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Environment

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

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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Extreme Athletes and the Paranormal - Interview with Maria Coffey

Extreme Athletes and the Paranormal

Author and adventure travel leader Maria Coffey was on a rock-climbing course in England’s Lake District with several girlfriends when she had a disturbing dream. According to her friends, during the night she suddenly sat bolt upright in bed and cried out, “Joe’s dead!”...

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Amateur Astrophotography

Search the Night Sky from your Backyard

When the sun sets in the western horizon and the last twinkling of light fades into austere darkness, they appear en masse: planets . . . stars . . . constellations . . . as far as the eye can see...

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The Hidden Messages of Water - Masaru Emoto explains how  thought effects our water.

The Hidden Messages of Water

What is water? Everyone, including our future scientists, is taught that water is simply H2O – two atoms of hydrogen and one atom of oxygen – and nothing more. However, the scientific researchers who delve deeply into the study of liquid water continue to be puzzled by the complex...

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Environmentally Responsible Architechture

Environmentally Responsible Architecture

Tucked away in a mountainous Swiss village near famous thermal baths, architectural wonder Villa Vals resembles a luxury home for hobbits. Built directly into the hillside outside the tiny town of Vals, this holiday retreat was....

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Behold the Trees-An Interview with Wangari Maathai Nobel Peace Laureate

Behold the Trees-An Interview with Wangari Maathai Nobel Peace Laureate

Professor Wangari Muta Maathai, 2004 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, is a woman rich in moral courage. A mother, scientist, environmentalist, statesperson, author, and peace worker....

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Leave No Child Inside

Leave No Child Inside

When Richard Louv’s Last Child in the Woods was first published in 2005, it hit an international nerve. Its basic message, that children are suffering from what he calls....

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