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Green Home Blog

Now that the Boomers are retiring and experiencing the “empty nest” syndrome, the half-century dream of living in a “green community” is re-emerging.

Get Involved In Your Community

Green Home Blog

Get Involved in Your Community. Earth Day isn’t just about the things we can do for our environment – it’s also about getting involved in your community to teach others the importance of being eco-friendly. So Greenhome wants you to help everyone in your community feel the benefits of living green. Did you know?

Airbnb helps its community travel greener

Green Traveler Guides

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Coastal Communities Strike Back Against Erosion

Nature Conservancy - Science

The beach is disappearing in Grenville, Grenada and many coastal communities around the world face a similar situation. Related Articles.

The Power of Community

Green (Living) Review

And that is the very reason why we need to rediscover community and the power of community. Community cooperation resilience

Good News for Elephants: How These Communities Reduced Poaching by 35 Percent

Nature Conservancy - Science

Here’s rare good news for African elephants: In northern Kenya, elephant poaching on community conservancies has been reduced by 35 percent since 2012.

Bringing together Permaculture & Spiritual Communities.

Elephant Journal

Combining mindful sustainable design with mindful-ness is the necessary key to bringing harmony to any community regardless of its central values. Building or being a part of a community is challenging and for long-term success permaculture and spirituality need integration.

The Community Gardening Handbook – Book Review

Green (Living) Review

Join the community gardening revolution for a greener future! Easy to read and follow. No lengthy waffle.

Deer Advisor: Help for Communities Grappling with Abundant Deer Populations

Nature Conservancy - Science

This creates a desire among many members of communities to at least control, if not completely eradicate deer from their community.

Power to the People: Community Based Marine Conservation

Nature Conservancy - Science

Atwasi Swabir, Chairman of the Pate Marine Community Conservancy (PMCC), examines an angelfish caught by a spear fisherman off the Kenyan coast.

How we can Use food to Connect & Heal Communities.

Elephant Journal

In the hopes of demystifying the "how" behind returning to our roots, here are some fun ideas for taking action: Blog Enlightened Society Food Right Livelihood community farming eat local Farmers Markets food sharing gardening local food self-sufficiency

Why do Coastal Communities Invest in Nature? It’s Not Science.

Nature Conservancy - Science

The science is clear: natural habitat can help protect coastal communities against erosion, sea-level rise and storms. Related Articles.

Favorite Son: A Story of Community and Conservation

Conservancy Talk

He is a Samburu from the West Gate community in Kenya’s rugged northern rangelands and the second of 17 children. congressional staffers.

Restoration Pays Off in Reduced Flooding for Coastal Community

Nature Conservancy - Science

Many New York and New Jersey coastal communities experienced severe flooding during Hurricane Sandy in 2012. license. Army Corps of Engineers.

7 Questions to Ask: Finding a Yoga Community to Enrich our Personal Practice.

Elephant Journal

Yoga class community practice questions students studio teachersIn my own life and practice, I’ve noticed that the people whose company I enjoy the most are often those I meet at.

Designing Agricultural Watersheds with Science and Community Engagement

Nature Conservancy - Science

The interactive session with the community went even better than we had hoped. Related Articles. By Kris Johnson. What Causes Dead Zones?

Community is Family. {Photos}

Elephant Journal

Big Community. Small World. See the first in the series: Inspiring Photos: Celebrating the grace & grit of Mothers around the World. With thanks to our media partner, Vitamin Angels, for sharing such sweet stories for this Mother’s Day!

Community conservation in action – Rotokare

10,000 Birds

This community based organisation has been working in rural Taranaki, near where I went up the mountain. While I have previously praised the efforts of the Department of Conservation and other large conservation organisations, so today let me sing the praises of smaller groups, specifically the Rotokare Scenic Reserve Trust.

Nestlé 'UK's most hydrated community' push

Green (Living) Review

Bottled water is bad for the biosphere and that not just as regards to the plastic bottles and also to your wallets.

Seattle Has Plans for Nation’s Largest Community Food Forest

Eccorazzi

Read More The post Seattle Has Plans for Nation’s Largest Community Food Forest appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Elk Antlers on the Prairie: A Shed Hunt to Benefit the Local Community

Nature Conservancy - Science

They’re collected by community members and sold to benefit the local 4-H and FFA groups. It is also a way to involve the local community.

Why You Should Start a Sustainable Community & Grow your own Food.

Elephant Journal

Bicycle Ecofashion Green Health & Wellness WAYLON: Today Only communal living community consciousness green natural life organic farming organic food permacultureSustainable living is not just about goals of things to accomplish. It is a total lifestyle a way of thinking and doing that is not done in part.

Why Conservation Needs Women: Supporting Women’s Networks for Community Conservation

Nature Conservancy - Science

Specifically, community conservation often takes place largely without women, and that’s not a good thing. Hausheer). Related Articles.

An Important Lesson on Boundaries from Sex Positive Communities.

Elephant Journal

Using the sex positive community as a model for communication and consent, we can learn to establish proper broundaries with the people around us.

Community Solar Gardens

Celsias

Want to go solar but you have a shady roof? You rent? You don't have $40,000?

Mauka to Makai: Community Conservation from Mountains to Oceans

Conservancy Talk

His name was Bert Weeks, and he was a Hawai’i Marine Fellow for the Conservancy. Photo © Bethany Goodrich / The Sustainable Southeast Partnership.

Eco Villages and Beyond: 10 Communities Across the World

Eccorazzi

From tree house villages in Costa Rica to yoga communes in Hawaii, these 10 intentional communities are havens of peace, creativity and sustainability. Read More. Causes Environment Featured Lifestyle News

The Importance of Parks: Embracing the Diversity of our Communities.

Elephant Journal

Arts & Culture Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Green Health & Wellness Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today diversity homeless community mental health problems parksAll over the United States something wonderful is happening. Something eclectic, creative and spontaneous.

Surviving the Ups & Downs of Living in a Spiritual Community.

Elephant Journal

Being in spiritual communities, with the help of meditation practice, has mainly helped me accept people as they are and not the way I want them to be.

Private electricity grids fueled by renewable energy the future for communities

Green (Living) Review

The company has launched ZEN Communities – an “end to end” service from power generation through to networks and retailing to deliver low cost renewable energy direct to entire communities. Read more here. mean, really, come one, we just cannot have people do their own thing and be the master of their own energy production.

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Mindful Gifts for a Global Community.

Elephant Journal

It seems that today more than ever we need meaningful connections in our lives positive relationships that transcend both political and geographical boundaries.

Tackling the Stigma of Mental Health in the South Asian Community.

Elephant Journal

“Young lady, you are not being rational. You don’t have cancer. Stop crying!” I was having a severe panic attack. It was 14th September 2008, at New York’s Port Authority. As I experienced heart palpitations, increased blood pressure, shortness of breath and extreme sweating, a bystander called 911 and stated that I was having a seizure. […].

Citizenship & Community Spirit

Green (Living) Review

In addition to that what is lacking so much today is community spirit; the spirit to get involved in actions for the community and also simply being part of the community proper. Community spirit now is something that you can't teach but was once something that just seems to have been there. Enter the “Big Society.”

How (Not) to Live in an Intentional Community.

Elephant Journal

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An Open Letter to the Yoga Community.

Elephant Journal

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Farmer Faces Jail for Feeding Community

Green (Living) Review

DATCP has charged Hershberger with, among other things, operating a retail food establishment without a license.

How Mothers in our Communities Help & Heal Us. {Photos}

Elephant Journal

Big Community. Small World. See the first in the series: Inspiring Photos: Celebrating the grace & grit of Mothers around the World. With thanks to our media partner, Vitamin Angels, for sharing such sweet stories for this Mother’s Day!

A Declaration of Interdependence; Creating Heart CommUnity.

Elephant Journal

I move with an eager smile and a vulnerably open heart towards the faces and spaces that support and feed me, in a.

George Lucas Finances Low-Income Housing Development to Help Community

Eccorazzi

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Initiating Sustainability In Your Community

Environmental News Network

Imagine the challenge of building a sustainable community and warding off all pessimism and indifference. Now, let’s look at your community.