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For most of us, plastic recycling is out of sight, out of mind.

We dutifully clean and sort our used containers and bottles. We leave them curbside, or take them to our local recycling facility.

And then off they go. But to...

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In a small corner of High Falls, New York, farming happens under the shady canopy of a forest.

Here, spring peepers sing their chirpy chorus in hopes of wooing a mate.

Within the din, stacks of 40-inch logs sit quietly,...

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Birds of every stripe, ordinary and regal—robins, crows, hawks, and eagles—all bustle about readying their nests. Blanketed in springtime buds, the mountains appear to be clothed in mauve velvet against the sapphire sky. The valley’s rosy haze...

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With some planning and forethought, you can create rich healthy compost in as little as three weeks. 

Watch this step-by-step video by permaculture expert Connor Stedman to learn how to create your own thermophilic compost pile....

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Omega: Who has been the greatest mentor of your life's work in water reclamation?


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June Holte sees herself as a connector. 

When important news needs to be shared, this Kansas City resident springs into action.

When Holte heard that two well-known conveyors of hope and action—...

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Micaceous clay gets its name from the glittery mineral mica. In this workshop with Marc Millovich, a master potter and longtime apprentice to Apache medicine man and craftsman Felipe Ortega, you build pottery with hand-dug clay using the coil...