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How to Encourage Your Child to Play Outdoors

How to Encourage Your Child to Play Outdoors

By Robin Jacobs, Posted April 14th, 2014

Kids spend about seven hours a day plugged into media devices. Are modern parenting trends keeping them inside?

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The Outlook for Water Availability in Your Region

The Outlook for Water Availability in Your Region

By Robin Jacobs, Posted March 5th, 2014

Will water shortages worsen, altering daily life even in the next ten years?

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Harvesting Rainwater for Residential Water Security

Harvesting Rainwater for Residential Water Security

By Sheila Harrington, Posted February 3rd, 2014

Harvested rainwater is an excellent source of water for both potable and nonpotable uses.

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10 Carbon-Storing Trees, and How to Plant Them

10 Carbon-Storing Trees, and How to Plant Them

By Robin Jacobs, Posted January 29th, 2014

How can I make a difference in the global environmental crisis? Trees are still the best “technology” to capture CO2, if you pick the right ones.

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How to Spot Animals in the Wild

How to Spot Animals in the Wild

By Patrick Walshe, Posted August 27th, 2013

Your experience in wild nature will be enhanced by these wildlife viewing techniques…

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If Survival is the Question, Trees are the Answer

If Survival is the Question, Trees are the Answer

By Helen McFadden, Posted July 4th, 2013

Every tree must be considered a vital member of our survival fighting force, because this is a crisis and drastic action is needed.

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Five Ways to Build Community This Summer

Five Ways to Build Community This Summer

By Shannon Cowan, Posted June 14th, 2013

“Community is a sign that love is possible in a materialistic world.” Jean Vanier

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Bees guided by Flowers’ Electric Fields

Bees guided by Flowers’ Electric Fields

By Greg Seaman, Posted March 5th, 2013

The communication between bees and flowers is “remarkably sophisticated.”

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Coral Reefs Communicate with Fish for Protection

Coral Reefs Communicate with Fish for Protection

By Eartheasy.com, Posted November 20th, 2012

Some corals emit a chemical signal which alerts goby fish to destroy threatening toxic seaweed…

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How Nature Brings us Together

How Nature Brings us Together

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted June 7th, 2012

We have so much more in common than that which divides us…

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Are Children Spending Enough Time Outdoors?

Are Children Spending Enough Time Outdoors?

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted April 13th, 2012

Study: only 51 percent of children went outside to walk or play once a day with either parent…

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Modern Pioneers: What it’s like living in an Ecovillage

Modern Pioneers: What it’s like living in an Ecovillage

By Brian Ziggy, Posted February 13th, 2012

Living in community with one another is the foundation for a new pioneering, sustainable culture…

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A Mesmerizing Murmuration of Starlings

A Mesmerizing Murmuration of Starlings

By Eartheasy.com, Posted November 11th, 2011

Witness a natural moment of magic…

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Sharks, misunderstood and maligned, need marine sanctuaries

Sharks, misunderstood and maligned, need marine sanctuaries

By Eartheasy.com, Posted November 1st, 2011

Sharks have not evolved to withstand overexploitation by humans…

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A Backpacker’s Review of the LifeStraw Personal Water Filter

A Backpacker’s Review of the LifeStraw Personal Water Filter

By Ben Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted September 29th, 2011

To try out this award winning water filter, I used it exclusively on a three day backpacking trip up the ‘Black Tusk’ volcanic mountain in Western Canada.

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The Owl and The Pussycat

The Owl and The Pussycat

By eartheasy.com, Posted August 22nd, 2011

A popular video from earlier in the year, that deserves another look: defying the rules of nature’s design, these two natural adversaries have decided to get along…

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Amazing Display by Rescued Whale

Amazing Display by Rescued Whale

By Eartheasy.com, Posted July 28th, 2011

The wonders of nature exceed our comprehension and remind us of the connection between all beings in nature.

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The Healing Power of a Walk in the Woods

The Healing Power of a Walk in the Woods

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted July 5th, 2011

“In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.”- John Muir

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Baby hummingbird rescued, raised by young man

Baby hummingbird rescued, raised by young man

By Eartheasy.com, Posted April 6th, 2011

Originally posted May 2010, we thought this heartwarming video deserved another look now that Spring has once again sprung…

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Garden as if your life depended on it, because it does

Garden as if your life depended on it, because it does

By Ellen LaConte, Posted April 5th, 2011

5 reasons why more of us should take up spade, rake and hoe, make compost and raise good soil and garden beds with a vengeance.

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