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Mother Earth News Fair

by: EJ on 10/06/2010
Posted in: Sustainable Living

I thoroughly enjoyed our time with the Mother Earth News team and all the presenters and attendees at the Mother Earth News Fair. It was the first time New Society Publishers has had such a large group of authors together at one time. It was a privilege to get to spend time with so many knowledgeable authors and activists.

Seven Springs Mountain …

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Will You Change Just For the Fun of It?

by: EJ on 09/17/2010
Posted in: Sustainable Living

All too often, we try to convince people to change present behaviors by painting a picture full of doom and gloom. Yes, there is a lot of bad news out there and we do have to get motivated but maybe we should consider a in change tactics. How about making change fun?

The Fun Theory is doing just that. Their theory is that something as simple as …

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Four Years. Go.

by: EJ on 09/10/2010
Posted in: Sustainable Living

"This is not a new organization. This is a new goal for every organization." Fouryearsgo.org

Four Years. Go. is a campaign to shift the current trends of humanity by 2014 so that we will be headed on a path toward an environmentally sustainable, socially just, and spiritually fulfilling future on this planet.

At first I thought this video was too …

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Chip Haynes and Important Media - Stuff That Matters

by: EJ on 08/25/2010
Posted in: Sustainable Living

Chip Haynes is helping to spread the news about "Stuff that Matters" on Important Media. He is a guest contributor to the green tips list featured on the blog, Planet Save. What does he suggest for green tip number five? "How's about a bicycle?", of course.

Giant Bicycles used to offer a bicycle called the Iguana. It came in green, and I always …

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Cycle to Work Week - May 31-June 6

by: EJ on 06/04/2010
Posted in: Sustainable Living

So many of us at New Society Publishers are able to cycle to work everyday that we tend to get a bit lackadaisical about it - even forgetting to blog about Bike to Work Week (Eek! Sorry about that). But all is not lost, we still have today!
A report compiled by the City of Vancouver Standing Committee on Transportation and Traffic in February …

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