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Ethical, Compassionate Fashion by Vshoen

Ethical, Compassionate Fashion by Vshoen

By | July 20, 2012 at 12:41 pm | No comments

Most of us aren’t thinking about the planet while we’re shopping for shoes or clothes. We’re occupied with color, price tags, fit, or what we have in our closet that matches the pair of shoes we’ve been eying the whole time we’re supposed to be concentrating on other...

Posted in: Responsible Fashion

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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Go into theBlu for World Oceans Day

Go into theBlu for World Oceans Day

By | June 8, 2012 at 5:40 pm | No comments

Today is World Oceans Day, where people around the planet celebrate and honor the body of water which links us all. Some are celebrating by participating in beach clean-ups, others by organizing petitions, and some simply by celebrating the oceans' vitality and beauty. theBlue,...

Posted in: Mindful Lifestyle, Science

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,...

Posted in: Culture, DIY, Food, Mindful Lifestyle

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...

Posted in: Culture

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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Don’t State the Facts, Tell An Environmental Story

By | 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 | 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...

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