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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.

EarthTalk: Cleantech

Dear EarthTalk: What is the "cleantech" business sector and why have I been hearing that term so much lately?

EarthTalk: Green Websites

Dear EarthTalk: What are some of the best online sources of environmental information?

EarthTalk: Whale Carcasses

Dear EarthTalk: It is true that the carcasses of whales that wash up on shore are considered danger­ous to humans because of the amount of toxins and chemi­cals in their blubber?

Feng Shui and Backyard Metal

I read in your last column that the left rear quadrant of my property represents my wealth sector and that I should avoid placing metal there...

The Green Wall And Rockets of China

Each year as we travel to China to explore its many wonders, one cannot help but notice changes that are going on around the country. Some are good and some are bad.

EarthTalk: Carbon Offsets

Carbon offsets are monies that consumers and businesses pay voluntarily to compensate for the greenhouse gas emissions they generate directly by driving, flying, running the air conditioning and otherwise using non-renewable energy.

EarthTalk: Environmental Clubs at School

Participating in an environmental club is an excellent way for high school students to learn about environmental issues while providing measurable benefit to their community.

Earthtalk: Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs

Analysts at the nonprofit Earth Policy Institute (EPI) estimate that the United States could close 80 coal-fired power plants if Americans switched over en masse to compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs).

EarthTalk: Green Jobs

With just about every company trying to green its products, services and internal operations these days, there has never been a better time to find a green job.

Plan B 3.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization

“In late summer 2007, reports of ice melting were coming at a frenetic pace. Experts were “stunned” when an area of Arctic sea ice almost twice the size of Britain disappeared in a single week,” writes Lester R. Brown in his new book, Plan B 3.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization (W.W. Norton & Company).

An Indoor Winter Reiki Garden

A new age in garden practices is blooming including organic gardening and bringing heirloom varieties of seeds back into home gardens.

Earth Talk: Dishwasher and Laundry Soaps

The average North American produces between 60 and 150 gallons of wastewater every day, much of it a result of washing dishes and clothes.

EarthTalk: Paper or Plastic?

Yes the city of San Francisco did just recently ban plastic bags. Large supermarkets and pharmacies there must eliminate plastic shopping bags by early 2008 in favor of bags made from either paper or compostable and biodegradable cornstarch.

Feng Shui for Everyday: Office Spaces

Feeling trapped in your windowless office cubicle? Try some feng shui advice to bring harmony to your office space.

Greener Homes and Gardens: Tips For "Greening" Your Wedding

With all the excess of energy and material expended for just one day of a traditional wedding, planning a wedding for the “green” bride and groom may seem impossible...

Journey Into The Amazon

It was the winter of 1994, and I traveled upriver in the Amazon, away from the remote frontier town of Iquitos. As we traveled further and further upriver each day...

Designing Your Peaceful Sanctuary Garden

Would you enjoy having your own oasis of peace - a nature-filled garden for meditation and reflection?

EarthTalk: Canning at Home

Dear EarthTalk: My grandmother was a home canner, and I'm interested in getting involved myself. Where do I learn about the benefits to my health and to the environment?

EarthTalk: Environmentally Friendly Car Wash

Dear EarthTalk: What is the most environmentally friendly way I can wash my car: doing it myself or going to the local car wash?

EarthTalk: Environmentally Safe Cat Litter

Dear EarthTalk: What kinds of cat litters are kinder to the environment: traditional clay litters (so-called clumping litters) or other varieties?

Enjoy A Little World Change With Your Coffee

Who would ever think that the simple act of buying and enjoying superior quality coffee could also represent a powerful societal statement and help lead to better lives for hundreds of thousands of people around the world?

Feng Shui for Everyday: Doors

Doors are important for reasons almost too numerous to mention. They represent, and literally are, the membrane between your public and private life.

Greener Homes and Gardens: Urban Homesteading

Homesteading, or the back to the land movement on a rural property isn’t for everyone, but living a sustainable, self-sufficient lifestyle is appealing to many.

Top Ten Rules of Eco-Travel: How to Make a Difference When You Go

Planning your next vacation? How about Nicaragua? Or Cambodia? What about Borneo? All of these destinations have thrown their names into the tourism market, thanks in large part to ecotourism.
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Daily Astrology

January 20, 2019

This is a powerful day. The Sun enters Aquarius during the early morning hours while the nearly Full Moon chugs along through her own sign of Cancer. Venus is at odds with Neptune, setting the stage for tonight’s Supermoon lunar eclipse. While the Sun…
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January 2019

Join acupuncturist and eastern medicine specialist Linda Davis to: 1) Learn and practice a simple method to access your pendulum’s divination powers; 2) experience various types of...

Cost: $20–$25

Where:
Portal Crystal Gallery
489 Massachusetts Ave
Arlington, MA  02474
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Telephone: 781-859-5373
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Once used as a diagnostic tool for physicians, the palms and hands give us insight into physical health and emotional well-being. Learning to decipher the differences in hands and the meanings...

Cost: $250

Where:
The Soul Purpose
1225 Gar Highway
Swansea, MA  02777
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Sponsor: The Soul Purpose
Telephone: 774-264-1329
Contact Name: Jessica Kozak
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Celebrating the new year, the new you!  Come detox, relax and get your new year readings while you recharge in our sanctuary! We have a fun line up of readers and healers providing...

Cost: $60- 3 Service package special; $25 - single service

Where:
Healing Power of Flowers - Heaven and Earth
68 Stiles Road
Suite A
Salem, NH  03079
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Sponsor: Healing Power of Flowers - Heaven and Earth
Telephone: 603-275-7688
Contact Name: Stacey Smith
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Did you know that forgiveness heals? It can reduce depression, ease anxiety, increase our well-being, and facilitate the body's natural healing response. Many of us may get the concept of...

Cost: $60

Where:
private office
North Andover, MA  01845


Sponsor: Diana Harris
Telephone: 978-973-6637
Contact Name: Diana Harris
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The most powerful things in the universe are invisible. Energy which is the most powerful of physical and spiritual forces is invisible. The most precious and important things that matter in...

Cost: Free

Where:
Inner Space Meditation Center & Gallery
1110 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA  02138
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Telephone: 617-547-1110
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MBSR: Mindful Based Stress Reduction Mindfulness, as taught in the MBSR program, is recognized worldwide as the gold standard in mindfulness training and is one of the greatest...

Cost: Free

Where:
Life Care PT
38 Southwest Cutoff
Northborough, MA  01532
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Sponsor: The Center for Resilient Living
Telephone: 508-556-7022
Contact Name: Ginny Wholley
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“Master your breath, let the self be in bliss, contemplate on the sublime within you.” —Krishnamacharya Join us for an evening of deep exploration and transformation using...

Cost: $30 (limited hardship rates available)

Where:
Spontaneous Celebrations
45 Danforth Street
Jamaica Plain, MA  02130
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Telephone: 617-233-6410
Contact Name: Allen B. Howell
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Listen as Lauren channels messages from loved ones to prove you are never alone. An intimate event with tested and endorsed research medium.  Visit website for tickets. Doors open at 6:30...

Cost: $50

Where:
The Spiritual Path with Lauren Bortolami
129 N. Main Street
Mansfield, MA  02048
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Sponsor: Lauren Bortolami Robbins
Telephone: 508-339-8111
Contact Name: Lauren Robbins
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With Sherri Snyder-Roche. This yoga workshop will explore self-compassion, self-love and pushing through discomfort to help your recovery process. Recovery from divorce, eating disorders,...

Cost: $95 for 6 weeks or $17 drop in

Where:
State of Grace Yoga and Wellness Center
104 E. Hartford Avenue, Unit A
Uxbridge, MA  01569
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Telephone: 508-278-2818
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Women Rising Together—Women’s Workshop This workshop is designed for women who are facing a challenge and would like to come together with other spiritually minded women to explore...

Cost: $25

Where:
Apple Tree Arts
1 Grafton Common
Grafton, MA  01519
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Contact Name: Christine Johnson

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Intuitive medium Laura Wooster is honored to present this evening of spirit messages from your loved ones on the other side. She will deliver evidential messages of love, hope, and comfort from...

Cost: $25

Where:
Circles of Wisdom
386 Merrimack Street
Suite 1-A
Methuen, MA  01844
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Sponsor: Circles of Wisdom
Telephone: 978-474-8010
Contact Name: Cathy Kneeland
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Holistic Problem-Solving with Dr. HermanSJr. Tired of missing opportunities that could further your life, your education, even your work? Tired of missing threats that continue to hold back your...

Cost: $100

Where:
Caffe Nero
368 Congress Street
Boston, MA  02210
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Telephone: 321.30.PSYCH(7792)
Contact Name: Soni
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Instructor: Stacey Piwinski Adult Level Spend half a winter’s day working with warm, cozy, and colorful yarn! Each participant will learn to weave their own circular weaving, starting...

Cost: $65

Where:
Creative Spirit
80 Washington Street
Marblehead, MA  01945
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Sponsor: Creative Spirit
Telephone: 781-797-0389
Contact Name: Peyton Pugmire
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Start this intensive January 26 This is an excellent series for those who are on a healing journey of any sort, as we access the Akashic field of energy to clear your path and...

Cost: $860 or three payments of $366

Where:
, MA


Telephone: (978) 835-0005
Contact Name: Nancy

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Holistic Problem-Solving with Dr. HermanSJr. Tired of missing opportunities that could further your life, your education, even your work? Tired of missing threats that continue to hold back your...

Cost: $100

Where:
Caffe Nero
368 Congress Street
Boston, MA  02210
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Telephone: 321.30.PSYCH(7792)
Contact Name: Soni
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