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Environment

Examples of sustainable living amidst global challenges, with an emphasis on personal responsibility.

A Brief History of Oil

A Brief History of Oil

Today, every man woman and child in the United States is responsible for the consumption of over 3 gallons of oil every single day. This rate of consumption has farreaching implications for our...

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Our Current Solar Cycle and Its Real Potential Impact on Earth, Part II

In this second part of our interview with solar astrophysicist C. Alex Young, PhD, creator of TheSunToday.org, and a member of NASA’s STEREO, SOHO, and HINODE solar missions, he talks about the effects from....

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Our Current Solar Cycle and Its Real Potential Impact on Earth

In this interview, solar astrophysicist C. Alex Young, PhD, creator of TheSunToday.org, and a member of NASA’s STEREO, SOHO, and HINODE solar missions, guides us through....

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How Thoughts Impact Plant Growth

During these strained economic times, many people are choosing to pull up their sod and plant their yards (or porch and patio pots) with herbs, vegetables and fruits. A good amount of sun, clean water and a little fertilizer are the standard...

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Spiritual Ecology - Joan Maloof Connects Ecology, Theology, and Ideas of Wholeness

Spiritual Ecology

In the past forty years the study of ecology — the relationships between organisms and their environment — has blossomed into an active and well-respected field of biology. Ecology oriented biologists are no longer...

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Foraging for Dandelions - Making Dandelions Muffins with Langdon Cook

Foraging for Dandelions

Foraging is not just a throwback to our hunter-gatherer past; it’s a way to reconnect with the landscape. Gifted storyteller Langdon Cook is not just your typical grocery cart-toting dad. For him, gourmet delicacies abound...

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A Global Food Crisis - An Interview with Peter Menzel

A Global Food Crisis

Food has always connected us; to our families and homes, our cultures and religions, to the geography and climate of the earth. In fact, our foods connect us to the whole of life. So inseparable are we from our meals that our days revolve around...

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Jim Channon’s Vision - Jim Channon Shares His Plan to Clean Up the Earth’s Biosphere

Jim Channon’s Vision

Jim Channon has always been a strategic and visionary leader. As a commissioned United States Army Lieutenant Colonel during the Vietnam War, he led his combat teams through dense jungles while advising them to move invisibly, and to develop...

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Space Saving Furniture Design - Living Comfortable in Small Spaces

Space Saving Furniture Design

Making the best of limited space is a necessity for many people living in dense urban areas like Manhattan or Hong Kong where studio apartment sizes can be as small as 200 square feet or less. The same can be said for persons concerned with energy...

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Window Farming - Urban Indoor Gardens

Window Farming

The ability to adapt to different circumstances or new environments and come up with simple solutions to daunting problems is an act of genius. The WindowFarms project, a super efficient way for city dwellers to grow their own food in their apartment windows...

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