King Corn: Documentary film reveals how subsidized corn is driving the...

Behind America's 99-cent hamburgers and 72-ounce sodas is a key ingredient that silently fuels our fast-food nation - corn. In the revelatory, Morgan Spurlock (Super...

The Feline Interviews

The following are interviews I conducted with four beautiful cats. To help with the introduction, I called up Nimbus, my cat friend, who had...

Walks with Horses

Connecting Spirits, Transforming and Empowering through the Wisdom of Horses in the Labyrinth PEOPLE ARE RECONNECTING to what has been lost. Going back to nature,...

Roxy, Her Paws to My Heart

I've always been an animal lover -- cats, dogs, mice, bunnies, deer -- anything with that sweet soulfulness, innocence and trust. We had many...

Garden for Your Life

Five Exciting Reasons--and One Downright Scary One--You Should Learn to Grow Food This Year Spring has sprung, and another Earth Day has just been celebrated....

Living with a Tree

One of the common exercises given those working on their "spiritual journeys" is to go out in the woods and live with a tree...

Holly and Me — exactly as it was intended

Holly came into my life 15 years ago while I was still living in Hollywood, California. I rescued this 4-year-old cat from a girl...

Eco News

Livin' the Green LifeMINNEAPOLIS - A Twin Cities-based company, EarthSmart LLC, launched a new weekly hour-long national radio show on internet radio at www.voiceamerica.com...

EarthTalk® | May 2016

Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that home rooftop solar only makes sense in certain parts of the U.S. with proper incentives as opposed to...

Connecting with a Ficus

I would never have guessed that I would write about plant consciousness. A few months ago I entered a facility for the aged -- a...

A Path to Balance, Health and Healing

Connecting to health by connecting with nature HOW MUCH EXPOSURE to nature do you get on a daily basis? If you are depressed, in pain,...

Sensitive and Proud: An Interview with Merlin the Cat

Merlin is a black cat of the variety stereotypically associated with being a witch's familiar. I "interviewed" Merlin about the sensitivity of felines by...

You Are The Chosen One: How Your Pets Choose You

"What you seek, is seeking you" -- Rumi We had been trying for months to adopt an older dog for rehoming. For one reason or...

Plant Consciousness: Natural Prehension

For a brief time in the 1990s, I owned a cantilevered property on a hilltop in Modjeska Canyon, California, named for the Russian actress,...

Miracles at the Farm

When I moved to Earthway Farm in South Haven, MN, 24 years ago, I did not realize that this geographical move would also lead...

EarthTalk® | December 2016

Dear EarthTalk: How has wildlife been affected around the site of the Chernobyl nuclear meltdown in Russia three decades ago? -- Walter Scinto, Hartford,...

The Lesson of Unconditional Love

An excerpt adapted from Driving with Cats: Ours for a Short Time MANY OF US WHO ENJOY amazing relationships with our companion animals also appreciate...