Top view of aloe vera plant on wooden table.
03/02/2017
Aloe Vera We had a listener inquire about aloe, so we went to our favorite Green Diva herbalist and healer, Brigitte Mars, who answered her question and more. Listen to this Green Divas... read more
Young girl looking up in amazement.
02/24/2017
When I was about four years old, I asked my mother one of my first ‘Why?’ questions: ‘Mom, why does Pippo live underwater?’ Mom explained that Pippo, our goldfish, was a fish, and fish live... read more
Woman in spa with cucumbers over eyes.
02/16/2017
“The human body is the universe in miniature. That which cannot be found in the body is not to be found in the universe. Hence the philosopher’s formula, that the universe within reflects the... read more
Bottle of lavender oil with lavender flowers, stones, and purple candle
02/10/2017
Flower Power Aromatherapy has long been considered one of the most effective natural remedies for treating different health conditions. This therapy has been practiced from ancient time to counter... read more
Green apple wound up in stethoscope.
02/02/2017
In an industry usually focused on medicine and procedures, a Philadelphia-area hospital decided what its patients needed was a farm and advice about food. by Liza Bayless | YES! Magazine Five... read more
Close up of wheat seeds
01/17/2017
For more than four years, the headquarters of the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) in the Syrian town of Tal Hadya has been occupied by the anti-Assad groups... read more
Rough looking man tapping on lens spying through camera.
01/12/2017
by Seth Porges | Van Winkle's This past April, a Kansas mother was setting her son down in a crib when she noticed the camera-equipped baby monitor in the room was tracking her movements. “I... read more
Pop tops of many soda cans stacked together.
01/05/2017
BPA found in 93% of people tested You may be a green diva or green dude and you’re trying to stay healthy in this crazy toxic world. You minimize exposure to BPA (bisphenol A)... read more
Three brightly colored spray bottle nozzles.
12/08/2016
Intro: Like most first-time well-to-do western parents, I get a vague sense that we’re hyper-obsessing. Along those lines, one of the first things we tried to do after we found out [we were... read more

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Close up of wheat seeds
01/17/2017
For more than four years, the headquarters of the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) in the Syrian town of Tal Hadya has been occupied by the anti-Assad groups... read more
Rough looking man tapping on lens spying through camera.
01/12/2017
by Seth Porges | Van Winkle's This past April, a Kansas mother was setting her son down in a crib when she noticed the camera-equipped baby monitor in the room was tracking her movements. “I... read more
Pop tops of many soda cans stacked together.
01/05/2017
BPA found in 93% of people tested You may be a green diva or green dude and you’re trying to stay healthy in this crazy toxic world. You minimize exposure to BPA (bisphenol A)... read more
Three brightly colored spray bottle nozzles.
12/08/2016
Intro: Like most first-time well-to-do western parents, I get a vague sense that we’re hyper-obsessing. Along those lines, one of the first things we tried to do after we found out [we were... read more
Barren white desk top with simple coffee mug, paperclips, and pencil.
12/01/2016
by Arielle Anthony | Pachamama Alliance How Minimalism Can Change Your World Our modern society teaches us that our possessions define who we are. This consumerist approach to life dictates... read more
Lone hiker on a point overlooking valley in wilderness.
11/24/2016
Above and Beyond by Rebecca Lawton | Aeon I had just finished digging an outhouse pit on a river in Colorado with a fellow National Park Service ranger when we saw the unexpected: a solo... read more
Crosscut tree with rings and leaves atop the circles.
11/10/2016
by Cecily Montgomery | Pachamama Alliance Economic Models With the world producing more and more goods, many environmental organizations promote recycling programs as a solution. Some cities,... read more
View from behind woman sitting on bench inside box gazing at the ocean.
11/03/2016
The cycle of adoption is fascinating and worth examining: A grass-roots movement springs up because an individual or small number of people wants to change something. The majority deride him/... read more
urban guerilla architecture home on stilts.
10/27/2016
Guerrilla architecture is a social movement aimed at bringing awareness and responsibility to urban housing design. It’s focused on reclaiming and utilizing underused space that is available to... 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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