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Mother Earth

Harvesting Mother Earth's Gifts Of Life

Donna Henes | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

Throughout world mythology, the goddess of the good ground, the grain, the autumn harvest, has been appropriately portrayed as a knowledgeable mature woman of the world.

Into the Wild

Arjuna Ardagh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Arjuna Ardagh

We call an experience like camping going into "nature" or "the wilderness." But actually, if you think about it, these words are quite unnecessary. We should really just have a word for "not nature".

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

Earth, Our Mother

Donna Henes | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

In its infancy, humankind clung to the primal comprehension of a maternal Earth. The biblical name, Eve, means Mother of All Living. Her name is derived from much older creation myths.

Moms United

Lise Van Susteren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lise Van Susteren

To save our planet as we know it, a new kind of motherhood has to emerge. One that responds to the global threat to our children and that mobilizes us to action.

Mother Earth: What Have You Done For Me Lately?

Donna Henes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Donna Henes

While saving and conserving are admirable virtues, perhaps it is more fruitful to think not of giving something up, but rather of giving something back to Mother Earth.

Dear Mother Earth, You Can Heal

Claudia Ricci | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Claudia Ricci

My hope is that I will be able to turn away from strong negative feelings to hold gently in the palm of my hand the possibility of healing for the Gulf and our beautiful, blue planet. And for all of us.

Earth Day 2050

Gloria Reuben | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gloria Reuben

Forty years from now, if I am blessed to still be on this earth, I will rejoice and celebrate the 80th anniversary of Earth Day with gratitude filling my heart. I can see that day in my mind's eye.

Climate Game Changer: From Copenhagen to Cochabamba

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sarah van Gelder

Representatives of 50 governments will meet with ordinary people and social movement leaders from around the world in Bolivia to work on solutions to the threat of climate change.

Springtime Detox: A Carbon Fast

Donna Henes | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

Perhaps we need to undertake a Greenhouse Gas Fast during this holy season. How about giving up carbon emissions for Passover and Lent

Spring Fever!

Donna Henes | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

On these glorious days of May, it feels as if the whole world is in the throes of a contagious spring fever. We are aswirl in a delirious dance, an exhilarating carnival ride of heady smells and riotous color.

Cameron's Avatar: Jar Jar Binks Meets Pocahontas

Athena Andreadis, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Athena Andreadis, Ph.D.

All of James Cameron's films after The Abyss increasingly resemble the Hindenburg: bloated, self-indulgent, lacking originality and subtlety in all but F/X. Avatar is the culmination of these -- with CGI.

Life Cycle: The Birth and Death of Your Bootleg DVDs

Simran Sethi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Simran Sethi

Your cinematic experience leaves its mark not only on your heart, but on the planet.

Protecting the Rights of Mother Earth

Danielle Cavallucci | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Danielle Cavallucci

A Monsanto ad really set me off with their "sustainable agriculture" full pager in the New York Times last week. How about answering the Earth's ple...

Mother's Day

Michael DeJong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael DeJong

"It's not easy being a mother. If it were easy, fathers would do it." ~The Golden Girls We all get one -- a mother that is -- and it's no surprise th...

POY Vey! Time's Snoozy 2007 Noms

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Tomorrow's the big day: On the "Today" show tomorrow morning, Time's Rick Stengel will announce who the vaunted "Person of the Year" is for 2007. To w...