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Could Your Lipstick Be the Kiss of Death?

Could Your Lipstick Be the Kiss of Death?

By | September 2, 2013 at 9:53 pm | No comments

Photo by Witness_Me via flickr For many of us, lipstick is our siren. Our signature go-to beauty product that pulls our entire look together, making us feel beautiful in a pinch. But if careful attention isn’t paid to the ingredients contained in that beloved little tube,...

Posted in: Natural Beauty

Digging Into The Global Food Crisis

Digging Into The Global Food Crisis

By | April 25, 2013 at 7:35 am | No comments

Villagers — Virunga Mountains, Rwanda by Tuesday Phillips This post was originally published on the United Nations Environmental Programme website as the cover story for their World Environment Day (WED) 2013 Think.Eat.Save campaign. With the looming threat of factory...

Posted in: Food, Mindful Lifestyle

How to Brew Your Own Kombucha

How to Brew Your Own Kombucha

By | July 6, 2012 at 8:45 am | 2 comments

I very rarely stick to challenges that have specific time limits for completion. But about five months ago I embarked on a 30-day challenge that would change this pattern. Little did I know, that as an added bonus, it would also change my life. Okay, I guess this is the...

Posted in: DIY

Mother Earth Could Use a Little Motherly Love

Mother Earth Could Use a Little Motherly Love

By | June 4, 2012 at 6:24 pm | One comment

Photo of Wangari Muta Maathai, with village woman, by Joymindo1 via flickr This post was originally published on the United Nations Environmental Programme’s WED (World Environment Day) Voices page. “World Environment Day is an annual event that is aimed at being the...

Posted in: Culture

Put Your Money Where Your Life Is

Put Your Money Where Your Life Is

By | May 8, 2012 at 6:33 pm | 2 comments

This post was originally published on the United Nations Environmental Programme's WED (World Environment Day) Voices page. "World Environment Day is an annual event that is aimed at being the biggest and most widely celebrated global day for positive environmental action,"...

Posted in: Culture, DIY, Food, Mindful Lifestyle, Politics, Wellness

Q & A with Radical Ecologist Nance Klehm on Urban Foraging

Q & A with Radical Ecologist Nance Klehm on Urban Foraging

By | May 4, 2012 at 9:21 pm | 5 comments

Photo of Nance Klehm by Ann Summa For Nance Klehm, going for a walk is more then just about getting fresh air and a little exercise. It is about feeling a sense of interconnectedness with all natural and manmade surroundings, including humans, animals, pavement, buildings,...

Posted in: Culture, DIY, Food, Mindful Lifestyle

30 Days of Kombucha: Nature’s Femented Elixir

30 Days of Kombucha: Nature’s Femented Elixir

By | January 2, 2012 at 7:24 pm | 7 comments

Kombucha Kamp is leading a 30 Day Challenge, challenging people far-and-wide to ditch their soda and opt for the ‘booch instead. Now, I haven’t been a soda drinker in ages and have never really been the type to make New Year’s resolutions - especially ones I knew I would...

Posted in: DIY, Featurettes, Food, Mindful Lifestyle, Wellness

Earth at Risk: Video Interview with Derrick Jensen

Earth at Risk: Video Interview with Derrick Jensen

By | November 10, 2011 at 8:32 pm | One comment

Photo of Derrick Jensen On Sunday, November 13, Derrick Jensen is leading a day-long talk at Berkley University where environmental authors and changemakers will gather together to be interviewed in front of a live audience about crucial issues facing the state of the planet...

Posted in: Climate, Culture, Energy, Mindful Lifestyle, Politics

Interview with Non-GMO Expert, Jeffrey Smith

By | October 26, 2011 at 6:52 pm | One comment

This Saturday and Sunday the Green Festival is coming to Los Angeles for the first time ever. As the largest sustainability event in the world, there will be no shortage of informative booths, how-to-workshops, cutting-edge film screenings, green shopping opportunities, and...

Posted in: Culture, Food, Mindful Lifestyle, Politics, Science

Captain Paul Watson Speaks About His Non-Violent Activism on the High Seas at the Go Green Expo

By | April 21, 2011 at 7:52 pm | 3 comments

Photo of Paul Watson speaking at the Go Green Expo. By Kara Seuschek. This past weekend, the nation's premiere green business and sustainable lifestyle show, The Go Green Expo, returned to Los Angeles with more than 200 eco-friendly booths, thousands of passionate attendees,...

Posted in: Politics

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