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Reverend Billy invites you to an organic Thanksgiving dinner at Monsanto HQ

Want to do something really different for Thanksgiving this year? Come have an organic dinner on the lawn of Monsanto's World Headquarters and watch the latest show from Rev. Billy and the Stop Shopping Choir.

Source: Culture feed | 20 Nov 2014 | 9:53 pm MSK

Grade 9 blogger takes on Big Sugar at a school presentation

A young student challenges the message that "sugar can be part of a healthy diet" and is told to stop asking questions.

Source: Culture feed | 20 Nov 2014 | 3:00 pm MSK

Can turning illegal weapons into high art stop gun violence?

Liberty United is a company that recycles and transforms illegal guns and bullets into beautiful jewelry, reducing the number of weapons on the street and generating proceeds to help gun violence victims.

Source: Culture feed | 13 Nov 2014 | 3:00 pm MSK

Stunning aerial shot wins Landscape Photographer of the Year Award

There are no trees in the winning shots, but it's still a stirring series of photos.

Source: Culture feed | 10 Nov 2014 | 1:00 pm MSK

Elimination communication: Why we use infant potty training

Practicing elimination communication, or infant potty training, with babies isn't the same as toilet training older children, but it sure does make that process much easier.

Source: Culture feed | 8 Nov 2014 | 12:18 am MSK

Artist weaves luminous shelters & sculptures out of willow

Mimicking forms and lines found in nature, these elegant and whimsical sculptures are woven out of flexible and natural materials.

Source: Culture feed | 5 Nov 2014 | 3:00 pm MSK

Hope for the Hadza: Protecting one of the world's last hunter-gatherers

Protecting one of the world's last-remaining hunter-gather groups

Source: Culture feed | 4 Nov 2014 | 4:30 pm MSK

Happy Hallowe'en! Here is a roundup of our favorite posts over the years

Some go way back to when the internet made funny noises and the pictures were small.

Source: Culture feed | 31 Oct 2014 | 1:27 pm MSK

Meet Xiuhtezcatl, the 14-year-old activist

Rapper and activist Xiuhtezcatl Tonatiuh spreads the word about climate change, sustainability and indigenous rights

Source: Culture feed | 29 Oct 2014 | 4:00 pm MSK

What do you give to the trick-or-treaters? (Survey)

It's hard, in these days when we worry about sugar and additives and obesity. What to do?

Source: Culture feed | 29 Oct 2014 | 3:28 pm MSK

Oh No Mommy! Will the Greenies Take Fireworks Away From Us?

Obligatory Post About Green Fireworks for the 4th of July Fireworks are fun - who doesn't like explosions? - and a good excuse to get together with family and friends, but they're also not very clean. In Beijing, China, the smoke from fireworks during the new year celebrations tripled pollution levels overnight, and the toxic metals used to get the bright colorful sparks fall back to Earth, contaminating soil and water. Is there something we can do without losing the fireworks?

Source: LivingECHO | 3 Jul 2009 | 12:11 am MSD

Do Roses Stink?

For Valentine’s Day, birthdays, anniversaries or other special occasions, giving flowers often seems like a gift from Mother Nature herself.

But when flowers are doused in pesticides and transported long (i.e., energy-intensive) distances, their eco-appeal quickly evaporates.  The health impact conventionally-grown flowers has makes them even less desirable.

Source: LivingECHO | 14 Feb 2008 | 10:19 am MSK

The Natural Collection Supports Peace One Day Today

We're sure that millions of people all around the world have made a commitment to today's International Day of Peace.

Source: LivingECHO | 12 Oct 2007 | 2:07 am MSD

Taking Back the Streets: TreeHugger Tips For Car Free Day

Here are some ideas for World Car Free Day to take back our streets:...

Source: LivingECHO | 12 Oct 2007 | 1:57 am MSD

Seven Easy Pieces for Fall: Women

A new wind is starting to blow and you can almost smell change crackle in the air,...

Source: LivingECHO | 12 Oct 2007 | 1:56 am MSD

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