Conscious Consumption

It is that time of year when we are overwhelmed with the message to buy, buy, buy! Everyone is trying to sell some happiness but don't let that get in the way of actually being happy. It is very possible to live near zero waste in our trash filled society, here is some information I …

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ECOSIA: The search engine that plants trees

I discovered this company by chance while browsing the internet and it seems like a simple way to make the earth a better place and help plant trees. All you have to do is go to their website http://www.ecosia.org and follow the instructions to make ecosia your default search engine. The way it works is …

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Would you risk your life for an Elephant?

This is something that African Wildlife rangers are doing everyday to protect elephants from poachers. Rangers often work for little reward or recognition, risking and regularly losing their lives to protect the world’s wildlife and its fragile ecosystems. A ranger is killed in the line of duty, on average, every three days – often violently at …

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My first year as a Vegan

One year ago today I made the decision to truly open my heart and align my thoughts with my actions, opening my circle of compassion to include all beings on Earth. I made the decision that I would no longer support the suffering and death of others because I liked the taste of it and …

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Motivation

By switching to a vegan diet we can; Feed the hungry. Save indigenous people. Stand up for workers' rights. Be kind to animals. Stop factory/animal farms. End deforestation for grazing. Save an acre of trees per year. End grazing on public lands. Tell the government to stop killing wildlife for corporate ranchers' profits. Stop wars …

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Celebrate the Earth and all life that calls it home.

Today being Earth day it seems appropriate to write about our relationship to the wonderful wild areas remaining and how to protect them as they are destroyed and tamed by the onslaught of human "advancement". At the rate we are currently going there may not be wilderness for us to enjoy in the not so …

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