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Vermont’s Wanderlust Festival Inspires More Than Just Yoga, Music and Art

Vermont’s Wanderlust Festival Inspires More Than Just Yoga, Music and Art

By | July 2, 2012 at 10:23 am | One comment

For four days in June, Yogis up and down the eastern seaboard gathered at Stratton Ski Resort in Stratton, Vermont, to get their Zen on, while celebrating Yoga and music. This is just the first of four festivals taking place across the country, with three others scheduled for...

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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...

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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,"...

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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,...

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Environmentalists: Please Stay Humble!

Environmentalists: Please Stay Humble!

By | May 3, 2012 at 10:51 pm | No comments

Photo by dleavittlynn via flickr There’s nothing worse than explaining your message to someone while knowing it is going in one ear and out the other. You could be explaining the cure for cancer, or how to solve all of our world’s environmental problems – but if it...

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Documenting a Grassroots Movement

Documenting a Grassroots Movement

By | 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...

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Education Revolution

By | March 8, 2012 at 8:00 am | No comments

Photo by Trondheim Byarkiv via flickr I recently watched a video that will inspire any educator, environmentalist, and techno-geek. It is called “Education for a Sustainable Future” and is posted on YouTube...

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Universal Pictures’ The Lorax Misses the Environmental Mark

By | March 2, 2012 at 6:25 am | No comments

Photo by Glowingrock via flickr Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax has been made into a motion picture, set to enter theatres this Friday, March 2. Being an all-time fan of this book, and loving the environmental messages that come from this cute and heartwarming story, I must say that...

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Pacha’s Pajamas Shares Messages from Nature with Malia and Sasha Obama

By | February 13, 2012 at 8:57 pm | 2 comments

Pacha’s Pajamas, a new musical story about a little girl named Pacha who saves the environment with the help of the world’s plants and animals, and includes an illustrated book, soon-to-be-released album and upcoming "Nature SuperHero" app designed to bring music and...

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Lost Pathways to California Beaches

By | January 24, 2012 at 7:19 pm | No comments

Photo of private beach path in Malibu, CA by beachhouse.malibu via flickr California Coastal Commission members were surprised to find out that a large amount of Los Angeles County’s most desirable beaches were not being used by the public. In order to see what the problem...

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