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Green Living

Musings: It’s Time For a Return to Plant Wisdom

We are completely dependent upon plants for our existence; it’s time to hear what they have to say.

Dylan Winter and the Starling Murmurations

At dusk on a winter evening in southern England a flock of 200,000 European starlings congregate to soar in breathtaking formations...

How Wolves Change Rivers

When wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone National Park in the United States after being absent nearly 70 years, the most remarkable "trophic cascade" occurred...

Safer and More Effective Sunscreens

Dear EarthTalk: With summer officially here now, what can you tell us about which sunscreens are safe and which are not?

EarthTalk: Protecting Gray Wolves

Dear EarthTalk: Is the gray wolf still endangered in the United States and how successful have re-intoduction efforts been?

Healthy Bodies Need Healthy Soil

I spend my days in a sterile 8x10 room practicing family medicine and yet my mind is in the soil. This is because I’m discovering just how much this rich, dark substance influences the day-to-day health of my patients...

Book Review — Love Letter to the Earth

In Love Letter to the Earth beloved monk Thich Nhat Hanh reminds us that bodhisattvas don't always take human form...

EarthTalk: Is Human Overpopulation On the Decline?

Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that human overpopulation isn’t such a big issue any more as numbers are expected to start declining in a few decades?

EarthTalk: The Greenest Cities in America

Dear EarthTalk: Which are the greenest American cities, and why?

The Good Life Lab: Radical Experiments in Hands-On Living

Thirtysomething Wendy Tremayne and her partner Mikey envisioned meaningful work (not jobs) and a lifestyle that wasn’t detrimental to others or to the planet...

The Zero-Waste Lifestyle: Live Well By Throwing Away Less

Imagine never taking your trash out to the curb. Amy Korst and her husband haven't done it for years. They don't need to; they don't have any. No trash. No trash cans. Zip, nada, none...

EarthTalk: Environmental Justice Protects Local Neighborhoods

Dear EarthTalk: I understand that the “environmental justice” movement seeks to protect the poor and non-white communities from being unfairly targeted to host activities like sewage treatment plants, landfills and polluting factories. Have there been notable victories?

Green Home Renovation Checklist: Start Here

Dear EarthTalk: I’m planning a major home renovation and want to include as many greenfriendly features as possible. Where do I begin to look?

Letter from Rosemary Gladstar: United Plant Savers 20th Anniversary

These are exciting times for herbalists! We are witnessing the art of herbalism rapidly regaining its rightful place in the American tradition of health and healing...

Summer Eco Learning Opportunities

This summer, explore learning opportunities in natural building and environmental advocacy...

Smart Meter, Smarter Options

While approximately 40 million smart meters have already been deployed in the United States, serious health, safety, privacy, homeland security, and financial concerns exist over this technology....

See Calm, Be Calm with Feng Shui Home Tips

Our homes, which ideally should serve as quiet sanctuaries of peace and nurturing energies to restore our equilibrium, often contribute to our chaos and stress levels instead...

How to Keep Your Cool Without Air Conditioning

8 tips to help you beat the heat this summer....

Barefoot Walking: Free Your Feet to Minimize Impact

Turning your feet into living shoes allows you meet the ground correctly and connect to the earth's therapeutic restorative energy...

Healthy Home Walk Through

From kitchen, bathroom, glass and all-purpose cleaners to dishwashing detergent, laundry soap and bleach, Environmental Working Group has scoured the chemical ingredients of more than 2,000 different household cleaning products...

Earth Talk: Attract Bees and Butterflies To Your Garden

Dear EarthTalk: I’d like to have a garden that encourages bees and butterflies. What’s the best approach?

Wind-Centered Economy Response

I work in a control room monitoring nine wind farms across North America. I have 5 years of experience in the field both operationally and in the market. I like the enthusiasm in this article...

How Vintage Campers Will Save The Planet

The COMET (Cost-effective, Off-grid Mobile Eco Trailer) is an exercise in sustainability and small space living. It is an educational tool for children and adults alike. It is a DIY guide for others wanting to pare down...

EarthTalk: Mobile Phone Apps Turn Citizens into Scientists

Dear EarthTalk: What exactly are “citizen scientists” and how can I become one?

New Permaculture-Certified Urban Farm School

Based in one of the country’s hotbeds of local food culture in Asheville, North Carolina, The Urban Farm School is a comprehensive, 30-week program for students to learn the ins and outs of how to be a successful urban farmer...

Fracking Boon Spurs Both Profits and Dangers

Fracking, short for hydraulic fracturing, is a process whereby drillers blast millions of gallons of water, sand and hazardous chemicals at high-pressure into...

Why I Decided to Live Without Money

For more than 11 years I’ve lived without money, government assistance or conscious barter...

Building a Wind-Centered Economy

In the race to transition from fossil fuels to renewable sources of energy and avoid runaway climate change...

Maine’s Northern Forest National Park

The idea of turning a large chunk of forest in central Maine into a national park dates back at least 150 years...

Smart Meter Installations Raise Intelligent Questions

Utility companies around the world are swapping out electric, gas and water analog meters and replacing them...
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Daily Astrology

July 19, 2018

Early birds smartly snap to attention as the Libra Moon and Mercury harmonize. Minds are quick and inventive, traffic moves smoothly and the day is off to a fast start. By midday the energizing First Quarter Moon makes her presence felt. As with all…
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July 2018

Join us for a monthly gathering of like-hearted people to give and receive angelic energy healing. This session is a combination of group meditation and discussion, along with working in pairs...

Cost: Scale $5-$20 ($10 suggested)

Where:
Pathway Of Joy
884 Broadway, Suite 12
Upstairs in the Spiritual Renaissance Center building
South Portland, ME  04106
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Sponsor: Pathway Of Joy
Telephone: 207-329-7192
Contact Name: Linda Huitt
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This special 2-part evening offering. Earn your Integrated Energy Therapy® certification in two evenings, while leaving your summer days and weekends open to enjoy the season. Part 1 is...

Cost: $195

Where:
Pathway Of Joy
884 Broadway, Suite 12
South Portland, ME  04106
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Telephone: 207-329-7192
Contact Name: Linda Huitt
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What better way to end a busy day than with a little bliss. We'll support your body right where it is today and help you to open your spine to find more movement and flexibility. Begin and end...

Cost: $18

Where:
Body Love Wellness Center
484 Bedford St
East Bridgewater, MA  02333
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Sponsor: Bliss Through Yoga
Telephone: 508-331-3564
Contact Name: Janice
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Relax and restore this summer with free outdoor yoga classes on historic Rogers Field! We’re packing the lawn with yogis of all levels for yoga led by experienced practitioners from Dragonfly...

Cost: Free

Where:
Rogers Field
Devens, MA


Sponsor: Dragonfly Wellness Center
Telephone: 978-487-7181
Contact Name: Anne Ferguson
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If you are worried about getting Parkinson’s or have beginning symptoms, check out a free intro on how to rewire your brain from the inside. First and third Wednesdays of the month,...

Where:
, MA


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Please note this event is held at an off-site location at the Double Tree Hilton in Danvers, MA There will be a book signing following the mediumship demonstration, and as part of your ticket...

Cost: $45

Where:
Double Tree Hotel
50 Ferncroft Road
Danvers, MA  01923
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Sponsor: Circles of Wisdom
Telephone: 978-474-8010
Contact Name: Cathy Kneeland
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July 20 - 22 The Chinese internal martial arts derive their extraordinary power from the conscious control of one’s subjective state-of-being and the use of jin (internal power)....

Cost: Please see our website

Where:
Eastover Estate & Retreat Center
430 East St.
Lenox, MA  01240
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Telephone: 866-264-5139
Contact Name: Yingxing Wang
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The mission of the 4th Annual Compassionfest is to unite like-minded people that believe in the values of being just, kindness, equality and compassion. We’ll gather for delicious vegan food...

Cost: Free

Where:
Whitneyville Cultural Commons
1253 Whitney Ave
Hamden, CT  06517
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Sponsor: In Defense of Animals
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Saturday, July 21, 10:00am – 4:00pm & Sunday, July 22, 10am – 4:00pm With Patty Collinsworth Get the beginner certification before Linda Howe comes in person to teach a new...

Cost: $170

Where:
Circles of Wisdom
90 Main Street
Andover, MA  01810
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Sponsor: Circles of Wisdom
Telephone: 978-474-8010
Contact Name: Cathy Kneeland
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Saturday, July 21, 10:00am – 5:30pm & Sunday, July 22, 10am – 3:30pm Instructor:  Peyton Pugmire What brings you joy and a sense of purpose?  These are your soul...

Cost: $160

Where:
Creative Spirit
80 Washington Street
Marblehead, MA  01945
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Sponsor: Creative Spirit
Telephone: 617-817-4547
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July 21 - 22 NEMHoFest, is New England’s premiere metaphysical festival. This year’s line-up includes world renowned guest speakers and vendors from across the...

Where:
Augusta Civic Center
Augusta, ME


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The GFAF Expos are the greatest events on earth for those living a gluten-free or allergen-friendly lifestyle. Sample hundreds of products, meet with local and national brands, receive coupons and...

Where:
DCU Center
50 Foster Street
Worcester, MA
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