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Thanks To Humans, Ocean Floor Is Now a Garbage Dump

In the depths of European oceans, you'll find coral, sand—and old Heineken cans. Yup, human litter can be found even in the most far-reaching places on the planet, according to one of the biggest scie…

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My Top Tips for Protecting Our Planet on Earth Day – and Beyond

The environmental issues we face globally are immense, but the good news is that there are positive, creative solutions to deal with these problems. Through a combination of scientific research and…

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5 Reasons K-Cups Aren’t OK for the Environment

All-in-one coffee and filter things are a quick way to make just one cup. But these coffee pods---coffee's convenience craze of the century, otherwise known as "K-Cups"---are also a quick way to wr…

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Defeating Entropy

The world is a dangerous place for life to survive in, and if we look beyond the localized dangers of our planet, a cosmic force stands ever ready to destroy life. It is called entropy, the universal…

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An Eco-Wish For Graduates

My son graduated college last weekend. Sitting in the audience among a newly-minted sea of graduates and their families, I listened to speaker after speaker impart pearls of wisdom to the graduates. T…

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Revisit The Lorax On Earth Day

When my children were young, I read The Lorax to them every Earth Day. The Lorax, by Dr. Seuss has been the go-to environmental book for kids since it’s publication in 1971. As we embark on Earth D…

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The Earth Day “Not Rocket Science” Eco-ABC’s

Happy 40th Anniversary Planet Earth! As a global holiday, celebrating Earth Day galvanizes us to think about the hopes we have for our planet. Every day provides us another opportunity to recommit how…

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Who is His Holiness the 17th Karmapa?

The Karmapas are a line of enlightened masters tracing back to the first born in 1110. His Holiness the 17th Karmapa is now just 22 years old and seen as the embodiment of wisdom and compassion, a "l…

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Healing the Earth through Global Sound

I studied with sound healer Jonathan Goldman this summer at a nine-day sound healing intensive, and came to have a deep respect for his understanding of sound's healing effects, both personally and gl…

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