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...

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® | November 2015

Dear EarthTalk: Do scientists have any idea why so many whales are dying in the Gulf of Alaska lately? -- Michelle DiCostanzo, New York,...

An excerpt from JAVA: The True Story of a Shelter Dog...

The rhythmic bumps on the interstate lulled Java into a slumber for the entire ride. When we reached the hotel, it was a different...

Blessings From Ertha — How One Cat Opened My Heart

An astrologer told me I had turned to the natural world, to animals for my livelihood, for my friends and companions. She said the...

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,...

Earth Talk: Mobile apps support the environment; reusable “K cups”; cap-and-trade...

Dear EarthTalk: What are some cool apps that work with a mobile phone that can help me get in better touch with the environment?...

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® | December 2017

Dear EarthTalk: How can we keep our kids safe from environmental hazards all around us in our everyday lives? -- Jennifer Nichols, Wareham, MA Children...

Optimal Health and Wellness for our Optimal Pets

Nutrition and exercise play such a huge role in health, not just for humans, but for animals, as well. Our pets rely on us...

Beau’s Image Honors a Sister’s Love

We didn't even know my sister Lori was sick, much less that she would die suddenly. She was only 45, and although her lifestyle...

Natures Recipe: Take Time to Connect

I have a favorite park near my home. It is very large with many beautiful trails that flow through prairie land, wooded areas, beautiful...

My Spiritual Ocean Retreat

I used to think a retreat was only about going with other people to a place to pray in union, to reflect on life...

Gentle Chiropractic for Graceful Aging

Rowdy, a 27-year-old dressage disciplined horse, greets me for his treatments and his owner sees his comfort and relaxed nature return afterwards. She also...

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? --...

EarthTalk® | August 2015

Dear EarthTalk: How have polar bear populations in the Arctic been faring since the U.S. put them on its endangered species list in 2008,...

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...