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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.

Climate Change Solutions: What You can Do Right Now

We know. It's overwhelming. We’re being warned daily about the threat of global warming and the harm it is causing our planet's ecosystem, triggering: severe weather changes...
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Daily Astrology

February 20, 2020

The first third of today is dominated by the union of the Capricorn Moon, Jupiter, Saturn and Pluto. These planets have not all been gathered in the Sign of the Goat since 1284, seven hundred and thirty-six years ago! Indeed, we are now granted an…
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February 2020

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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January 19th, February 16th, March 8th by appointment only. Kinetic Chain Release (KCR) to balance body, resolve leg length discrepancies, reduce back, shoulder, knee, hip pain and reduce stress...

Cost: $65 to $145

Where:
Leapin' Lizards
449 Forest Ave
Portland, ME  04101
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Sponsor: Leapin' Lizards
Telephone: 207-221-2363
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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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Automatic & Channel Writing — Class 1 of 3 Discussion of channel writing and then spending the rest of the class practicing writing. Getting comfortable writing either with paper and...

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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In celebration of Pediatric Dentistry Month and recognizing children’s oral health as a foundation for life-long health, join us for a free, fun and informational evening about how holistic...

Cost: Free

Where:
The BioMed Center New England
111 Chestnut Street
Ste 1
Providence, RI  02903
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Sponsor: The BioMed Center New England
Telephone: 833-8BIOMED
Contact Name: Admin Desk
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Free Workshop: What happens to the marital home in divorce? Join us for this timely seminar led by Attorney Beth Aarons, Realtor Sky Minckler, and Mortgage Consultant Craig Tashjian as they...

Cost: Free

Where:
Skylark Law & Mediation, PC
9 Main Street
Southborough, MA  01772
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Sponsor: Vesta: Redefining Divorce
Telephone: 508-744-6014
Contact Name: Deanna Coyle
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Are you considering, going through or recovering from divorce? Join us at our FREE Daytime Divorce Boot Camp, and we’ll help you get into shape! In response to requests from people who...

Cost: Free

Where:
Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation
180 Wells Avenue
Suite 300
Newton, MA  02459
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Sponsor: Vesta: Redefining Divorce
Telephone: 508-744-6014
Contact Name: Deanna Coyle
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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: $40

Where:
Friends Meeting House
5 Longfellow Park
Cambridge, MA  02138
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Sponsor: Allen Howell, M.Ed. LMHC
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February 22nd & 23rd Deepen your knowledge and practice of Reiki. Facilitated by Lou Orsan, Reiki Shihan (Master-Teacher) This two-day Level II Training enhances...

Cost: $250

Where:
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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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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