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Teaching My Child First Aid: 6 Essentials

Teaching My Child First Aid: 6 Essentials

By Robin Jacobs, Eartheasy.com, Posted August 26th, 2014

Learning a few first-aid principles does more than prepare kids for the worst: it also helps them develop their compassion, self-esteem, and sense of purpose.

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5 Tips to Guarantee Canning Success

5 Tips to Guarantee Canning Success

By Eartheasy.com, Posted August 21st, 2014

In addition to food security and freedom from unwanted additives, home canning gives us the old-fashioned satisfaction of transforming the harvest into next season’s feast.

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Water Filtration for Emergency Preparedness

Water Filtration for Emergency Preparedness

By Eartheasy.com, Posted August 14th, 2014

Water: it can save us or sicken us. When our water supply is compromised, knowledge and preparation make all the difference.

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Is Your Pet Prepared for a Major Storm or Evacuation?

Is Your Pet Prepared for a Major Storm or Evacuation?

By Eartheasy.com, Posted August 6th, 2014

Natural disasters are on the rise — include domestic animals in your “just in case” planning. Their lives are in your hands!

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Hike Naked Summer Giveaway!

Hike Naked Summer Giveaway!

By Eartheasy.com, Posted June 6th, 2014

Win everything you need for an awesome adventure… minus the clothes.

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How to Wrestle an Elephant

How to Wrestle an Elephant

By Eartheasy.com, Posted May 5th, 2014

The battle against climate change begins at home.

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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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Megadroughts ahead?  Let’s all cut water use by 20%

Megadroughts ahead? Let’s all cut water use by 20%

By Eartheasy.com, Posted February 6th, 2014

We can make a difference right now with a few household adjustments — our ecosystem may hang in the balance.

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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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6 Ways You Can Help Philippine Typhoon Victims Today

6 Ways You Can Help Philippine Typhoon Victims Today

By Eartheasy.com, Posted November 15th, 2013

Time is of the essence for victims of Cyclone Haiyan (Yolanda), and your help is needed.

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5 Tips for Tornado Preparedness

5 Tips for Tornado Preparedness

By Lee Flynn, Posted June 6th, 2013

Few natural occurrences have the ability to inspire dread in quite the same way as the tornado…

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How to Make a Simple ‘Ready-Kit’ for Your Daypack

How to Make a Simple ‘Ready-Kit’ for Your Daypack

By Eartheasy.com, Posted January 26th, 2012

Be prepared during day hikes with this compact, lightweight ‘ready-kit’ you can make yourself.

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Free Land – Are you Ready to Try Homesteading?

Free Land – Are you Ready to Try Homesteading?

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted October 3rd, 2011

Self-reliance is an appealing alternative in today’s economic reality…

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Contaminated Drinking Water Feared in Hurricane’s Wake

Contaminated Drinking Water Feared in Hurricane’s Wake

By Eartheasy.com, Posted September 15th, 2011

Flood water is toxic and polluted, and may compromise local water supplies. Here are suggestions for ensuring the safety of your drinking water.

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4 Mistakes to Avoid for the Novice Homesteader

4 Mistakes to Avoid for the Novice Homesteader

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted May 4th, 2011

A few considerations when making the transition to a more independent way of life…

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A climate-change activist prepares for the worst

A climate-change activist prepares for the worst

By Mike Tidwell, Posted February 28th, 2011

“The era of procrastination, of half-measures, of soothing and baffling expedients, of delays, is coming to its close. In its place we are entering a period of consequences.” – Winston Churchill

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How to Avoid “Death by GPS”

How to Avoid “Death by GPS”

By Eartheasy.com, Posted February 11th, 2011

In wilderness areas and remote regions, the suggested GPS routes may be out of date, out of commission, or just plain wrong.

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How to Prepare Your Home & Protect the Environment Against Natural Emergencies

How to Prepare Your Home & Protect the Environment Against Natural Emergencies

By Eartheasy.com, Posted July 16th, 2010

Protecting the environment should be part of homeowner’s strategy when planning for natural disasters and environmental emergencies.

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When Technology Fails: How to Survive the Long Emergency

When Technology Fails: How to Survive the Long Emergency

By Brianne Goodspeed, Posted February 5th, 2009

An interview with Matthew Stein, P.E., author of When Technology Fails: A Manual for Self-Reliance, Sustainability and Surviving the Long Emergency.

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Future Farming: Planning now to prevent a national food crisis

Future Farming: Planning now to prevent a national food crisis

By Robert Jensen, Posted February 4th, 2009

In an interview, Wes Jackson counsels that we pay more attention to our soil over the long haul.

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