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9 Reasons Why We Need Sharks

Sharks are good. In fact, life in the oceans and even on earth would not be nearly so productive if it weren't for sharks. Shark attacks generate sensational headlines and provoke the irrational ur…


More Whale Poop, Please!

Odds are, you've never tried to imagine the enormity of a whale's excrement. Or perhaps you have, and you can truly wrap your head around how substantial, and messy, the "flocculent fecal plumes" of t…


IUCN Proposes ‘Green List’ of Non-Endangered, Thriving Species

The International Union for Conservation of Nature looks as though they'll be adding a positive spin to their work: Adding a Green List of species to the existing Red List of endangered species. The…


Give An Eco-Valentine That Actually Saves The Planet

This Valentine's Day, it's important to choose gifts and treats that make a positive impact on our world. If you want to give a memorable valentine that will actually help preserve one of the few p…


The Void

Suddenly the unseen has become incredibly more powerful than the seen. In what way is the “field of fields” like a mind? Thinking, the basic operation of the mind, organizes reality to make sense.…


Releasing Butterflies: Dos and Dont’s

In the past five years I have seen more cocoon-festooned butterfly tents in more preschool rooms and elementary school classes than I could have ever imagined. At first I thought my daughter's prescho…


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