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Donate to Earth Day Canada's "Crowd Planting" Campaign #Rooting4Trees

by: EJ on 04/19/2016

At New Society Publishers, we’re excited about Earth Day Canada's ambitious “crowd-planting” campaign.  The goal is to plant one tree for every person on the planet by 2020, starting with a commitment to plant 25,000 trees by the end of April 2016!  To help support this campaign, New Society Publishers is giving away a $50 dollar gift …

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Enlivenment - The Revolution of Biology

by: EJ on 02/25/2016

What is life? In The Biology of Wonder: Aliveness, Feeling and the Metamorphosis of Science  scientist Andreas Weber resolves this fundamental enigma, arguing that humans, like all living beings, are creative, evolutionary forces who cannot exist apart from nature. This landmark work demonstrates that our connection to Earth’s complex web of …

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New Year, New You! What's Your #HappySize?

by: EJ on 01/05/2016

Happy New Year everyone!  We are having our first snow day of the year and it is so beautiful! I hope your holidays were safe and happy and you heeded some of Cat Smiley's party advice on how to indulge yourself wisely. 

Now comes the time to get back on track and Cat is ready with the newly released Planet Friendly Diet: Your 21-Day Guide to …

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May the Dude Be with You: The Final Day of Our 12 Days of Holiday #Giving

by: EJ on 12/12/2015

All good things must come to an end - but must they?  Today is the last day of our 50% off holiday sale, so I guess that good thing is ending, but the incredible value of the shared ideas and knowledge that forms the basis of our 12 Days of #Giving will stay with you.

I hope you took advantage of the opportunity to give to Syrian refugees on …

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Happy Climate Pivot

by: EJ on 12/02/2015

Today's blog comes to us from Carrie Saxifrage, author of The Big Swim: Coming Ashore in a World Adrift.  As our friends, colleagues, elected representatives and fellow global citizens meet in Paris to discuss a climate change agreement, Carrie reflects on this pivotal time.

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