Kayakers canoeists in urban waterway
03/15/2018
Portland, Ore., climate activists celebrate a win against Big Oil as city- and state-level initiatives gain momentum across the country. by Kevon Paynter | YES! Magazine On a clear... read more
Smoke stack billowing exhaust into dramatic sunset sky
03/08/2018
There is more air pollution inside homes and businesses than outside of them. In fact, there was a study that discovered that within 52 homes in Arizona, there were 586 individual airborne substances... read more
Basket of green colored cleaning supplies and items
03/01/2018
Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home. ~ Edith Sitwell ~ As the weather keeps... read more
Close up of phone taking picture instead of real life on beach
02/15/2018
Leave your phone at home everyday; it could be the kind thing to do Our smartphones have become a new organ, vital to our bodies and an incessant and seductive part of our life experience. In a... read more
Human hand shaking dog's paw
02/08/2018
Happiness is a warm puppy. ~ Charles M. Schulz Our sweet Gracie loves to romp in the snow, but winter is rough on dog paws, and much like human skin, their pads will get dry and... read more
Surface texture of dried cracked mud
01/31/2018
The names bluster through in a destructive alphabetical roll call, Harvey, Irma, Jose, and Maria. Like apocalyptic horsemen, the storms sweeping through the Atlantic all reached category four and... read more
Close up of layers of plastic trash
01/24/2018
by John Hocevar | Greenpeace As bad as the plastic pollution problem is these days, there are still many reasons to be hopeful. Check out the good news from 2017, and see how you can help... read more
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

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Surface texture of dried cracked mud
01/31/2018
The names bluster through in a destructive alphabetical roll call, Harvey, Irma, Jose, and Maria. Like apocalyptic horsemen, the storms sweeping through the Atlantic all reached category four and... read more
Close up of layers of plastic trash
01/24/2018
by John Hocevar | Greenpeace As bad as the plastic pollution problem is these days, there are still many reasons to be hopeful. Check out the good news from 2017, and see how you can help... read more
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

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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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