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DESIGN A SUSTAINABLE LIFESTYLE: How making mindful, conscious choices can help us live better

DESIGN A SUSTAINABLE LIFESTYLE: How making mindful, conscious choices can help us live better

“Treat Nature well, and Nature will treat you well. Hurt or destroy Nature, and Nature will soon destroy you.” –...
July 26, 2016 × 0 comments

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NATURAL GAS ISN’T THE ANSWER: The U.S. Clean Power Plan’s Fatal Flaw

NATURAL GAS ISN’T THE ANSWER: The U.S. Clean Power Plan’s Fatal Flaw

There’s a fatal flaw in President Obama’s Clean Power Plan. He proposes to continue and even increase our reliance on...
February 22, 2016 × 0 comments

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WHAT A WASTE: 6 easy ways we can reduce food waste… and a few not so easy ways

WHAT A WASTE: 6 easy ways we can reduce food waste… and a few not so easy ways

It’s about this time of year that I start wondering what will happen to all of the pumpkins dotting the fields and filling up...
November 12, 2015 × 1 comment

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CROSS-SPECIES BONDING: Nonhuman beings in human social services

CROSS-SPECIES BONDING: Nonhuman beings in human social services

Animals have developed a place in social services directed to some of the most vulnerable populations in our societies. Therapeutic...
September 27, 2015 × 1 comment

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ENVIRONMENTAL VIOLENCE: How harming the environment literally harms us

ENVIRONMENTAL VIOLENCE: How harming the environment literally harms us

It’s not news for anyone to hear that beating the living hell out of our natural environment isn’t a good idea for humanity:...
July 9, 2015 × 0 comments

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WARNING FROM ISHMAEL: The right way to live

WARNING FROM ISHMAEL: The right way to live

The books by Daniel Quinn—most notably Ishmael and the sequel My Ishmael—are both thought-provoking and entertaining. Quinn...
June 27, 2015 × 1 comment

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IM/MATERIALISM: The solution to many of our environmental problems is to value things more

IM/MATERIALISM: The solution to many of our environmental problems is to value things more

Join me for a brief thought exercise, will you? Or skip a few lines down. I don’t know how much time you have for thought exercises. Picture...
May 17, 2015 × 0 comments

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WRITING IN THE SKY: Destroying the planet or keeping it healthy rests in human hands

WRITING IN THE SKY: Destroying the planet or keeping it healthy rests in human hands

The following article has been excerpted from The Anthropocene: The Human Era and How it Shapes Our Planet by Christian Schwägerl, a...
November 27, 2014 × 1 comment

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WILDLIFE ISN’T A PROBLEM: Let’s stop calling it that

WILDLIFE ISN’T A PROBLEM: Let’s stop calling it that

Inevitably in late summer, we hear all kinds of stories about encounters with wildlife, either in parks or backyards, or from...
September 10, 2014 × 1 comment