Children, Animals, and Spirit Guides

Children are the ones who hold our future in their hands, as they will someday be the ones to lead the way. Though they...

EarthTalk® December 2015

Dear Earthtalk: Is recycling still worthwhile given the expense and emissions associated with it? -- Michael Vitti, Norwalk, OH Americans generate about 254 million tons...

Environment-friendly Holiday Gifts are Available

Dear EarthTalk: Can you recommend some sources for toys and other holiday gifts that are both safe and not harmful to the environment? -...

My Life with Cats

I have had cats my whole life. I have been very lucky to have had kitties who lived very long lives. About 18 months ago,...

Do I have to feed my cat meat?

Dear EarthTalk: I don't eat meat, for a variety of ethical and environmental reasons, and I’d rather not feed it to my cat, either....

EarthTalk® | August 2013

Dear EarthTalk: What is the gist of President Obama's new plan to tackle global warming and how does the green community feel about what...

Eco News at Edge Life

Retailer adopting reusable bags Environmental groups estimate that 100 billion plastic bags are used annually in the United States. Once discarded,...

‘Smart’ energy grid gains ground

Dear EarthTalk: What is the so-called "smart grid" I've been hearing about, and how can it save energy and money? - Larry Burger, Litchfield,...

Community Right Now: A Radical Activist approach for Anyone

Is our sense of community under fire? Questionable police shootings, suicide bombings, political bad-mouthing, attention-stealing smartphones, and text-messages masquerading as conversations would seem to...

Eco News

Wind-powered and plugged inST. PAUL - HOURCAR, the Twin Cities' fast-growing car-sharing program, unveiled Minnesota's first 100 mile-per-gallon, wind-powered, plug-in hybrid vehicle at the...

And This Is Why I Believe in Faeries

In this beautiful area in Tennessee, walking through the woods, I spotted my first-ever yellow violet. I was no stranger to being in the...

EarthTalk® | April 2015

Dear EarthTalk: What's going to happen to the U.S. solar industry when the federal solar investment tax credit expires next year? -- Victoria Chase,...

Up at the Lake (for Mom and Monica)

This is a collective memory, the collective part representing my years on this Earth. This, too, is a meditation, a journey that takes me...

Earth Talk

Dear EarthTalk: Why aren't compact fluorescent light bulbs taking over more quickly from incandescents, given their substantial energy-saving advantage? And what about recycling them...

Ribcage

Walking down the long, lone road in rural Ohio, eyes adjusting to angles of the shade from old oaks and full sun above sunflower fields. In a sunny spot ahead at the edge...

Meditating with Your Pet

Keta, my beloved Yorkshire Terrier, has been assisting me in meditation for eight years and has consistently helped with my healing and energy work...

Dolphin Dreams Come True

Have you ever had a dream lurking inside of you that you weren't even aware of? And then all of a sudden it bursts...