Browsing Month April, 2012

Documenting a Grassroots Movement

Documenting a Grassroots Movement

By Beatrice DeCleyre | April 27, 2012 at 6:53 pm | One comment

In the summer of 2011, a small group of passionate filmmakers set off on a journey around the country to explore the urban farming movement. What they discovered changed how they think about food, community, and sustainability. Growing Cities covers the breadth of the...

Posted in: Art, Culture, DIY, Food, Mindful Lifestyle

An Accidental Miocene Safari

An Accidental Miocene Safari

By Randy Goetz | April 25, 2012 at 7:37 pm | No comments

Photo by samutahjazz via flickr In the Channeled Scablands of eastern Washington State there are a chain of lakes that gather winter storm water like mega-puddles, and then spend the summer evaporating in the thick heat of desert coulees. One of these lakes is called Blue...

Posted in: Featurettes

Don’t State the Facts, Tell An Environmental Story

By Kyle Empringham | April 24, 2012 at 7:06 pm | One comment

Photo by Solokom via flickr We’re all living life on the edge. Climate change has made it so that our weather patterns our becoming more and more unpredictable. Hurricanes, tornadoes, and other extreme events are more common than ever. They hold the power to destroy homes,...

Posted in: Climate, Mindful Lifestyle, Science

Free Global Screening of new film, One Day On Earth

By ecolutionist | April 20, 2012 at 8:09 pm | No comments

This Earth Day, the makers of the documentary, One Day on Earth, invite you to a free global screening of their new film. It has over 3000 hours of footage and is shot by communities in countries from all over the world on October 10, 2010. It's a film that represents and...

Posted in: Mindful Lifestyle

Obama’s Blackness Increasing America’s Redness?

By Joe Mohr | April 18, 2012 at 11:49 am | No comments

More on the President's blackness From We Are the Respectable Negroes: Fear of a Black President? Love of the Confederacy? Explaining the Tea Party GOP and the "Southern Religion" From MotherJones: 109 things President Obama currently is or recently has been engaged in a war...

Posted in: Green Cartoons, Politics

Revolutionary Testimony by Northern Gateway Pipeline Joint Review Panel Speaker, Lee Brain

By Beatrice DeCleyre | April 16, 2012 at 6:20 pm | No comments

Photo by Wyatt Wellman via flickr Although it is already a month and a half old, this video of Lee Brain’s testimony to the Northern Gateway Pipeline Joint Review Committee in Canada is circulating around social media sites.  This proposed project would consist of two...

Posted in: Energy, Politics

Green Entrepreneur Jill Robbins Heads Sustainable Cookie and Cake Business

By Nicole Schlosser | April 13, 2012 at 5:58 pm | No comments

HomeFree founder, Jill, with her son Jill Robbins, founder of HomeFree, a business that makes organic, vegan, gluten-free, ready-to-eat whole grain cookies and coffee cakes free of common food allergens including peanuts, tree nuts, eggs and dairy, saw first-hand the problems...

Posted in: Food, Mindful Lifestyle

April 11, 2022 – Monsanto Saves the World!

By Joe Mohr | April 11, 2012 at 11:24 am | No comments

Above:A Humorous Look at Monsanto's Future. Below: A Scary Look at Monsanto's Past. (Sources and much more info, linked below this text) It's apparent that all of the Monsanto endeavors I chose to highlight here, rode the same wave of public opinion. In regards to nuclear...

Posted in: Food, Green Cartoons

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