couch cushions say HOME and HAPPy with coffee and cookies
05/12/2016
The old standard of retiring and shuffling off to a retirement community is being re-written by baby boomers who want to enjoy their homes, embrace their communities, and age in place as long as they... read more
clothes hanging in closet arranged by color
05/05/2016
Top 10 list of things to do and not to do when organizing your clothes closets: 1) Create zones Just like in your kitchen, arrange similar items together, i.e., all slacks together, sweaters... read more
bleached staghorn coral under water
04/28/2016
by John Hocevar | Greenpeace As I write this, coral reefs across half the Southern Hemisphere are dying. To be more precise, they are being killed. There are many threats to coral reefs, but by... read more
close up dew drops on green leaves
04/21/2016
by Robin Plaskoff Horton | UrbanGardensWeb.com New York City rooftop gardens, design and photo by PullTab Design. With your busy life, it’s highly possible you missed one of the... read more
Monarch butterfly on branch
04/07/2016
The word Monarch dates back as old as the Greek “monarkhes” and the Late Latin “monarcha” or one who rules alone. It was only in the late 19th century that a large and quite beautiful butterfly... read more
windmill turbine in green field with clear blue sky
04/01/2016
by Cecily Montgomery | Pachamama Alliance Fossil fuels are major contributors to climate change and are also non-renewable, meaning that once we use them up, they will be gone for... read more
hand holding soil and small seedling
03/31/2016
Finally, the hard freeze of the ground is behind (for most of us) and thoughts return to sun-dappled outdoor afternoons. If you’ve got your own swathe of greenspace in a yard or garden, there are... read more
close up magenta tulip and green leaves
03/24/2016
by Nicole Brait | Urban Gardens Web When modern gardeners think of Holland we invariably think of tulips. The vast majority of tulip bulbs sold today come from Holland and it is hard for a... read more
very cluttered apartment with piles of belongings
03/17/2016
Spring is just about here and with the longer days and warmer weather come the annual itch to sweep out the little-seen corners and clear out the overstuffed coat closet. For those of us who’ve been... read more

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close up dew drops on green leaves
04/21/2016
by Robin Plaskoff Horton | UrbanGardensWeb.com New York City rooftop gardens, design and photo by PullTab Design. With your busy life, it’s highly possible you missed one of the... read more
Monarch butterfly on branch
04/07/2016
The word Monarch dates back as old as the Greek “monarkhes” and the Late Latin “monarcha” or one who rules alone. It was only in the late 19th century that a large and quite beautiful butterfly... read more
windmill turbine in green field with clear blue sky
04/01/2016
by Cecily Montgomery | Pachamama Alliance Fossil fuels are major contributors to climate change and are also non-renewable, meaning that once we use them up, they will be gone for... read more
hand holding soil and small seedling
03/31/2016
Finally, the hard freeze of the ground is behind (for most of us) and thoughts return to sun-dappled outdoor afternoons. If you’ve got your own swathe of greenspace in a yard or garden, there are... read more
close up magenta tulip and green leaves
03/24/2016
by Nicole Brait | Urban Gardens Web When modern gardeners think of Holland we invariably think of tulips. The vast majority of tulip bulbs sold today come from Holland and it is hard for a... read more
very cluttered apartment with piles of belongings
03/17/2016
Spring is just about here and with the longer days and warmer weather come the annual itch to sweep out the little-seen corners and clear out the overstuffed coat closet. For those of us who’ve been... read more
German etching of Fin Whale
03/10/2016
by Willie Mackenzie | Greenpeace Following years of public outrage, the endangered fin whale, the second largest animal on our planet, will not be hunted in Iceland this year. Great news. Word... read more
wet basin drain with water droplets all around
03/03/2016
by Dr. Karen Lee | The Green Divas It’s never fun to unclog bathroom drains… My bathtub was semi-clogged recently. I hate having sloshing water at my feet when I am in the shower. (Who doesn't... read more
close up electrical plug
02/25/2016
by Richard Heinberg | YES! Magazine It will take at least three decades to completely leave behind fossil fuels. But we can do it. And the first step is to start with the easy stuff. If... 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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