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Seeds of Freedom and Gardens of Hope: Vandana Shiva visits Hawaii

Hawaii was blessed last week with the appearance of internationally recognized seed-saving and anti-GMO activist Dr. Vandana Shiva. Dr. Shiva, trained as a physicist, has become the world’s most outspoken critic of the corporate takeover of our food system. She has worked for decades promoting biodiversity, organic agriculture, and global seed saving as the means […]

January 22nd

Permaculture: a new Christmas tradition for my family

Families have all sorts of traditions for the holidays. This year, I’d like to suggest starting a new one that contains the wisdom of the ages, and is one of the greatest gifts you can give to the next generation: planting a tree. Don’t fret–it’s not the War on Christmas (trees), it’s just a great, […]

December 24th

Obomney: Obama v Romney on Environment & Energy

Oh boy. Whether you are rooting for the guy who got Clint Eastwood to babble to an empty chair (Mitt Romney), or the guy who is tap dancing as fast as he can in the White House to the “be patient. hope is on the way” song (President Barack Obama), you know this is a critical crossroad in our country’s history.

September 10th

8 Ways to Reduce Light Pollution – Keep the Stars Twinkling

Until I interviewed the Dark Ranger (aka Kevin Poe), I hadn’t thought much about the seemingly disappearance of the stars in the sky. I knew my suburban existence had something to do with not seeing as many stars as I remember as a kid, but I also figured I had romanticized that magical sparkly starry sky of my summer-camp days in the Berkshire mountains of Western Massachusetts.

May 7th

Book Review: Arctic Rising by Tobias S. Buckell

What if all our green living fails? What if our eco-minded work was not enough and we just couldn’t get enough people on board to reverse the damaging effects of climate change? Tobias S. Buckell has come up with a possible scenario in his eco-thriller and we can only hope it doesn’t come to the grim reality he sets up in this fictional tale. Acrtic Rising is futuristic story of what could happen if climate change remains unchecked along with the corporate greed for power and world domination that seems ever-expanding every day.

April 23rd

Healthy & Happy: On the Road with Green Diva Lisa

We had a remarkably good time this week, especially since our feature interview was with our favorite Green Reaper, Elizabeth Fournier, green funeral director and author of All Men Are Cremated Equal: My 77 Blind Dates. Seriously. You gotta love a woman who has a book with this title! She introduced us to a new eco-friendly way of […]

April 2nd

Ridekick: The Electric Bicycle Trailer

Bike riding is good choice for the environment, and even better for your health. Since urban sprawl has us further from our workplaces, electric bikes can make the ride a little easier and Ridekick now provides a more economic solution if you’re not quite ready for an e-bike. Ridekick offers the electric bicycle trailer to get you from point A to point B a little faster.

February 23rd

Blog Action Day 2011: Rising Food Prices

Today is Blog Action Day and World Food Day. Food prices increased by 25% this year. With world population increasing every year, we have to educate our communities about food and the effects our habits have on the planet that affect food supply and prices.

October 16th

A World Without Chocolate

Let me cut straight to the point for the sake of chocolate lovers: in 20 years you might be left to dream about chocolate. Or even worse – you might be in the position to remember its taste without having the chance to try it! Yes, chocolate could become obsolete quite soon and the reason for this loss will be global warming.

October 10th

Save the Planet with a Click

With his project, Like it for Good, Jan van Voorst transforms your activity in social media like Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus into green deeds. So, every time you like, tweet or + a post on the Like it for Good page, you are sending a free donation to charities around the world and are joining them in saving the planet.

September 12th

Keeping your summer safe

Prudent summer tips include how to keep cool and how to use air conditioning properly. However there are more to keeping cool in the summer. Here are some tips on having a safe summer.

July 25th

Climate Reality Project

Climate Reality Project is on September 14th when for 24 hours, people from all over the world will participate to reveal the truth about the scope and the impact of climate crisis.

July 13th