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‘Repurpose Schoolbags’ Help Solve 3 Problems With One Inspiring Backpack

How do kids study at night if they have no lights so they can read? This is a real problem for children living in developing countries without easy or affordable access to electricity. Fortunately, an…

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A Grandfather on Climate Change & The Poem That Led to Activism

I became a grandfather for the first time in the summer of 2005. I didn’t quite know what to expect. Life doesn’t really prepare you for this role. Why, it seems just like yesterday that I was a grand…

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What’s Your BHAGG (Big Hairy…Goal) for 2015?

Do you have a BHAGG for the new year? Nope, I'm not talking about a shopping bag. And I'm definitely not talking about a resolution, either. Even though it's the New Year and resolutions are all th…

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Michael Green: A Superhero for the Earth

Live in love, let go of fear… To work in the paradigm of giant corporations is no easy task. But, to then work to raise the consciousness of those corporations and move them into mindful behavior t…

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10 People (and Pets) Who Inspired Us in 2014

Amidst the war, scandal, natural disasters and violence that engulfed the world this year, there were also extraordinary people doing some truly inspiring things. Here are our favorite stories of comp…

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5 Ways to Help Others on Christmas Day

Many people are far from their loved ones on Christmas or are still grieving the loss of a loved one and are feeling alone and lost during this holiday season. Even those with a big family might celeb…

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A Great Loss: Theo Colborn (1927-2014)

Theo Colborn, environmental health pioneer [1927-2014] Theo Colborn, a scientist and environmental health advocate, passed away this week. Her tireless work was and will continue to be meaningful t…

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New York Bans Fracking For Health Reasons – Success!

New Yorkers received an early Christmas present, but not from Santa. Rather from their governor, who just announced that New York State will ban hydraulic fracking within its borders until the practic…

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This Woman Was Going to Give $1,500 to Charity, Then She Had a Better Idea

Worried that she and her fellow pensioners would be spending much of the holiday season alone, one 86-year-old widow took matters into her own hands, renting out an entire pub and extending an open in…

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How is Climate Change Impacting Your Community?

Climate listening… can you hear me now? Are you experiencing climate change impact in your community? And in what ways are folks rallying to adapt and meet the challenges caused by climate disrupti…

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This would never get air time in the UK. Horrible.