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8 Lessons My Dog Taught Me About Love, Life, and Getting Older

8 Lessons My Dog Taught Me About Love, Life, and Getting Older

Let’s face it, dogs are our gurus. Find out the 8 key lessons one man learned from his furry best friend. #lifelessons #mansbestfriend

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Over 1,351 Climate Strikes in 110 Countries Planned for Friday as Global Revolt Escalates

Posted by on May 22, 2019 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Over 1,351 Climate Strikes in 110 Countries Planned for Friday as Global Revolt Escalates

People in more than 100 countries are expected to take part in well over 1,000 strikes on Friday, May 24 to demand climate action from their governments.

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These Six Environmental Heroes are Changing the World — Find Out How

Posted by on April 19, 2016 in Environment with 0 Comments
These Six Environmental Heroes are Changing the World — Find Out How

A young woman from inner city Baltimore; a Cambodian anti-logging activist; a subsistence farmer in Peru’s northern highlands; a grassroots Indigenous organizer in Tanzania; a Slovakian public interest lawyer; and a conservationist advocating for the endangered leatherback sea turtle in Puerto Rico – are this year’s Goldman Environmental prize winners.

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America’s First Hemp House Pulls CO2 From the Air

Posted by on August 16, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 34 Comments
America’s First Hemp House Pulls CO2 From the Air

The gorgeous, eco-friendly home costs only $133 per square foot to build. Hemp is making a major comeback around the world. In the US, five states have legalized the recreational use of cannabis, and hemp-based building materials are now gaining in popularity. The first house built in America with Hemp Crete was constructed in Asheville, North Carolina, and the 3,400 square foot Push House boasts a number of Eco-friendly features.

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CLN RADIO: Geoengineering – The Reality We Face and What We Can Do About It

CLN RADIO: Geoengineering – The Reality We Face and What We Can Do About It

Alexis speaks with George Barnes, director of the award winning film Look Up about action steps we can take to address the issue of geo/climate engineering It was February of 2014 when Alexis first sat down with commercial photographer and film maker George Barnes to discuss the issue of geo-engineering and its potentially grave impact on billions […]

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A “Year of Eye-Catching Steps Forward” for Renewable Energy

Posted by on April 1, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 1 Comment
A “Year of Eye-Catching Steps Forward” for Renewable Energy

Driven by solar and wind, world investments in renewable energy reversed a two-year dip last year, brushing aside the challenge from sharply lower oil prices and registering a 17 percent leap over the previous year to stand at 270 billion dollars.

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No Ocean, No Us: 3 Reasons We Should Care About the State of Our Oceans

No Ocean, No Us: 3 Reasons We Should Care About the State of Our Oceans

If you were to ask a group of people, any group, from any walk of life, if the ocean was “important” to them, they would overwhelmingly say something like “of course.” Which is fine, but then, upon looking at how the oceans are regarded as evidenced by our behaviors, a very different story begins to unfold.

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Environmental Good Deeds Give People a ‘Warm Glow’

Posted by on November 25, 2014 in Psychology-Psychiatry, Sci-Tech with 0 Comments
Environmental Good Deeds Give People a ‘Warm Glow’

Psychologists found that when volunteers thought they were helping the environment their perception of temperature changed.

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Groups Sue US Government to Stop Coal Industry’s Pillage of Public Lands

Posted by on November 25, 2014 in Environment with 0 Comments
Groups Sue US Government to Stop Coal Industry’s Pillage of Public Lands

We can’t wait three more decades to understand the environmental impact of the federal coal leasing program,’ plaintiff says

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Come March With Me For Climate Change!

Written by on September 19, 2014 in Climate Change, Environment with 5 Comments
Come March With Me For Climate Change!

I don’t know that I’ve ever been so passionate about anything in my life as I am about the sad state that our beloved Mother Earth is in. My heart aches for her – the plants and animals, oceans, lakes, rivers, and the land that we humans walk upon.

With each year that I grow older my love for Nature expands. Perhaps this is something that happens to everyone as they age. All I know is that it has profoundly changed my life. My head is “in the clouds” a lot these days – literally. Sometimes it’s hard for me to get from point A to point B because I’m so busy marveling at the beauty above.

But our human ways are destroying this precious planet that we think we own. We have been greedy, lazy and arrogant in our ways. We dump chemicals into our water and in the ground, we use up precious resources as if they are endless, and then we try to fix things in ways that only further damage the environment.

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Which Side Are You on? Why This Student Sit-in Against Peabody Coal Matters

Posted by on April 16, 2014 in Environment with 1 Comment
Which Side Are You on? Why This Student Sit-in Against Peabody Coal Matters

Entering its second week, the inspiring Washington University sit-in against Peabody Energy has already gone beyond its goals to cut school ties with the St. Louis-based coal giant, and forced the rest of the nation to ask themselves an urgent question in an age of climate change and reckless strip mining ruin: Which side are you on?

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What a Difference a Day Makes (music by Moby)

Posted by on February 21, 2014 in Activism, Animals and Pets with 2 Comments

If everyone in the UK committed to just one meat-free day a week, this would result in greater carbon savings than taking five million cars off the road. Reducing the amount of animal products in our diets will also help to boost our health and, of course, help to end animal suffering. What more incentive do you need? So start with Meat-Free Monday and then try Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. And dont forget to tell your friends and family!

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