine companions to be part of the... read more
Torso of businessman holding earth in hand before window looking at nuclear reactors.
09/14/2017
by David Korten | YES! Magazine Perhaps the most compelling reason to change our ways is that Earth needs our help. In our responsibility to respond, might we unite in common cause? On... read more
Kids holding up laboratory flasks with colored liquids.
09/07/2017
By Anna Hunt | Natural Blaze It may come as a surprise that your fragrant body wash, baby’s diapers, or lovely scented candles are actually filled with toxic petrochemicals. These include... read more
Collection of cobalt blue bottles.
08/31/2017
Lightening Your Load 95% of my fellow New Yorkers could be moving things they don’t need or use. Why? 67% are keeping them “in case I need them in the future.” 56% are holding onto them... read more
Woman looking and reaching up into boughs of willow tree.
08/17/2017
optimism is the madness of insisting all is well when we are miserable. ~ Voltaire I wasn’t born an optimist. At least I don’t think so. Not sure what the balance of nature versus nurture... read more
Yellow smart car parked on cobblestone street.
08/10/2017
Smart Design, Smart Car Smart cars are designed with an aim of minimizing their impact on the ecological balance. The designers also work hard to improve all the components using an economic... read more
Black silhouettes on blue background of evolutionary stages of man
07/27/2017
I went to DC’s Smithsonian Museum of Natural History expecting to learn about the history of our planet. Instead, I stumbled upon a Koch-funded climate denial disaster. “With the planet in peril... read more
Several multi-colored plastic bowls stacked in a row.
07/20/2017
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Look around your house  What materials do you see? You probably have some wood and fabric, and perhaps some metal. But what you also likely have a lot of—more than you might realize—is... read more

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11/12/2014
Directed by David Henderson-Hean and Todd Brooks. The Challenge: as we face imminent ecological collapse, visionary change agent Jason F. McLennan heads up a growing movement of deep-green design and... read more
11/12/2014
Directed by Zac Geoffray and Eric Cook. A short documentary about a pair of innovative street artists who change the way people perceive downtown Los Angeles. 
11/12/2014
Directed by Jessica Edwards and Gary Hustwit. Trash becomes energy at a small New York landfill where people are thinking differently about garbage. 
11/12/2014
Directed by Matthew Scholes. Trevor Baylis is one of a kind—an old-fashioned inventor whose motivation is to help those in the world who are less fortunate. A chance viewing of a TV show led him to a... read more
11/12/2014
Directed by Fredrik Gertten. Two idealistic, young female entrepreneurs create a bicycle helmet that could change cycling forever.
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

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