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Open Spaces Sacred Places: Stories of How Nature Heals and Unifies

Nature heals and unifies. Tom and Kitty Stoner understood this while visiting a small park in London.

EarthTalk: Eco-Villages

Dear EarthTalk: What are “eco-villages?” I’ve heard of one in  New York near  Ithaca and another one called Arcosanti being built in  Arizona . — Jim Killian,  Brookline,  MA

EarthTalk: Navy Sonar

Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that military sonar exercises actually kill marine wildlife? — John Slocum, Newport, RI

EarthTalk: Stimulus Package

Dear EarthTalk: What kind of job opportunities might be opened up by the new federal emphasis on green projects? — Dick Wetzler, St. Paul, MN

Feng Shui and the Amethyst Geode

We were gifted with a beautiful three-foot tall amethyst cathedral geode for our home. What properties does amethyst bring into the home?

The Wind Beneath Their Wings

The 1989 number-one single Wind Beneath My Wings, sung by Bette Midler, soulfully describes the support gained by one individual from another during the journey through life.

Zero Waste Programs Conserve and Recover

We live in a throwaway society that burns or buries millions of tons of waste a year with dire consequences to public health and the environment.

100 Ways to be Green

More Green Ideas

The news is in: many of America’s clothes dryers may soon be getting a pink slip. One in every three Americans sees the clothes dryer as an unnecessary extravagance.

The Softer Side of Bamboo

During the many environmental activist efforts in the 70's, a thought-provoking quote came to the forefront: "For what does it avail to save the tiger if you cannot save the jungle."

Take Action

Whether you’re looking for information on regional environmental concerns, want to support passionate people with great ideas, or just wondering if your food travels more than you do, check out the sites below. Then, take action!

Creating the Space You Deserve

Ready-made is not Jill Butler’s style. A talented self-taught artist, she relishes the process of creating.

EarthTalk: Paper Products

Not many. In fact, some of the biggest names in disposable paper products are the worst offenders.

EarthTalk: Desalinizing the Oceans

Due to its high cost, energy intensiveness and overall ecological footprint...

EarthTalk: Volcanoes

This argument that human-caused carbon emissions are merely a drop in the bucket

Feng Shui and The Bagua

I’m reading Spirit of Change for the first time and enjoyed your column.

EarthTalk: Aerosol Cans

Dear EarthTalk: What’s the deal nowadays with aerosol spray cans? I thought that the ozone-depleting chemicals used in them were eliminated back in the 1970s. Is this true? If so, what is now used as a propellant? Are aerosols still bad for the ozone layer?

EarthTalk: Green Burials

Dear EarthTalk: I’ve heard that increasing eco-awareness around the world has now extended itself to the afterlife, whereby burials can even be "green." Is that true?

EarthTalk: LED Lights

Dear EarthTalk: What's the story with LED light bulbs that are reputed to be even more energy-efficient than compact fluorescents?

Feng Shui for Everyday: A Parsonage

I’ve been reading your column in Spirit of Change. My situation is somewhat unique, but applicable to many people who must live in rented space.

Greening At Home

Eliminate Junk Mail: Cancel unwanted catalogs and cancel most unwanted credit card offers.

Alternative Power For A Cleaner World

This is in response to your fall ’08 editorial entitled "Musings." You’ve expressed a bright vision of our world, which builds on our society’s experiences of just a few generations ago.

EarthTalk: Beijing Olympics

Dear EarthTalk: The 2008 Summer Olympics in China drew a lot of attention for political reasons. One ray of light is China's effort to make the event as green as possible.

EarthTalk: Green Lawnmowers

Dear EarthTalk: What’s available now in lawnmowers that are easier on the environment?

EarthTalk: Nuclear Waste

Dear EarthTalk: I’ve heard that there are plans to build a large repository for nuclear waste in Yucca Mountain in Nevada, but that plans have been slow and are very controversial.

Greener Houses: Combining Sustainability and Comfort

David Bearg feels he's been blessed and cursed to be anti-delusional in a delusional culture.

25 Simple Ways to Use Green Technology At Home

Here’s 25 simple ways you can start using green technology today to lighten your energy load on the planet.

Redesigning Urban Transport

The world’s cities are facing unprecedented problems. In Mexico City, Tehran, Kolkata, Bangkok, Shanghai, and hundreds of other cities, the air is no longer safe to breathe.

The Fission Division - Can Nuclear Power Be Green?

Situated on a tall sea cliff above pounding waves, the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant enjoys the kind of stunning ocean view typical of Central California's rugged coast.

Musings: Green Technology

During the Great Depression, the Works Project Administration (WPA) launched a remarkable public education campaign tapping the nation’s unemployed artists to create art deco posters promoting safety, good health, conservation of natural resources, community involvement and other American values.
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Daily Astrology

December 14, 2018

The waxing Pisces Moon makes a late morning conjunction with mystery planet Neptune. The duo can have a variety of interesting effects. Daydreaming has its allures. Creative inclinations may also be strong, especially with Mars nearby in the sign of the…
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Join us the second Tuesday evening of the month for a Reiki Share in the Usui Reiki system of natural healing. We are a gathering of Reiki practitioners who share experiences, practice...

Cost: Free

Northeast Reiki Center
61 Nicholas Road, Suite B2
Framingham, MA  01701
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Sponsor: Northeast Reiki Center
Telephone: 508-808-5696
Contact Name: Lou Orsan
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The class is a combination of qi gong, yoga, meditation, and relaxation followed by a cup of healing tea. The class, developed by Korean enlightened master Ilchi Lee, is based on Sundo, a...

Cost: $10

Divine Paradigm
58b Macy St
Amesbury, MA  01913
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Contact Name: Brad Fanger

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Please join us at our monthly meetings, second Wednesday each month September - June in Westboro, MA. A welcoming community working for the greater health and wellbeing of all. Contact...

Sohum Yoga and Meditation Studio
30 Lyman St
Westborough, MA
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Journaling can be a part of your inner work and is, in fact, on the tree of contemplative practices.  Whether you are a meditator or keep a journal or neither of the above, all are welcome to...

Cost: Free

Waltham Public Library
735 Main Street
Waltham, MA  02451
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Sponsor: Louise Goldstein
Telephone: 617-710-6145
Contact Name: Waltham Public Library
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Sponsored by the Canton Spiritualist Church. Held at the Blue Hills, Canton, MA. Psychics, mediums, readings for a fee. Free healings.

Cost: Free admission

Blue Hills
Canton, MA

Sponsor: Canton Spiritualist Church
Telephone: (617) 469-2568

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Discover the power of body tapping and nature based solutions that will help you: More effectively manage and ease chronic pain issues. Clear stuck energy with body tapping. Learn the basic...

Cost: $49

Clearpoint Center
259 East Street
Stafford Springs, CT  06076
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Sponsor: Clearpoint Center
Telephone: 860-684-3994
Contact Name: Steve Munn
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With Susie Masters We warmly invite you to join us for The Winter Solstice Workshop. Celebrate the shortest day while giving yourself the space to feel and experience the now. During this...

Cost: $45

State of Grace Yoga and Wellness Center
104 East. Hartford Ave.
Uxbridge, MA  01569
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Telephone: 508-278-2818
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All are invited to a special barefoot, free style dance and live music event on December 15th from 7:30pm–10pm in Greenfield, Massachusetts. We will be having a special freestyle, barefoot...

Cost: $5-$10

The Episcopal Church of St. James & Andrew
71 Federal St.
Greenfield, MA  01301
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Sponsor: Dance Spree
Telephone: (413)658-7011 (no texting please)
Contact Name: Jasper Lapienski
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Tired of missing opportunities that could further your life, your education, even your work? Tired of missing threats that continue to hold back your life, your education, even your work? Sit down...

Cost: $40

Caffe Nero
368 Congress St
Boston, MA  02210
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Contact Name: Soni
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