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
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

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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
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

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11/12/2014
Directed by Patty West and Chris Schwarz. A tongue piercing is more than decoration - it can be a way for paralyzed people to control their environment, maybe even drive a car. 
11/12/2014
Directed by Tim Lewis. How one pioneering company is recycling used cooking oil and turning it into a sustainable fuel for London's taxis and modern office buildings. 
11/12/2014
Directed by Mike Lee. Severe back pain may now be a thing of the past thanks to a new medical technique from South Korea. Fusing Eastern and Western medical techniques, Dr. Joonshik Shin has found a... read more
11/12/2014
Directed by Steve James. Music Man tells the story of professor and inventor Ge Wang who teaches computer music at Stanford University where he began the innovative Stanford Laptop Orchestra.... read more
11/12/2014
Directed by Anna Stull. As a recently retired Iraq War veteran, I understand the challenges of finding employment after military service. Veterans to Farmers is an amazing program that trains vets in... read more
11/12/2014
Directed by Rory Owen Delaney. Of the 2.3 million U.S. military personnel who have deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan since 2001, studies estimate that as many as 460,000 suffer from post-traumatic... read more
11/12/2014
Directed by Callum Cooper. A short documentary portrait on a designer who has created a low cost solution to landmine clearance. 
11/12/2014
Directed by Leveler Media. Temple University biologist Tonia Hsieh explains how she uses the unlikely combination of lizards and high speed cameras to advance the field of robotics. 
11/12/2014
Directed by Haroun Saifi. The Walk Again Project is an international research consortium cofounded by Miguel Nicolelis, professor in biology at Duke University and neurophyisiologist. 

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