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
Two men installing solar panels on a rooftop.
07/13/2017
The U.S solar industry continues to break records, posting 70 percent growth year-over-year in the residential sector, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association. In the first... read more
Many green glass wine bottles on cleaning rack.
07/06/2017
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle—remember? While I get a variety of reactions to the fact that I work in the environmental space, one I hear more often than most is “Oh, yeah… we recycle!” I always... read more
Woman stretching outdoors in park.
06/29/2017
Summer Bummer or Good News? You may be beating the heat by spending all your time in climate controlled environments, but are you also beating your diet and fitness goals? Move and live with... read more
Gardener holding up freshly dug bunch of radishes.
06/22/2017
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Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a concept that gained traction in the US in the 1990s, and has grown exponentially in popularity in the last few years. The concept of CSA is beneficial... read more
Insect damaged leaf with holes and brown spots.
06/15/2017
By Ariana Marisol | Natural Blaze Save your crop! Learn how to identify these destructive pests and get them out of your garden. Squash Bug Physical Description: Young nymphs... read more

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Many green glass wine bottles on cleaning rack.
07/06/2017
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle—remember? While I get a variety of reactions to the fact that I work in the environmental space, one I hear more often than most is “Oh, yeah… we recycle!” I always... read more
Woman stretching outdoors in park.
06/29/2017
Summer Bummer or Good News? You may be beating the heat by spending all your time in climate controlled environments, but are you also beating your diet and fitness goals? Move and live with... read more
Gardener holding up freshly dug bunch of radishes.
06/22/2017
Anonymous (not verified)
Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a concept that gained traction in the US in the 1990s, and has grown exponentially in popularity in the last few years. The concept of CSA is beneficial... read more
Insect damaged leaf with holes and brown spots.
06/15/2017
By Ariana Marisol | Natural Blaze Save your crop! Learn how to identify these destructive pests and get them out of your garden. Squash Bug Physical Description: Young nymphs... read more
Stacks of cardboard moving boxes.
06/08/2017
There’s no shame in asking for help. There’s no shame in accepting help. These two “facts” have saved me hours of suffering and offered me the chance to feel love and give love. I’m having... read more
Black and white graphic of biting mosquito
06/02/2017
Love the woods. The ticks & bugs? Not so much. My happiest place on earth has always been in the woods. I grew up spending most of my time in the woods building forts, climbing trees, and... read more
Abstract green blue red world and keyboard swirls.
05/18/2017
Smart home appliances are more popular than ever, and lower prices and increased visibility means that smart thermostats, smart lighting, voice-activated home assistants like Alexa, and many other... read more
Three children sitting on floor working on school project at home.
05/11/2017
By Kerry McDonald | Natural Blaze Homeschoolers are a diverse bunch. Our teaching approaches and learning philosophies vary. Our politics run the gamut and our visions of education reform... read more
Woman in visor reading label of plastic water bottle.
05/05/2017
Buying plastic bottled water? Stop today. Get a filter and carry your own water. Plastic is much much worse than you thought. And I am not even talking about those giant plastic islands. ... 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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