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
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

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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
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

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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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