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Denver Green Festival - Saturday

by: EJ on 05/03/2009
Posted in: Events

The crew in Denver have had a busy couple of days with lots of time with New Society authors. We met with Mel Bartholomew, the Square Foot gardener, to talk about his new book with New Society Publishers. A gracious and enthusiastic man, he got us totally inspired about his gardening system and book ideas. This short video explains the mission of …

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Guest Post - Zoe Weil

by: Heather on 05/01/2009
Posted in: Guest Posts

This just in from Zoe Weil, author of The Power and Promise of Humane Education, Above All Be Kind, and So You Love Animals. (This entry was originally posted on Zoe Weil's blog and is reprinted with permission.)

That's the Funny Thing About Judgments and Assumptions...

This past weekend I led a MOGO (Most Good) Workshop at Bard College. My car had …

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Denver Green Festival

by: EJ on 05/01/2009
Posted in: Events

Well, I didn't think I would have much to report about our travel to the Denver Green Festival, after all it was just a trip through Vancouver and Denver airports, but, as it turns out, the Denver International Airport is quite interesting and has an extensive environmental management system.

As we pulled away from the airport in our taxi, we …

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As If the Earth Matters Co-Author Raises Money for Malaysian Oragutan Appeal

by: Heather on 04/30/2009
Posted in: Author Events

Kenny Peavy, environmental educator and co-author of As If the Earth Matters is also a budding Malaysian rock star!

Last week Kenny's band Benchmarx raised over US$7000 for Oragutan Appeal UK - a group dedicated to the rehabilitation and preservation of Orangutans and the conservation of their habitat and a supporter of the Sepilok Orangutan …

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Green Homes of the Future

by: Heather on 04/29/2009
Posted in: Green Building

The Wall Street Journal asked four architects to let their imaginations run wild and design an energy-efficient, environmentally sustainable house of the future. The results are a fascinating blend of vision and creativity. For example, there's William McDonough's "Tree-House" with its photosynthetic outer layer which heats water and generates …

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