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Green Living

Staying Human in a Time of Climate Change: New Author on Science, Grief, and Hope

For geographer and author M Jackson, knowing climate science isn’t enough. We need to get our hearts involved too.

He Holds The Patent That Could Destroy Monsanto And Change The World

If there's anything you read – or share – let this be it. The content of this article has potential to radically shift the world in a variety of positive ways.

Pope Francis: The Encyclical

Enjoy this 2-minute papal spoof that will leave you cheering for a champion and hopeful for our planet...

Publishers Invent New Book That Grows Into A Tree When Planted

After taking in the stories this book has to offer, children can plant the book and watch it grow back into a tree.

Lives in the Balance: The Federal Government’s Clandestine War on Wildlife

We don’t have to look far to be reminded of the billions of animals raised in factory farms and sent to slaughterhouses to be killed for food. But fewer of us are aware of the vast number of animals killed by Wildlife Services – also in the service of the meat industry.

Holy Crop: How Federal Dollars Are Financing The Water Crisis In The West

Getting plants to grow in the Sonoran Desert is made possible by importing billions of gallons of water each year. Cotton is one of the thirstiest crops in existence, and each acre cultivated there demands six times as much water as lettuce...

Make Polluters Pay Us

Instead of investing in dirty fuels, let’s start charging polluters for poisoning our skies – and then invest the revenue so that it benefits everyone.

Boston: America’s Most Energy Efficient City

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy has released it’s 2nd edition of the City Energy Efficiency Scorecard.

Good Nursing Home Feng Shui

The floor plan of an assisted living facility with good feng shui encourages mingling, connection and easy access.

EarthTalk: Disposable Batteries — Trash or Recycle?

Truth be told, those old used-up disposable alkaline batteries aren’t the environmental menace they used to be.

United Plant Savers’ Botanical Sanctuary Network

A group of plant enthusiasts is safeguarding the future of North American wild medicinal plants.

Feng Shui for Everyday: Cul-de-sac Houses

Cul-de-sacs are a classic feng shui dilemma and there are literally dozens of factors to consider in determining whether the feng shui is positive or not.

EarthTalk: Plastic Bag Bans

Dear EarthTalk: What’s the latest on efforts to ban plastic bags? How many U.S. locales have instituted some kind of ban, and have these initiatives made a dent in the amount of plastic litter?

Feng Shui for Everyday: Homebuyers Feng Shui Guide

Look for these signs of helpful feng shui energy in the new home you are buying.

Fighting An Invisible Enemy In Our High-Tech World

It’s hard to believe that something could have an adversarial effect on you if you can’t even see it! This is a huge challenge in our high-tech world today, as we are getting hit with nearly 300,000 detrimental frequencies per minute...

The 100% Natural Solution

Delighting in the elemental and elegant things of nature is a privilege of membership in the human race.

Aromatic Plants — Cultivating The Scented Garden Within

Fragrant herbs are the way to take your garden with you, to refresh your own internal temple.

EarthTalk® Preventing Wildfires

Dear EarthTalk: Why are wildfires on the increase and what can be done to stop them from happening?

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?
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Daily Astrology

April 10, 2020

In this uneasy time when so many of us face reorganized schedules, newly emerging priorities and open-ended uncertainties, the stars now offer light in the darkness, glimpses of a saner, more just world. Mental Mercury is at the final degree of the…
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April 2020

April 5–8 Kundalini Yoga Therapy for Facing Death & Transforming Grief with Shanti Shanti Kaur Khalsa, PhD, Director of Guru Ram Das Center for Medicine & Humanology When we...

Cost: $688

Where:
Available Remotely
, MA


Sponsor: Yoga At The Ashram
Telephone: 508-376-4525
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Thich Nhat Hanh describes mindfulness as “the capacity to be aware of what is going on – what is there.” In these extraordinarily volatile times of racism-related dukkah, it may...

Cost: Suggested donation for general attendance is $15. CE credits available for $30.

Where:
Online
, MA


Sponsor: Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy
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Are you going through a divorce, contemplating divorce, or recovering from divorce? Join our online Divorce Boot Camp, and we’ll help you get into shape! Join us and learn about the finer...

Cost: Free

Where:
Online Event
, MA


Sponsor: Vesta: Redefining Divorce
Telephone: 508-744-6014
Contact Name: Deanna Coyle
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Join us on Facebook Live for a guided meditation in the energy of this month’s full moon.

Cost: $11

Where:
Facebook Live
, MA


Sponsor: The LoveLight Center
Telephone: (207) 216-9584
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Message from Ritu Kapur: I sincerely hope that you are staying healthy and taking care of yourself during these uncertain times. I am seeing/ noticing a lot of anxiety and worry everywhere, not...

Cost: Free

Where:
Online
, MA


Sponsor: Sohum Yoga and Meditation Studio
Telephone: 508-329-3338
Contact Name: Ritu Kapur
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Robert Rivest will share powerful mindfulness practices that accentuate the positive, build greater resiliency and compassion for yourself and others, and empower you to live your best...

Cost: $20 early bird

Where:
Online
, MA


Sponsor: Sohum Yoga and Meditation Studio
Telephone: 508-329-3338
Contact Name: Ritu Kapur
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