Julian Rose, Contributor
When you take a closer look at it, you see that the choices we make each day of our lives add up to the grand price that nature must pay in her role as the sustainer of life on this planet.
What do I mean … More
Kevin Grandia, DeSmogBlog
As a Canadian it blows my mind that we can have the second largest deposits of oil in the world, but our government remains billions in debt and one in seven Canadian children live in poverty.
I feel like we are being played for fools … More
Barbara H. Peterson, Guest
It starts with just one choice…
The gift of choice. Ah, yes, that almost always confusing void in the middle of “what should I do” in which one must make a decision. But are our everyday decisions really important? The answer is a resounding … More
Alex Pietrowski, Staff
For a normal human being who understands the value of having clean air and water to consume, clean soil to grow food in, and of living in a habitat that can support life, it is frustrating to watch one environmental calamity occur, after another without … More
Jeremy Hance, Mongabay
Independent air samples by locals have yielded “a soup of toxic chemicals” in Mayflower, Arkansas where an Exxon Mobil pipeline burst on March 29th spilling some 5,000 barrels of tar sands oil, known as bitumen. Chemicals detected included several linked to cancer, reproductive problems, and … More
Throughout centuries of farming, animal grazing and deforestation, the earth’s natural resources have been exhausted. Deserts are encroaching into previous lush areas and water is becoming alarmingly scarce.
Our soil is depleting 13% faster than it can be replaced, and we’ve lost 75% of the world’s … More
Christina Sarich, Contributing Writer
“Work in the invisible world at least
as hard as you do in the visible.” – Rumi
Inaction is not acceptable anymore in a world that poisons our food, pollutes our land, air, and water and commits atrocities against, man, animal and … More
Elizabeth Renter, Natural Society
A recent study from the Department of Biochemical Science and Technology, College of Life Science at the National Taiwan University found a supplement containing fruits, vegetables, probiotics, and fish oil could actually work to treat asthma and reduce the dependence of asthmatic children… More
Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer
There are a number of grave ecological crises nagging at the status quo of modern life. Though the mainstream media prefers not to cover the enduring impact of events like Fukushima, the Deepwater Horizon or Honeybee Colony Collapse Disorder, the truth remains … More
Chris Bourne, Openhand Contributor
This video is entitled “The Most Important Topic for 2013″, and next to the continued Ascension of Gaia, I have to agree. It’s one that everyone should definitely see and inwardly process. It’s about the devastating impact on our 3D planet by human … More
Paul Towers, Pesticide Action Network
“We’re facing the extinction of a species.” That’s what one Midwest-based large-scale commercial beekeeper told me last week at the annual gathering of the American Honey Producers Association (AHPA). And he meant it.
Bee losses have been dramatic, especially in recent years. … More
Karen Foster, Prevent Disease
As a species, we’re just beginning to recognize that the environment is vital to our health. The need to reduce acid rain emissions, stop dumping hazardous wastes, and slow down deforestation needs be addressed from the perspective of people’s health. Evidence is increasing from … More
The Health Coach, Contributing Writer
Here’s the law of the land which must first be understood, if we are to heal what ails us.
As human beings, we come from Planet Earth. Our bodies are made from earthstuff. All of the constituents which comprise the human body come … More
Carol Linnitt, DeSmogBlog
Today federal scientists from Environment Canada presented research at an international toxicology conference in the U.S. that indicates contaminants from the Alberta tar sands are polluting the landscape on a scale much larger than previously thought.
A team lead by federal scientist Jane Kirk … More
Tokelau, a small country in the middle of the Pacific Ocean created from a chain of islands called “atolls,” has become the first nation to meet all of its electricity needs through renewable solar power. The country is administered by the government of New Zealand, which … More
Chris Renzo, Contributing Writer
“We gotta do more than believe if we want to see the world change” – Dave Matthews [DMB Inspiration]
It is a beautiful day. The sun shines, the bird sings, and the trees sway. I dream of the day where my potential … More
The Elwha river, flowing from Olympic mountain to the Strait of Juan de Fuca in Washington State, is being un-dammed. In the early 1900′s, the river was blocked by an industrial electric power plant to produce electricity for the Americans living in nearby towns. The native Indian tribes … More
“Does anyone in their right mind believe that nuclear power plants can ever be designed, engineered or constructed to withstand 9.0 earthquakes followed by 15 meter high tsunamis? Sorry if we offend, but such a display of so deadly a combination of ignorance and arrogance must … More