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
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

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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
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

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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. 
11/12/2014
Directed by Senain Kheshgi. Tech entrepreneur Rehan Allawala is on a mission to empower Pakistan’s most disenfranchised before they’re left behind by the Internet revolution.
11/12/2014
Directed by Amitabh Joshi. Tashi Bista, finds a way to bring alternative energy to Mustang, a remote region in Nepal, where he lives, by harnessing the power of wind. 
11/12/2014
Directed by Antonio Bencini Farina. There are three main drawbacks of the traditional prosthetic: low functionality, low controllability and low cosmesis. When Marco Controzzi and Christian Cipriani... read more
11/12/2014
Directed by Brian Davis. Ric Kaner set out to find a new way to make graphene, the thinnest and strongest material on earth. What he found was a new way to power the world. 

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