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Eyes and Ears: Indigenous Guardians steward Canada’s lands and waters

Conservancy Talk

It was the mid 2000s when the Gitanyow, whose Lax’yip (traditional territory) is situated north of Kitwanga, British Columbia, started to notice fewer moose on their territory. Hunters were coming home empty handed. The community was missing out on an important source of food and cultural sustenance.

A Letter to my Dying Dad. {Poem}

Elephant Journal

Many of us cannot be with our fathers at the very end of their lives, but for those of us who can, the experience can be magical. Enlightened Society Family Love Non New-Agey Spirituality death family gratitude journey life loss peace sons and fathers soul transformation

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Hurricane Sandy and the Flooding that Wasn’t

Nature Conservancy - Science

This is one of the most important stopover sites for migratory birds in the world, but no one in the group in front of me has binoculars or a scope. That's because they're here for the weirs, not the warblers.

2017 15

There is no going “a little bit vegan,” even if Yale adds more vegan options

Eccorazzi

As an advocate of veganism, I am often reminded that some people require the patient ear of an educator when they voice their questions of or challenges to the need for non-violence.

Just another day around here

Environmental Economics

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Which cutting board is best, wood or plastic?

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) When it comes to cutting boards which is the more sustainable and healthy choice; plastic or wood? The good old cutting board is one of our most durable household goods and it has proven its worth through times and ages, especially when made from good wood.

How the Scars of Boyhood lead to Closed-off Men.

Elephant Journal

It was all a blur. I looked down to see that I was stark naked from my belly button down, and I looked up to see a crowd full of my classmates, boys and. Health & Wellness Love Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today boyhood boys childhood trauma closed heart embarrassment emotionally unavailable invisible me too hashtag men rape relationships sexual assault sexual assault on men shame trauma

2017 20

How not to do statistics lesson of the day (courtesy of @DonaldJTrumpJr)

Environmental Economics

Test question*: Consider a class of 10 people taking a statistics test.    The scores of those 10 people are: 50%, 52%, 55%, 55%, 60%, 65%, 75%, 75%, 95%, 100%. A) What is the average test score? B) What is the median test score? C) How many people scored below the average?

Donald Trump And His Cabinet Are Destroying Our Environment

10,000 Birds

It began on Friday, February 17, 2017. Scott Pruitt was confirmed as the head of the United States Environmental Protection Agency. In his prior role as Oklahoma’s attorney general, Pruitt frequently sued the EPA over its regulations, notably leading a 27-state lawsuit against the Clean Power Plan.

Zero Waste – is it possible?

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Zero Waste is a concept that is very much like the idea of sustainable consumption in that it is not feasible regardless of what some people preach.

Sacred Love: Practices to Empower your True Nature.

Elephant Journal

In my eyes, it is definitely worth the exploration of this mysterious, sacred sexual energy that we all have circulating within us all of the time. I have put together some basic, accessible practice. Love Non New-Agey Spirituality Sexy Z ADMIN Love Featured Today dating love orgasm relationships repression sex sexual freedom sexual repression sexual taboo tantra

2017 20

If you hold your breath, air quality doesn't matter either

Environmental Economics

And then there's this. Citing the risk of conflicts of interest, the EPA administrator instituted  a sweeping change  to the agency’s core system of advisory panels on Tuesday, restricting membership to scientists who don’t receive EPA grants. In practice, the move represents “a major purge of independent scientists,” Terry F. Yosie, chair of the EPA’s Science Advisory Board during the Reagan administration,  told the Washington Post.

Vermillion Flycatchers

10,000 Birds

This one of the greatest times ever to be here on the southern Baja. The weather is cooling off, the water is still nice and warm, and the migratory birds are literally flocking into the area. The eBird.com rare species lists that pop up in my e-mail are inspiring a major twitch, to say the least.

An Unusual Partnership for People and Nature

Nature Conservancy - Science

A team of ecologists, engineers and insurance experts find common ground in coastal wetlands. Ideas Economics Ecosystem Services Nature-based Solutions SNAPP

Why we Should Stop Chasing our Dreams.

Elephant Journal

When I completed my first year of Master’s studies something profound happened. I lost my passion, my purpose, and I no longer knew what this “thing” was that could make my heart sing. Blog Enlightened Society Funny Right Livelihood chase your dreams following your dreams I don't know what I want to do life coaching live in the moment searching for meaning searching for purpose

2017 18

How Long Do Solar Panels Last?

Greentumble

Throughout the years, solar panel manufacturers. have become innovative at improving solar panel efficiency and durability. Solar panels need to be able to resist extreme weather such as harsh wind and heavy rainfall.

They’ve Got an Awful Lot of Birds in Brazil.

10,000 Birds

Way down among the Brazillians, Coffee beans grow by the billions, So they’ve got to find those extra cups to fill, They’ve got an awful lot of coffee in Brazil.… The Coffee Song lyrics ran like an earworm through my head as I prepared for my September trip to Brazil.

The “violence” of non-violence: Getting it horribly wrong on “ahimsa milk”

Eccorazzi

Sivarama Swami, a guru in the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON, popularly known as the Hare Krishna movement) made a video entitled, Can Vegans Consume Milk? promoting so-called “ahimsa milk” as being suitable for vegans to consume. The video went viral.

What 7 Sexperts wish you Learned in Sex Ed. {Adult}

Elephant Journal

As a sexologist born and bred in Singapore, there are many things I wish I had learned during. Adult Health & Wellness Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today abortion consent ejaculation exploring sexuality pleasurable sex pleasure sex ed sex education sex educator sex positivity

5 Top-rated Solar Powered Generators

Greentumble

We’ve all found ourselves in a situation in which. a reliable solar powered generator would be very helpful.

Best Bird of the Weekend (Last of October 2017)

10,000 Birds

If you’re feeling some measure of terror right now, you may not be thinking of the season’s cavalcade of horrors. No, what scares me is the idea that migration will be ending soon… Nonetheless, this time of year introduces a suite of seasonal birds.

How to Live Greener Every Single Day

Green Living Ideas

It can be a simple decision, to live greener but it’s not always so simple to do. At least not at first. Living greener often has a snowball effect, where the first act of green living will evolve into the next as we learn more and more about the environment and our effect on it. […].

Good News for children living with ADHD: New Research confirms Micronutrients Significantly Improve Symptoms. {Partner}

Elephant Journal

He had been expelled from six preschools and several other schools because of the symptoms of his severe attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Now 13, Isaiah can. Conscious Consumerism Family Featured Events Food Health & Wellness

10 Steps I Wish someone had Told me About Tantric Sex 20 Years Ago.

Elephant Journal

It’s funny how a comment that singer Sting made over 20 years ago made him the 21st century spokesperson for the ancient practice of tantra. Enlightened Society Love Non New-Agey Spirituality feminine energy healing journey massage therapist releasing energy spiritual Sting and tantra tantra tantric practice trauma yoni massage

3 Spiritual Reminders to Start Today off Right.

Elephant Journal

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2017 16

The Objectification of Men.

Elephant Journal

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These Cartoons Totally Nail Postpartum Depression.

Elephant Journal

Within a few days of my first child’s birth, postpartum depression and anxiety rolled in like a choking fog. I was brimming with unmet needs: the need to sleep, the need to silence the jagged thoughts that ran like a ticker tape through my head, the need to not nurse every 20 minutes, the need to believe that going up on my antidepressants wasn’t going to damage my baby, the need for someone to tell me I wasn’t an instant failure at motherhood.

The Difference between a Social Media Truth & our Personal Inner Truth.

Elephant Journal

If we aren't taking what we are exposed to, or in some cases are exposing others to, through social media to our own healing practices, then we aren't act. Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only. Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today healing meditation self-esteem self-worth social media spiritual practice

2017 13

75 Notes to Self.

Elephant Journal

Sometimes I wonder what I might say to my former, less secure, younger self if I had the chance. Would I warn myself about one-sided relationships? Would I advocate for self-love and more confidence? Would I talk about how much I wish I'd focused on learning rather than achievement? Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Love Non New-Agey Spirituality Right Livelihood affirmations forgiveness getting ahead mantras Moving On spiritual awareness

Why it Feels Impossible to Break our Bad Habits (& how to Finally do It).

Elephant Journal

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To the Lionesses: Remember that you are Wild, Strong & Free.

Elephant Journal

This lioness was tall, and strong, and proud. She looked me straight in my eyes with a clear message. From her message, I was inspired to write this poem, and what she said to me echoes inside of me everyday. Arts Health & Wellness Non New-Agey Spirituality Yoga Z ADMIN Spirituality Featured Today Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today Z Arts & Culture Today Only.

From a Woman who Wrote “Me Too”: 5 Ways to Encourage the Men we Love to Harness their Superpower.

Elephant Journal

Although times and beliefs are shifting, women have historically been raised to remain small, polite, beautiful, and lady-like. Men are expected to toughen up, quit crying, succeed, win, be aggressive, and essentially “be a. Academy Apprentice/Audit Blogs Blog Elephant Academy Enlightened Society Inspiring (Wow) Love WAYLON: Today Only boys will be boys gender stereotypes holding space me too mindful gentlemen personal boundaries sensitivity sexual assault sexual harassment vulnerability

6 Things my Baby Brother’s Death Taught Me about Life.

Elephant Journal

"Do not regret growing older. It is a privilege denied to many.". Enlightened Society Family coping with loss death death and dying grief loss of a brother loss of a sibling

Is Marriage even Necessary Anymore?

Elephant Journal

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