Browsing the "nature" Tag

Learning By Doing: How to Teach Kids Respect for the Environment

August 29th, 2012 | by Guest Author

Chances are you are environmentally responsible to one degree or another. You recycle your trash, purchase energy efficient light bulbs, buy natural cleaning supplies, all with the goal of leaving the world a better place for our children. But one way to make a big impact that you might have overlooked is by encouraging your children to lead eco-friendly lives. By leading the next generation to understand and care about the environment as much as we do, you can help your children to grow up into environmentally conscious adults.

How Much Will it Cost to Save Our Economy’s Foundation?

March 22nd, 2012 | by Earth Policy Institute

Our natural systems are the foundation of our economy. We can roughly estimate how much it will cost to reforest the earth, protect topsoil, restore rangelands and fisheries, stabilize water tables, and protect biological diversity.

Finding Perfection in Change

September 20th, 2010 | by Justin Van Kleeck

In chapter 29 of the Tao Te Ching, Lao Tzu writes on the world and our relationship to it: Do [&hellip

The Story of Sustainability

August 5th, 2009 | by johnivanko

We’ve all heard of The Story of Stuff. But The Story of Sustainability? This past weekend, we had the pleasure [&hellip

Book Review: Nature’s Second Chance

January 14th, 2009 | by johnivanko

Have you ever wondered about Mother Nature’s counterpart, Father Nature? Look no further than ecologist and artist of nature, Steven [&hellip

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