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How Communities Worldwide Are Going Zero Waste

Communities worldwide are committing to wasting less and reusing more. If you are too, read on to learn and be inspired by examples of communities coming together to create innovative strategies for getting to zero waste.

Designing A More Sustainable Home

By choosing to design a sustainable home, you are also deciding to protect Earth's natural resources, support the ecosystem, and provide a healthier environment in which you and your family will live.

The First Step In Managing Plastic Waste Is Measuring It – Here's How We Did It For One Caribbean Country

Countries around the world throw away millions of tons of plastic trash every year. Finding ways to manage plastic waste is daunting even for wealthy nations, but for smaller and less-developed countries it can be overwhelming.

From Coffee To Cosmetics, Companies Are Looking For Ways To Protect The Plants Their Products Are Made From

As crop varieties disappear, boosting biodiversity becomes smart business.

Yes, It’s Still Up To You To Do Something About Climate Change

Increasingly, we’re hearing that individual action is insignificant relative to needed political change, but that doesn’t mean you’re off the hook.

A Practical Guide To EMF Mitigation

Here to address what you can do to remediate that influence is Lloyd Burrell, who has been an advocate for EMF safety and consumer education for the last 15 years.

You’re Not So Different From An Octopus: Rethinking Our Relationship To Animals

Animal whisperer Sy Montgomery argues that we share greater similarities than differences with our fellow animals, and that fact should make us reexamine our relationships with them.

To Feed Or Not To Feed? The Dilemma Of Interacting With Birds And Other Wildlife

Researchers are discovering plenty of ecological impacts — positive and negative — when humans interfere with wild animals’ natural eating routines.

The Way Climate Change Unites Us

The Practical Farmers of Iowa waste no time on partisan politics as they face the challenges of extreme weather and depleted soils.

“Stop What You’re Doing And Watch This”: Intense Praise For Apocalypse-Themed Climate 2020 Campaign Ad

“It's a catastrophe of our own creation—but it doesn’t have to end this way,” says Andrew Romanoff, a Democratic hopeful for U.S. Senate running in Colorado.

Is It Ethical To Keep Pets And Other Animals? It Depends On Where You Keep Them

Living on a farm with five different species, including chickens and dogs, has convinced me of an animal’s right to place, too.

Do “Environmentally Responsible” Products Help The Planet? Or Do They Just Get Us To Buy More Stuff?

Some say that so-called “conscious consumerism” is good for our planet. Others see it as just a way to assuage our overconsuming consciences.

Stories Happen In Forests: Grow & Forage

Human beings have a deep connection to forests that goes beyond the critically important clean water, clean air, and protection from climate change that they provide us.

Celebrate The Radical Power Of DIY During MAKE SMTHNG Week

Consumerism is a major part of Western culture all year, but there is no day more iconic for shopping and spending than Black Friday. For socially conscious consumers hoping to reduce their impact, there is another option: MAKE SMTHNG Week which begins on November 29th, 2019.

Is Your Skin-Care Product Turning Your Skin Into Swiss Cheese

Visit any drugstore and you’ll find a dizzying array of choices for skin-care products. That’s no surprise, says UC San Francisco dermatology professor Peter Elias, MD…

The World Needs The Amazon, But Right Now The Amazon Needs Us

While global leaders fiddle as the world burns, citizens are acting to support indigenous tribes and ecosystems.

5 Charts Show How Your Household Drives Up Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions

As the public conversation about climate change gets increasingly serious, many Americans may be wondering: How do my individual choices affect climate change?

Saving Endangered Species: 5 Essential Reads

These five articles describe public perceptions of the Endangered Species Act and the challenges of saving species on the edge.

Why The Planet Needs You To Repair Your Broken Stuff

Overproduction and planned obsolescence are the new normal. But fixing your broken things is a way to resist—and build community.

Why The ‘Brain-Eating’ Amoeba Found In Freshwater Lakes – While Rare – Is So Deadly

Composed of a single cell, amoeba seem harmless enough: They look like playful critters waltzing under the spotlight of a microscope until they come upon a group of bacteria.

EarthTalk: Fires In The Amazon Rainforest

Dear EarthTalk: What are the ramifications of these horrendous fires taking place now in the Amazon Rainforest? What can be done to stop the madness?

5 Steps To Sustainable House Building

Here’s a list of ideas that can help steer you towards creating a more sustainable and eco-friendly home.

15 Amazing Things You Can Check Out From The Library (Besides Books)

Many libraries loan far more than books — unique libraries around the world offer patrons the chance to check out everything from baking pans to robotics kits.

Is Collaborative Housing Right For You?

Living with others isn’t just for college roommates anymore. Collaborative housing is a great option for anyone who wants to live in community.

Why Are Harmful Flame-Retardant Chemicals Still Showing Up In Children’s Toys?

Despite being largely phased out a decade ago because of their adverse health effects, PBDEs continue to show up in everyday products made from recycled plastics.

We Ignore Thousands Of Threatened Plant Species At Our Own Peril

We take plants for granted because they are all around us, but more than 20 percent of the world's known plant species are threatened with extinction. It’s time to urge our elected representatives to protect plants with a stronger Endangered Species Act.

Are Bioplastics Better For The Environment Than Conventional Plastics?

Confusion among terms like bioplastics, bio-based and biodegradable plastics makes it hard to discern — and make — the environmentally responsible choice.

Earthtalk: Cell Service In National Parks

Dear EarthTalk: I was appalled to find out on a recent backpacking trip to Yosemite National Park that I could get three bars of service on my cell phone. What about getting away from it all?

Creating A Backyard Paradise With Tropical Plants

Have you ever wondered how you can make your backyard look and feel like a tropical paradise? With a few simple techniques in layout, color, and plant choices, you’ll be enjoying your personal tropical paradise in no time.

How The Secret Language Of Plants Can Make Agriculture More Environmentally Friendly

Freshly cut grass is a quintessential smell of summer. While the smell might conjure memories of lemonade stands and kids playing outside, it also serves another purpose.
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February 25, 2020

A mid-morning lunar sextile to Saturn sets the day off on a productive track. Most folks feel more than equal to the day’s challenges. However, the Pisces Moon is soon void of course. Focus and commitment waver. Do your best to keep up with ongoing…
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February 2020

With Kacey O’Donnell  Start Date: February 23, 2020   Come explore the spiritual path of Wicca! Discover more about nature, energy, magick and yourself. This 12-month course...

Cost: $1195 (Early Bird $1095)

Where:
Women of Wisdom
118 Washington Street
North Easton, MA  02356
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Sponsor: Women of Wisdom
Telephone: 508-230-3680
Contact Name: Women of Wisdom
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The Basics Of Using Essential Oils Presenter: Kay Judge CCA Are you curious about how essential oils work and how to use them safely? This class will provide a basic understanding of the...

Cost: $25

Where:
Center for Inner Wellness
26B Main Street
Chester, MA  01011
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Sponsor: Center for Inner Wellness
Telephone: 413-242-4069
Contact Name: Kay Judge
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Come shine with us! Join us in harmony and in our goal to bring the light of Spiritualism forward to all those who are searching.

Where:
VFW Post 2597
775 Boston Rd, Rt 3A
Billerica, MA
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Sponsor: The Spiritualist Fellowship Church Of New England
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A Fundraiser for Lucy’s Love Bus Monday February 24th at 5:30pm (Snow date: March 2nd) Join us for complimentary appetizers, free door prizes, drinks, fun music, a raffle and auction with...

Where:
Crave Restaurant
10 Water Street
Amesbury, MA
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Telephone: 857-277-1984
Contact Name: Kerry
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With Anna DeWitte Mondays—starts 1/27 Our next new class! Join Anna (one of our recent grads) for her mild heat class! The temperature will hover around 80 degrees which helps to loosen...

Cost: $17

Where:
State of Grace Yoga & Wellness Center
104 East Hartford Ave.
Uxbridge, MA  01569
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Sponsor: State of Grace Yoga and Wellness Center
Telephone: 508-278-2818
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Discover Beauty. Discover Goodness. Discover Yourself. Your soul’s gifts are waiting. Breathe. Find stillness. The spark you need to ignite your life is here, within. Max Meditation...

Cost: $15

Where:
Modern Mystery School Boston
132 Charles St
3rd Floor
Auburndale, MA  02466
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Sponsor: Modern Mystery School Boston
Telephone: 617-694-0994
Contact Name: Jordan Bain
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2nd and 4th Monday of every month This psychic message circle is for anyone wishing to raise their connection using their psychic centers known as the “clairs.” Learn how to use...

Cost: $20

Where:
Messages From Heaven Healing and Learning Center
646 Central Street
Suite 3
Leominster, MA
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Automatic & Channel Writing — Class 2 of 3 Discussion of the process of writing and channeling. Continued writing practice and connecting practice and exercises. Discussion of...

Cost: At door $20; online reg. $15

Where:
The Healing Power of Flowers — Heaven and Earth
68 Stiles Rd, Unit A
Salem, NH  03079
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Sponsor: The Healing Power of Flowers - Heaven and Earth
Telephone: 603-275-7688
Contact Name: Stacey
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Join Life Coach Cheryl Richardson and her husband, Michael Gerrish, a psychotherapist and gifted intuitive, for a special evening designed to help you upgrade your life!  During this event,...

Cost: $35

Where:
Circles of Wisdom
386 Merrimack Street, #1A
Methuen, MA  01844
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Sponsor: Circles of Wisdom
Telephone: 978-474-8010
Contact Name: Cathy Kneeland
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February 27–29 Annie Appleseed Project: all-volunteer cancer nonprofit helps people make informed decisions on lifestyle issues, complementary therapies and holistic treatments....

Where:
West Palm Beach, FL


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15 minutes for only $25 with some of our most popular readers! Plus, all merchandise will be 10% off too! Genevieve Hackett - Tarot or Mediumship Readings Renee Walsh - Destiny Divination...

Cost: $25

Where:
Circles of Wisdom
386 Merrimack Street, #1A
Methuen, MA  01844
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Sponsor: Circles of Wisdom
Telephone: 978-474-8010
Contact Name: Cathy Kneeland
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Kundalini yoga and Naad yoga (the yoga of sound), are powerful tools that help us to cope with challenges, change our state, and lift us into an elevated experience. We all know what it is like...

Cost: $35, $40 at the door

Where:
Yoga At The Ashram
368 Village St.
Millis, MA  02054
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Telephone: 508-376-4525
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Get a personal teaching for Brother Granite's new Visionary Shamanism Tarot. This class includes the new Visionary Shamanism Tarot deck as well a 90 minute one on one class with Brother Granite...

Cost: $80

Where:
407 Deans Plaza
407 Rte 44
The Enchanted Forest Taunton
Raynham, MA  02767
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Sponsor: Brother Granite
Telephone: 774-208-6195
Contact Name: Granite
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