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Zoos: Sanctuaries or Prisons? (Illustration)

Are zoos good or bad? It's an eternally tricky question: while they can be invaluable in saving endangered species and educating the public, they do so at the expense of keeping wild animals locked aw…

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How Photography Helps Save Nature (Video)

 Posted by The Nature Conservancy Chris Helzer is a grasslands ecologist working for The Nature Conservancy in Nebraska. He's also an accomplished photographer (see a slideshow of some of …

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The Relationship Between Writing, Art & Money

As author Richard Ford said in this article about money and the writer, “It mattered a great deal more that my novel would be read than that somebody paid me." When you’re a writer, sentiments like…

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Creating Authentic Art

I recently watched the movie School of Rock. I know what you're thinking - it took me long enough. For those of you who, like me, have fallen behind with your movie viewing, here is a brief synopsis. …

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Art That Helps ‘youThink’

I recently attended the opening reception of show&tell: the art of pop culture at The Zimmer Children’s Museum in Los Angeles. This is the museum’s 8th Annual Art Exhibition Fundraiser, which this…

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Bouncing on Stonehenge: Fun Learning Tool?

Teaching children about ancient history is a monumental task. Making the Shang Dynasty, the Vikings and the death cults of Egypt at all engaging takes some real dressing up and some inspired creativit…

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Women: What Do You Wish You Had More Time For?

Over the weekend, I asked people what they would do if they had more time. I wanted to explore what's being left behind in the hustle and bustle of daily life and why. Here is what I noticed: 1. I…

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Green, Sustainable Art

I wanted to write about something pretty tonight, and so I bring you toilet-paper-roll art. I know, I know, but I was so struck by the beauty of the installation, I had to check out the artist, Yuken …

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10 DIY Back To School Eco-Friendly Projects

Getting kids back to school can be a huge expensive burden on families. The pressure to purchase supplies and home décor for school kids, often negates the best eco-friendly intentions. How about we t…

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An Artist’s Home Inspires Her Art

With an artist’s eye, Alma Hecht compiled salvaged materials, worn and comfortable Dumpster finds and antiques to create a soulful home high on a hill in San Francisco. Alma runs her sustainable lands…

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