Hawaiian Secrets to Save the World

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Teaching our children to save the planet by respecting each other and the land like the Hawaiians did.

Neil deGrasse Tyson, Coolest Guy Ever, Answers 1st Grader’s Very Important Question

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Parents may not love this advice, but Dr. deGrasse Tyson hits the nail on the head on how little kids can change the world.

Life in a Tank—Amazing Illustration Shows What It’s Like

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Do you dare to let your imagination take you there?

What Kind of Company Tells SeaWorld “Thanks For the Order, But We Don’t Want Your Money?”


In a quiet revolution, one company stands up to the mega-giant. We discuss their decision, their vision, and their nomadic lifestyle in the wilds of the world.

Once We Had Paradise

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Can humanity adapt ancient knowledge to displace the culture of destruction?

Tiny Home, Big Dreams


With no background in construction, Alek Lisefski fulfilled a dream for himself and his girlfriend by building their dream home: a 240 square foot house.

How to Market to the Deep Greens, Lazy Greens, and Not-So-Greens


Shel Horowitz talks about how to market green and sustainable practices to every type of person.

Why Are These Men Playing with Trash For A Living? [Video]

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Dillan DiGiovanni describes a job that requires men to use both finesse and brute strength to clean trash from trees.

Where Are Our Warriors for the Environment?

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Eco-defenders don’t care about gender. What matters to them is simple: survival.

America Burning: The Yarnell Hill Fire Tragedy and the Nation’s Wildfire Crisis


Urban sprawl is colliding with wildlands and the result is an unprecedented loss of life and property due to fire. This Weather Channel documentary tells the human story.

Trading Hope for Action


Let’s live as if we appreciate the others in our lives, human and otherwise.

Call for Submissions: Environment


Neil Hill, our Environment Editor, wants to read your work.

Protecting the Common Good

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Dr. Guy McPherson believes that if humanity is measured in its ability to protect the common good, we’re failing.

Questioning Culture: American Empire

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Maintaining American Empire requires three fundamental elements. Which are you participating in?

Questioning Culture: When Personal Happiness Brings Suffering to Others


Do our current lifestyles violate the Socratic notion of Good?

Questioning Culture: Shades of Existential Gray


How do we distinguish what we want from what we need?