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10 Essential Emergency Planning Pointers

Now that the first Atlantic hurricane of 2014 has officially come and gone, here are some emergency planning pointers to help you prepare for a natural disaster in your area: 1. Know your enemy: Re…

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Top 5 Tips To Keep Pets Safe During Hurricane Sandy

As Hurricane Sandy threatens land along the East Coast, it is important to plan for your pets when preparing for the storm. Our friends at the ASPCA and the Humane Society of the United States have pr…

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Are We Causing Earth Changes?

Natural disasters are not a message from God but a message from ourselves. The spiritual answer is, “Of course we are, because Mother Nature is disturbed by our lack of love and respect for her.” T…

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Mayan Civilization Doomed by Drought?

Researchers in Mexico say the mighty Mayan civilization that thrived in central America for 2700 years from 1800 BC, might have been brought down by climate change. Based on research deep underground,…

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Animals Are Flood Victims Too

By Heather Buchman, AccuWeather Meet Janey, a rambunctious, yet sweet, young pit bull mix who was rescued from the flood waters that engulfed Bloomsburg, Pa., last week. Her family's home was a tot…

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How to Prepare for a Hurricane

Much of the East Coast is gripping for what is likely to be an historic and devastating hurricane. With Sandy expected to impact areas not used to such extreme conditions, tens of millions of people w…

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Understanding The Energy Of Killer Tornadoes

This has already been a bad year for natural disasters in the United States. For over a month, tornadoes, hail, and rain storms have caused massive damage across the country. Killer tornadoes have …

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What Is Eco-Art? Can It Inspire Change?

What is Eco-Art? Eco is Greek for home; and art…well, you know what art is. When you put the two words together, the definition according to eco-art.org is: "Artwork created by an artist concerned wi…

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The Worst Can Bring Out Our Best

Perseverance seems to be the wisdom needed right now. Suffering is all around. We've barely begun to emerge from Haiti and the gulf tragedy, and now we are faced with the horrific floods in Pakistan. …

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Grieving the Oil Spill and Other Such Tragedies

I don’t know about you, but it pains me to read the news. I got rid of TV four years ago because I just couldn’t take it anymore--the heartsickness I felt every time I turned on CNN, where I couldn’t …

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