EarthTalk® February 2016

Dear EarthTalk: What do green groups think about the outcome of the recent Paris climate talks? -- Jackie Lupinacci, Pittsburgh, PA On December 12, 2015,...

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...

EarthTalk® | April 2016

Dear EarthTalk: How is it that big game hunting can actually be good for wildlife? -- Ronnie Wilson, Ft. Myers, Florida When Minnesota dentist Walter...

EarthTalk® | September 2013

Dear EarthTalk: Some green groups are promoting the simple notion of sharing as a way to green communities and combat waste. Can you explain?...

EarthTalk® May 2015

Dear EarthTalk: What can I do to help prevent deforestation in the Amazon even if I don't live in the region? -- Janine Greco,...

Shape Shifting

It was the Bell witch and the spirits from Cave Rock at Lake Tahoe that came to me when I asked the spirit guides...

My Special Pet: A Glimpse into a Soul that Changed My...

As I sat down at my computer one morning in January 2011, it was like a magic wand had been waved over me as...

Finding Peace and Presence by connecting with the Earth

As nature becomes more rare, and cities and human gatherings grow, many of us lose our connection with nature -- and thus with ourselves,...

EarthTalk® January 2017

Dear EarthTalk: What kinds of changes to federal environmental policies can we expect to see from Donald Trump when he assumes the presidency? --...

Receiving Channeled Lessons in Nature

Natural surroundings provide us with opportunities to be closer to the Creator and creation. Sitting in places of beauty among trees, near water, prairies,...

Growing a community garden in partnership with Nature

The Partnership Garden is a new community garden at the School of Environmental Studies in Apple Valley, MN. This garden and its parent organization,...

Forget the baggage: Lessons from a wise Kitty

I HAVE A cat that is now around 19 years old. She was a rescue in a very literal sense. I found her in...

Cat in the Buggy

Did you see that? That woman has a cat in the baby buggy! Yes, that would be me. After almost fifty years, once again...

I Don’t Want a Dog

I never had any desire to have a dog. Cats were okay, easy to take care of, and you could leave them alone for...

Eco News

Funds lacking for Great Lakes cleanup planWASHINGTON, D.C. - The federal government is failing to adequately fund the Great Lakes restoration effort despite growing...

New film finds solutions to global problems

Economics of Happiness: Going local can help solve our global crises The launch of The Economics of Happiness, a one-hour documentary about the worldwide movement...

Healthy Recipe for Older Dogs

We have owned five dogs through the years, and I've always wondered if dogs get bored with kibbles. I obtained this recipe from my...