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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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Kayaker Encounters Enormous Rare Shark

Kayaker Encounters Enormous Rare Shark

By Eartheasy.com, Posted March 28th, 2011

Close encounter with giant basking shark brings mix of respect and awe…

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7 Ways to Wean your Child off Video Games

7 Ways to Wean your Child off Video Games

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy, Posted February 8th, 2011

Video games have taken the place of playing outside for many kids today. As parents, should we intervene?

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The Orangutan and the Hound

The Orangutan and the Hound

By Eartheasy, Posted February 3rd, 2011

Animals have so much to teach us. If a dog and an orangutan can fall in love maybe humans can try to understand different cultures and countries better.

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No Impact Week, Day 8 – Sunday: Eco-Sabbath

No Impact Week, Day 8 – Sunday: Eco-Sabbath

By Aran Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted January 12th, 2011

Take a break from everything. Ohm Shanti.

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UN calls for immediate action to save life on Earth

UN calls for immediate action to save life on Earth

By Agence France Presse, Posted October 20th, 2010

The Earth’s 6.8 billion humans are effectively living 50 percent beyond the planet’s biocapacity.

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Solar power from water-based ‘artificial leaves’

Solar power from water-based ‘artificial leaves’

By Eartheasy, Posted October 20th, 2010

“Natural” solar cells have the potential to be less expensive and more environmentally friendly than current silicon-based solar cells…

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Soils and Souls: The promise of The Land

Soils and Souls: The promise of The Land

By Robert Jensen, Posted October 18th, 2010

We must ask how we can construct an economy that can balance what is biologically and physically possible with what is socially and ethically desirable.

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Medicines from Nature

Medicines from Nature

By Joanna Eede, Resurgence Magazine, Posted September 10th, 2010

From painkillers to malaria treatments, Western medicine has much to thank tribal peoples for. But unless we protect their land rights, we will lose not only their vast knowledge of medicinal plants but also many cures we have yet to discover, warns Joanna Eede.

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5 simple ways to make Earth Day last all year

5 simple ways to make Earth Day last all year

By Eartheasy, Posted April 22nd, 2010

Across the world, people today are showing their appreciation for planet Earth in acknowledgement that a healthy environment is fundamental to our well-being. The variety of activities is impressive, and the collective sentiment is truly inspiring…

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How Volcanoes can Change the World

How Volcanoes can Change the World

By Dr. Roseanne D’Arrigo, Posted April 20th, 2010

The eruption of Iceland’s Laki volcano in 1783-84 had profound effects on climate, not just in Iceland but around the globe.

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Our Psychic Connections to Nature

Our Psychic Connections to Nature

By David Bollier, On the Commons, Posted April 5th, 2010

The despoliation of nature is tantamount to despoiling our mental habitat as well.

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From Ownership to Relationship

From Ownership to Relationship

By Satish Kumar, Posted March 29th, 2010

We do not own nature – we have a relationship with nature. Nature does not belong to us -we belong to nature.

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Our beautiful planet: Amazing Icebergs

Our beautiful planet: Amazing Icebergs

By Eartheasy, Posted March 1st, 2010

A series photos featuring strikingly beautiful and unusual icebergs…

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Connecting with nature close to home

Connecting with nature close to home

By Kim Isley, Trees for a Change, Posted February 4th, 2010

It is when we let go of our ego and put down our inflated sense of human importance that we can really connect to Mother Earth and our own true nature.

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