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First Ever Global Divestment Day February 13 & 14th

by: EJ on 02/11/2015

Divestment Campaigners Tell Administration “Don’t Bank on Tar Sands”

Campuses around the world are joining together in the first ever Global Divestment Day. Students are calling on their campus administrators to drop dirty energy companies like those in Canada’s tar sands. Dozens of events are planned across Canada and hundreds around …

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Las Encantadas, The Galapagos Islands

by: EJ on 01/16/2015

This past November, I traveled the Galapagos Islands with my son, mother, sister and brother-in-law on the Lindblad National Geographic Endeavor with guest naturalists Robert and Birgit Bateman.   It promised to be the trip of a lifetime and so it was.  Here is a photo essay conveying some of the highlights. (photo credits: Lindsay Richards)

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Taking a Walk on a Snowy Evening

by: EJ on 12/06/2014

Kevin Klinkenberg, author of Why I Walk: Taking a Step in the Right Direction, shares his thoughts on holiday walks.

It's that wonderful time of year again, where we slow down a bit, stuff ourselves full of food and gather together with family and friends. Sounds like a great time for... a walk!

For me, one of the best things about the end of the …

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Planning Next Year’s Woodland Medicinal Herb Garden

by: Sara on 12/01/2014

Welcome to the first day of our 12 Days of Giving blog series! Over the next 12 days we will blog about a different book each day and at the end of each blog we will give you either a scrumptious recipe or a free chapter download from that days featured book. But that’s not all - for the full 12 Days all of our books will be 50% off!

So whether …

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New Society Publishers Supports Local Community Solutions to the Global Problem of Climate Change

by: EJ on 11/17/2014

In our October 29th blog, we announced that New Society Publishers continues to be carbon neutral by offsetting our carbon emissions with the local Community Carbon Marketplace.  There is a satisfying synchronicity to this partnership, in that the first book publisher to go carbon neutral in North America is now able to support and partner with …

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