09/25/2015
New Mexico-based Bueno Foods and their organic, GMO-free Buenatural line comes from family recipes and a dedication to local ingredients, especially the iconic green chiles, and all-natural,... read more
09/25/2015
Pamela Anyoti, the founder of Asante Mama herbal teas, infusions, and spices, started the business in an effort to find a powerful way to help struggling farm families in Uganda. Her passion for... read more
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09/21/2015
by Lynn Hasselberger | The Green Divas Overall, I’m uber healthy. Occasionally, I feel just on the edge of being sick. Unwell. Sick-ish. No on-my-deathbed kind of sick. No fever, wheezing,... read more
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09/17/2015
by Tom Lawson / YES! Magazine The new French law, which requires renewable energy or plants on all new commercial buildings, is the first of its kind at the national level. Green rooftops will... read more
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08/20/2015
A few mornings ago, as I sipped my freshly squeezed glass of organic orange juice, I contemplated the menu for a gathering of friends I was hosting. My mind went first to dessert, which is often the... read more
curvature of Earth and ozone from space
08/14/2015
Ouch We keep getting more efficient at screwing ourselves up! Most often, in life, it is beneficial to be ahead of schedule for things--better than the alternative, being late. Well, when it... read more
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08/13/2015
by Jay Walljasper / YES! Magazine These communities are helping residents take steps towards healthier lives by making walking a priority. 1. Albert Lea, Minnesota (pop. 18,000... read more
infographic about garden pests and bugs
07/30/2015
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by Abby Quillen / fix.com It probably won’t surprise most vegetable gardeners that insects outnumber humans many millions of times over. While some insects can be beneficial for certain plants,... read more
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07/23/2015
The 2020 Olympic and Paralympic games in Tokyo are expected to draw millions of visitors beyond the usual tourist crowds to Japan. In addition to the enormous draw on the nation’s infrastructure,... read more

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05/07/2015
More and more attention has been focused on the negative health effects of outdoor air pollution—and that’s a good thing. But while curtailing pollution outside is important, we’re not... read more
cross-section of healthy soil and plants
04/30/2015
by Peter D'Auria and Miles Schneiderman / YES! Magazine The key to gardening is dirt. If you can grow good dirt now, you can grow good vegetables this spring. And you don’t have to run to the... read more
Highway sign welcomes visitors to Vermont
04/21/2015
I have to admit my progressive city bias, not against any particular place, but for some places, assuming the usual suspects will always be the ones pushing the needle forward…when it comes to energy... read more
04/20/2015
                Scary, isn’t it? That’s a live widget from the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California and it shows the... read more
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04/16/2015
Here’s one of those “Huh—whodathunk?” new stories that caught my eye recently when scouring for inspiration for our “Every Day is Earth Day” blogs…Researchers at Michigan State University have had a... read more
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04/15/2015
Do you have a giant collection of magazines or catalogues that you are likely never going to open again? Thinking about tossing them all into the trash? Well, what if I told you that within these... read more
Earth Day 2015
04/14/2015
This year marks the 45th anniversary of Earth Day, and the slogan is “It’s Our Turn to Lead.” From their site: “The first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, activated 20 million Americans... read more
Power strip with a ghost
04/09/2015
Phantom Energy. No, it’s not electricity created by ghosts, it’s the energy your appliances consume when they are not in use. That’s scary, when you think about it. How can your TV, laptop,... read more
Brown tabby cat drinking from ceramic bowl
04/02/2015
We've all read about pets being killed by tainted food and treats. Recalls by manufacturers are becoming commonplace. I like to think that I'm a conscientious pet owner. I research ingredients... read more

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11/07/2014
Directed by Maxi Cohen. Commercial fisherman Daniel Cohen, spurred by climate change and the need for renewable energy, organized fishermen on the Eastern seaboard to be agents of change rather than... read more
10/30/2014
Directed by Ross Kauffman. Who would dare to pit one fatal disease against another… inside the body of a six-year-old patient? The results will shatter all expectations.
10/30/2014
Directed by Kief Davidson. In an area better known for apocalyptic sandstorms, punishing heat, and seemingly endless war, Sudan’s state-of-the-art Salam Center offers highly specialized health care... read more
10/30/2014
Directed by Elizabeth Priore. A parking garage is a place no one wants to go into or spend time in, but a garage in Miami has changed people's perception. This utilitarian structure has reshaped the... read more
10/30/2014
Directed by Luke Curcic. While big car companies have struggled for years now to make electric cars faster and more powerful, young innovator has outdone them all and made the fastest electric sports... read more
10/30/2014
Directed by Albert Kahn and Dean Innocenzi. In a world where the average American doesn't think twice about waste products in landfills, Ernie Simpson, a leading scientist at TerraCycle, has entered... read more
10/30/2014
Directed by Victor Kossakovsky. Is the next Steve Jobs living in a remote Russian town? Meet Maxim, the young inventor of a truly jaw-dropping new technology with limitless applications that will... read more
10/30/2014
Directed by Jasmine Funnell and Stephen Scoglio. Using diamond sensors to help treat cancer sounds like the stuff of science fiction, but for physicist Dr. David Hoxley, his own personal battle with... read more
10/30/2014
Directed by Jacob Parish. For good and for ill, modern science is increasingly impacting our lives and our planet by its ability to control the invisible world of atoms, molecules and energy. Dr.... read more

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