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Investments in Going Green During Your Next Home Remodeling

When you're planning for your next home renovation project, consider making things more environmentally-friendly. Not only is a greener lifestyle good for the planet, but it provides you and your family an array of health benefits, too.

16 Ways To Lead A Zero Waste Life

With just 111 possessions and an adventurer’s heart, Rob Greenfield is on a mission to create a “happier, healthier existence for all humans, creatures, and plants.”

It's Time To Get Rid Of Your Lawn!

A growing number of homeowners are converting part or all of their lawns to a less thirsty form of landscape.

World's First Self-Charging, Folding Electric Bike Never Runs Out Of Juice

Electric bikes are a great way to zip around town with less pedal power…

Plant Diversity Naturally Repels Pests Without Pesticides Or Herbicides

A new study has unveiled why a field with a variety of plants seems to attract fewer plant-eating insects than farm land with just one type of crop.

10 Tips To Green Your Halloween

Sometimes the thought of potential Halloween trash can be more frightening than Halloween itself. Here are some green Halloween tips that are sure to scare away waste without affecting your Halloween treats!

The Island That Time Forgot

The producer of The Magic and Mystery of Sable Island delves into his experiences visiting this incredibly remote and beautiful island.

Agroforestry Can Help Planet And Profits

Researchers say agroforestry systems offer a solution to helping combat climate change, feeding the world and increasing farmers’ profits.

7 Bees Facing Extinction Added To Endangered Species List For First Time

The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) has added seven bee species to the endangered species list, a first for bees. Native to Hawaii, these yellow-faced bees are facing extinction due to habitat loss, wildfires and invasive species.

How To Raise An Environmentalist

Helping children form an emotional attachment to nature may be key to protecting our planet's future.

This Fabric Can Power Your Phone

Scientists in the US and China have fashioned the ultimate in power dressing: a fabric that recovers energy from movement, and at the same time turns sunlight into electricity.

Three Surprising Ways Big Companies Are Making The World A Greener Place

Taking care of the planet is a responsibility we all share. Individuals can make small changes that add up, but when big businesses make an effort to be eco-friendly it can have a huge impact.

First Country Emerges To Ban Plastic Cutlery, Plates and Cups

Knowing the threat plastic poses to our environment and health, Narayana Peesapathy created a tasty and nutritious alternative: edible cutlery.

Why Fixing Your Phone Is One Of The Most Empowering Things You Can Do

You become something more than just a consumer. Something different. Something better. You're a fixer. And armed with a screwdriver and a repair manual, you can fix the world—one broken gadget at a time.

EarthTalk: Protecting The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

What’s the latest in the battle over whether or not to permanently protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR)?

Ants, Birds And Bacteria Can Teach Humanity About Teamwork

Researchers believe that some of the most complex technologies of our times, such as robotics or cognitive computing, can learn a thing or two from swarms of ants, pigeons and bacteria.

‘Sickening’ Killing Of Wolf Pack Proceeds Despite Research Debunking Program

New research shows killing wild predators may not only be ineffective in protecting livestock, but can actually increase livestock deaths.

Japan’s Notorious Dolphin Hunt Is Where The World’s Aquariums Shop

The notorious annual dolphin hunt got underway last week in the small Japanese town of Taiji. During the six-month hunting season, terrified dolphins are violently herded into a narrow cove. Most are slaughtered — but scores of “good-looking” ones are captured and shipped off to aquariums.

ZeroLandfill Project Upcycles Free Materials For Artists And Educators

Since 2006, ZeroLandfill projects around the country have diverted more than one million pounds of materials, with the Nashville-area Harvest upcycling more than 100,000 pounds on its own.

Fatigue, Migraines Linked To Fracking As Case Builds For National Ban

New research published Thursday links severe fatigue and migraine headaches to hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, leading to renewed calls for a ban on the controversial oil and gas extraction method.

How To Get Clean Energy At Home For Free

Whether you live in a home or apartment, as long as you pay a utility bill, you can sign up for clean energy with Arcadia Power.

Seven Home Design Elements To Help Children Learn Language

Children's language development can be enhanced through home design. Families can evaluate how their home supports speaking and listening for both children and adults. Many design solutions can be identified and economically implemented that enhance language development. Consider the following seven home design elements and solutions.

Serendipity Leads to Revolutionary Ergonomic Design

We live in a square Western culture, but ergonomics are based on round and moving centrifugally. As a furniture designer living and working in a small fishing village in downeast Maine back in 2009, I was working on a solution for surviving a faltering economy when serendipity struck.

EarthTalk: Your Environmental Questions Answered

Why do environmentalists consider Hawaii “ground zero” in the fight against genetically engineered crops?

Extinction On Your Plate?

The Center for Biological Diversity released extinction facts labels as part of its Take Extinction Off Your Plate campaign.

Should You Be Concerned About Plastic And Other Human Debris In Your Seafood?

Plastics and other debris can harm marine wildlife and can leach harmful chemicals into the ocean. Does that mean your seafood might be carrying these hazards, too?

Seven Questions With Denise O’Brien, Farmer And Founder Of Women, Food And Agriculture Network

Food Tank recently had the opportunity to speak with Denise O’Brien, farmer and founder of Women, Food Agriculture Network, who will be speaking at the 1st Annual Chicago Food Tank Summit on November 16, 2016.

Tom’s Foolery

Tom’s of Maine, that homespun brand from the quaint little state of Maine, wouldn’t lie to you about its toothpaste, would it?

Ten Questions With Gene Baur, Co-Founder And President Of Farm Sanctuary

Food Tank recently had the opportunity to speak with Gene Baur, Co-Founder and President of Farm Sanctuary, who will be speaking at the 1st Annual Chicago Food Tank Summit.

The $25,000 Open Source, Modular, Eco-Home

The Open Building Institute is an open source effort to make affordable housing widely available while fostering collaborative and ecological practices. The project is focused on low cost and rapidly-built structures that are modular, ecological, and energy efficient.
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Daily Astrology

March 21, 2019

Good relationships are a lifeblood while Lady Luna visits Libra. However, the Cosmos has tricks up its sleeve. Venus, the Goddess of Love is in a testing square with Mars and also a soothing sextile with Jupiter. The prior aspect, exact before sunrise…
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March 2019

Sunday afternoon: 3–4:30pm at Hillside Herbals Spring Tonics II: the spring tonic herbs—it's about circulation, assimilation and elimination—tincturing. Rachel has...

Cost: Drop in Fee $10 includes all materials and handouts.

Where:
Hillside Herbals
Jefferson, MA


Sponsor: Hillside Herbals
Telephone: 508-847-8615
Contact Name: Rachel Ross
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March 20–23 9am-3pm each day Experience transformation guided by Mother Mary. Through Divine vibration, you will be aligned for quicker healing and evolving with mind body spirit and...

Cost: $500

Where:
, MA


Sponsor: The LoveLight Center
Telephone: (207) 216-9584
Contact Name: Cheryl Banfield

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The American Center for Bioregulatory Medicine and Dentistry (The BioMed Center) is the most comprehensive center in North America for bioregulatory medicine and dentistry. Come see what...

Cost: Free and open to the public

Where:
111 Chestnut Street
Providence, RI
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Discover how you can release tight muscles and improve range of motion in locked joints in a weekly ESSENTRICS stretch classes led by Raindrop Fisher, certified Essentrics instructor. Raindrop is a...

Cost: $10 drop-in / $100 for 12 classes

Where:
Village at Waterman Lake
Function Room - Chalet Bldg
715 Putnam Pike
Greenville, RI  02828
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Sponsor: Healthier Fit Lifestyle
Telephone: 401-678-0950
Contact Name: Raindrop Fisher
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This 8 week series in Tai Chi will provide you with everything you need to get started in a personal Tai Chi practice. Just for Beginners—there is no expectation, and no pressure in...

Cost: $137 for 8 weeks

Where:
Spiral Path Connections
218 Boston Street
Unit 104
Topsfield, MA  01983
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Sponsor: The Spiral Path
Telephone: 978-314-4264
Contact Name: Johanna Hattendorf
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“All we need is love” the Beatles claimed in 1960’s. In fact, we have been looking for love from the beginning of time. We are conditioned that it is love which brings us...

Cost: $35

Where:
Circles of Wisdom
386 Merrimack Street, Suite 1-A
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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“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 the...

Cost: $30 (some hardship rates available)

Where:
Spontaneous Celebrations
45 Danforth Street
Jamaica Plain, MA  02130
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Telephone: 617-233-6410
Contact Name: Allen Howell, M.Ed.LMHC
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Only $225 if you register for both days! Save $25! Please click here to register for both workshops. This is a 2 day course being held Saturday and Sunday, March 23...

Cost: $125

Where:
Circles of Wisdom
386 Merrimack Street, Suite 1-A
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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Former Buddhist monk and world renowned healer, Seth Monk, will be giving a Siddha Healing to our community. Seth will be accompanied by Shannon Fitzgerald, an AromaReiki Master for a beautiful...

Cost: $35

Where:
Sohum Yoga and Meditation Studio
30 Lyman Street, Suite 108B
Westborough Shopping Center
Westborough, MA  01581
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Sponsor: www.SOHUM.org
Telephone: 508-329-3338
Contact Name: Ritu Kapur
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Former Buddhist monk and world renowned healer, Seth Monk, will be giving a Siddha healing to our community. Seth will be accompanied by Shannon Fitzgerald, an AromaReiki master for a beautiful...

Cost: $35 early-bird ($40 after 3/19)

Where:
Sohum Yoga and Meditation Studio
30 Lyman Street, Suite 108B
Westborough Shopping Center
Westborough, MA  01581
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Sponsor: www.SOHUM.org
Telephone: 508-329-3338
Contact Name: Ritu Kapur
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In her art and spirit workshops, Melissa combines her gift as an intuitive with her extensive background in painting to help you to work through creative blocks and learn or refine technique. Come...

Cost: $150

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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Journey back into the experience of peace, harmony and inner power through this unique meditation practice. Explore the power of your thoughts and how they can bring you inner harmony and help you...

Cost: Free

Where:
Inner Space Meditation Center & Gallery
1110 Massachussetts Ave
Cambridge, MA
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Telephone: 617-547-1110
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Psychics, mediums, angel readers, spirit art. Reiki, chair massage, IET, Gaiadon Heart, crystal healings, etc. Sign yourself up for a few appointments and bring your friends! Appointments...

Where:
Women Of Wisdom
118 Washington Street
North Easton, MA  02356
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Telephone: (508) 230-3680
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6 Saturdays 10am–11:30am February 23–March 30, 2019 Taijiquan (Tai Chi ) is a healing martial art, using breath and movement together to strengthen the body and quiet...

Cost: $120

Where:
Metta Wellness
679 Pleasant Street
Paxton, MA  01612
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Sponsor: Metta Wellness
Telephone: 774-245-5487
Contact Name: Rick Rocha
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