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Spending time outside is instinctive and intuitive. After all, we evolved in tandem with the natural world, though most of us—especially Americans—don't spend much time there anymore. But as anyone who heads out for a walk or travels into the...

“The truth can be found right here. The Great Spirit is within and that’s the truth.”

Bob Berkebile shared this wisdom at the 2013 Omega Center for Sustainable Living...

Throughout nature, we can find useful examples of solutions to systemic engineering problems. Janine Benyus explains how engineers and architects are dealing with the problem of birds flying into glass windows...

Environmental knowledge—without heart—is not enough to assure a sustainable future. Ecological consultant and wetland specialist Karen Schneller-McDonald urges us to help kids make an emotional connection with nature by taking them outside....

"Self-effort is the greatest impediment to realization.” The old swami’s words felt like a kick in the stomach. We were having lunch together, discussing sadhana and the role of self-effort on the spiritual path. When he said this, immediately, I...

Joy Harjo is a poet and performer who has
written seven books of poetry, including
How
We Became Human and She Had Some Horses.
She is known...


 

 

 

 

 

It’s time to give up
The endless struggle to become
And accept that this is all there is
That there’s nothing more to gain or lose.
If this moment...

Bullet-proof skin inspired by spider-silk? Pharmaceuticals discovered by chimps? Self-cleaning surfaces and solar cells based on leaves? This may sound like science fiction, but it’s innovation inspired by nature, also known as the science of...

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