Woman laying on spa mat with cucumber slices over her eyes
04/03/2018
You don’t need expensive, chemically-laden products or tedious, time-consuming routines to get beautiful skin. Healthy skin requires a simple daily routine and good nutrition. Many natural products... read more
Jumble of colorful straight and twisty plastic straws.
03/30/2018
Our girls love straws, but I despise them. Now that we live in Costa Rica, I visit stores less frequently and we rely on friends and family visiting from the States to fulfill our consumer needs... read more
Kayakers canoeists in urban waterway
03/15/2018
Portland, Ore., climate activists celebrate a win against Big Oil as city- and state-level initiatives gain momentum across the country. by Kevon Paynter | YES! Magazine On a clear... read more
Smoke stack billowing exhaust into dramatic sunset sky
03/08/2018
There is more air pollution inside homes and businesses than outside of them. In fact, there was a study that discovered that within 52 homes in Arizona, there were 586 individual airborne substances... read more
Basket of green colored cleaning supplies and items
03/01/2018
Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home. ~ Edith Sitwell ~ As the weather keeps... read more
Close up of phone taking picture instead of real life on beach
02/15/2018
Leave your phone at home everyday; it could be the kind thing to do Our smartphones have become a new organ, vital to our bodies and an incessant and seductive part of our life experience. In a... read more
Human hand shaking dog's paw
02/08/2018
Happiness is a warm puppy. ~ Charles M. Schulz Our sweet Gracie loves to romp in the snow, but winter is rough on dog paws, and much like human skin, their pads will get dry and... read more
Surface texture of dried cracked mud
01/31/2018
The names bluster through in a destructive alphabetical roll call, Harvey, Irma, Jose, and Maria. Like apocalyptic horsemen, the storms sweeping through the Atlantic all reached category four and... read more
Close up of layers of plastic trash
01/24/2018
by John Hocevar | Greenpeace As bad as the plastic pollution problem is these days, there are still many reasons to be hopeful. Check out the good news from 2017, and see how you can help... read more

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Close up of phone taking picture instead of real life on beach
02/15/2018
Leave your phone at home everyday; it could be the kind thing to do Our smartphones have become a new organ, vital to our bodies and an incessant and seductive part of our life experience. In a... read more
Human hand shaking dog's paw
02/08/2018
Happiness is a warm puppy. ~ Charles M. Schulz Our sweet Gracie loves to romp in the snow, but winter is rough on dog paws, and much like human skin, their pads will get dry and... read more
Surface texture of dried cracked mud
01/31/2018
The names bluster through in a destructive alphabetical roll call, Harvey, Irma, Jose, and Maria. Like apocalyptic horsemen, the storms sweeping through the Atlantic all reached category four and... read more
Close up of layers of plastic trash
01/24/2018
by John Hocevar | Greenpeace As bad as the plastic pollution problem is these days, there are still many reasons to be hopeful. Check out the good news from 2017, and see how you can help... read more
Girl playing in sprinklers on a sunny day
01/10/2018
In his new book Being the Change, climate scientist Peter Kalmus shows why, on the cusp of climate catastrophe, we are neither choiceless nor powerless. by Chris Moore-Backman | YES! Magazine... read more
Older woman outside hugging her basset hound dog
01/04/2018
New Transitions by John Hawthorne | Bay Alarm Medical While many people enjoy the solitude of living alone, others, who unexpectedly find themselves in an empty home, can face a difficult... read more
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

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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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