EarthTalk® | November 2016

Dear EarthTalk: What's the latest in the battle over whether or not to permanently protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge? The issue seems to...

EarthTalk® | October 2016

Dear EarthTalk: I am interested in helping my school get solar panels on the roof to show students how we can be part of...

Autumn, a natural pause

Something is about to be born, enter stage left, pop into view. Perhaps it's summer, about to leave the northern hemisphere and slide down...

An Ocean Ethos: New Paradigm for the 21st Century

The world has lost its way. The physical and political turmoil we face is symptomatic of a failed system of values unable to support...

EarthTalk® | September 2016

Dear EarthTalk: I find it hard to believe that Flint, Michigan is the only city or town in the U.S. with lead contamination of...

How I Learned Unconditional Love

My family always had pets. As a child I loved animals! In 1982, I became a lifelong vegetarian. I had all kinds of pets continuously...

EarthTalk® | August 2016

Dear EarthTalk: Have any wildlife species gone extinct already as a result of global warming, and which are most at risk moving forward? --...

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...

EarthTalk® | July 2016

Dear EarthTalk: How are the world's penguins faring in this day and age of global warming? What can we do to help them? --...

Get down to Earth — use Earthing to Restore and Heal

You have probably felt the health benefits of earthing at some stage of your life without realizing it. Think about the last time you...

EarthTalk® | June 2016

Dear EarthTalk: I'm finally ready to make the switch from my old gas guzzler to an electric or plug-in hybrid car. What are the...

Five Lessons the Earth taught me about Love

I am on a journey. A journey of discovery. Of heart and of food. My journey is quite literally taking me on a cross-country...

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...

Earth Day celebration in St. Paul

The public is invited to a free Earth Day celebration at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 23. EarthMentor David Nelson will be leading 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...

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...

EarthTalk® March 2016

Dear EarthTalk: What is being done to save elephants around the world? I understand that these magnificent creatures are teetering on the brink of...