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Can Human Bodies Become Compost?

Our burial practices are generally a taboo topic. We donít like to think about death, least of all how our burials will affect the environment. Unfortunately, burials arenít very sustainable, so letís…

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Oroeco Makes It Simple To Track Your Carbon Footprint

We live in a consumerism world. Products are packaged up nicely into stores that fit our wants, interests and needs. Or, you can go online and get instant gratification without putting your pants on a…

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Climate Change: 20+ Reasons for Hope

Good news about climate change? We all know the bad news when it comes to climate change. Climate change is here. Itís big. Itís bad. Itís hurting us. Itís hurting our economies. What most peopl…

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‘Global Chorus’: Hope for Earth’s Future

What do Nelson Mandela, the Dalai Lama and Green Diva Lynn Hasselberger have in common? Theyíre all featured in Global Chorus, a beautiful book filled with wise words from 365 leaders (and ďregular…

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Martin Luther King, Jr.: ‘All Life is Interrelated.’

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. remains deeply etched in history for his†indisputable achievements†in the fight for basic human rights and universal equality. Time and time again, Dr. King maintained that…

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Always Be Prepared: 4 Ways Communities are Prepping for Severe Weather

Hurricanes, droughts, wildfires, flooding. In the face of increasingly severe and erratic storms and droughts, communities are focused on solutions. From mangroves that protect coasts to cutting-ed…

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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 didnít quite know what to expect. Life doesnít really prepare you for this role. Why, it seems just like yesterday that I was a grand…

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Benefits of a Living Green Roof (Infographic)

I dream of a home with a green roof. My trip to Michigan earlier this year for the 2014 Ford Trends conference re-ignited my interest in how green roofs work. Although the event was mostly about…

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Michael Green: A Superhero for the Earth

Live in love, let go of fearÖ 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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Why ‘Clean Coal’ is an Oxymoron

Clean coal? Really? That's like saying healthy cigarettes. Or hot ice. Or soothing poke-in-the-eye. What do you think of when you hear the term "clean coal?" Possibly, it's cleaner than it was. …

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