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Healing Our Bodies, Our Spirits, and Our Planet

Last weekend, the San Francisco Bay Area hosted the largest and longest-running Green Festival Expo at the massive Cow Palace arena in Daly City. More than 250,000 were expected to attend the three-day event, now in its fourteenth year. Crowds gathered to sample brand new environmental products and businesses selling everything from sustainable chocolate to […]

November 17th

The Religious Roots of American Environmentalism

The following is reprinted with permission from Religion Dispatches. Follow RD on Facebook or Twitter for daily updates and be sure to check out RD’s cool, new science section, The Cubit, which examines the intersection between science, religion, technology, and ethics. By Lauren Sutton What do the Mad Max franchise, protests of the Keystone pipeline, and […]

June 16th

Prime Minister Modi Needs to Treat Nature as God

In Berlin this week, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that “Indians treat nature as God . . . we should ask the world about climate change. We believe exploitation of nature is a crime.” While I agree with Modi that India’s many ancient traditions recognize the importance of nature, I find this statement more than a […]

April 16th

Yoga Helps Si2 Pilots Flying Solar Plane #RTW

(Originally published on Planetsave.com) While flying around the world in a solar plane, Si2 Pilot Andre Borschberg relates, “Though the cockpit is not big enough, I still do yoga and meditation to keep fit, aware and awake.” Then, taking off once again in the Solar Impulse 2 (Si2), Andre Borschberg piloted the innovative solar plane […]

April 2nd

Alternavida: Puerto Rico Vacation for the Body & Soul

Like any ‘ism, environmentalism has its problems. It can be dogmatic, depressing, and exclusive. It is politically charged and controversial. And people often think that true environmentalism means sacrafice — giving up meat, soft clothes, hot showers. But for Yancy Wright, the founder and CEO of Alternavida, a Puerto Rico vacation retreat, environmentalism is about […]

February 26th

Hinduism Verses of God, Creation, and Mother Nature

In EdenKeeper’s Saturday exploration of sacred scriptures related to the environment, nature, the Creator, and creation, this week we turn to Hinduism for beautiful inspiration and appreciation. Certainly it is an oversimplification to skim wikipedia for a brief concept of Hinduism, but in my attempt to gain familiarity, I hope my meager effort will be […]

January 10th

Increase Your Holiday Spirit With These 3 Tips

This post is part of Important Media’s More Love, Less Stuff holiday event. We’re sharing ideas to redefine holiday traditions to be less about stuff and more about gratitude, compassion, and love. While it may be the season for holiday cheer, it’s also the season for traveling, buying gifts, attending holiday parties, dealing with difficult […]

December 18th