Rhino and lion numbers are either crashing or declining. No one today really thinks it's a good idea to slaughter animals, do they?
I was in the sixth grade at Henry Nash Elementary School on the West side of Chicago, and my class had gotten the opportunity to get away from daily life and dive into nature for two weeks.
Predatory mammals (also much reduced in number) such as lions, hyenas and jackals, find themselves in escalating conflict with people as the human population of the continent increases, while remaining wild places and wild prey populations shrink.
Watching those leaves at the top of the tree? Superb. How does it feel? The air on your face -- is it cold? Your breath billows of steam? Did you forget your coat? No worry. This mindfulness won't take long.
This commemorative day has officially replaced or challenged Columbus Day in in parts of the United States. South Dakota official replaced Columbus Day with Native American's Day in 1989. Other states -- California, Minnesota, Tennessee and Washington -- proclaimed their own official observances that take place before and after Columbus Day.
When we manifest our desires before we are ready to hold the magnitude of their power, we either lose it prematurely, not appreciate it or it doesn't have the powerful impact it could have if it was birthed at the right time.When things happen before their time, it doesn't leave a powerful soulful impression.
Change of seasons: A sense of déjà vu is sweeping over me, as I´m stopping halfway down the alley. I cannot tell if it is the colors, the shapes...
The character of a culture is largely defined by its treatment of the most helpless human beings and animals. It is defined by it absolutely leaving no room for exceptions.
A few years ago I sat in bed at 3 a.m. looking out at a lonely full moon, frustrated and trying unsuccessfully to quiet the swarm of swirling, non-sto...
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. When Peruvian Amazon forests disappear, so does this insect, and webs of amazing be...
I love watching people at the beach because they exude pure joy, a release. I can tell they are behaving differently at the edge of the shore than they do in their lives back home -- in their busy lives of work and stresses and shoulds.
Time flies like air and so have been the last five months of my life in this amazing and beautiful country called The United States of America. On April 6, 2015, when I reached Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai to board the flight to New York, I was very much scared about my new life... how it will turn out to be... ?
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Our Earth will always provide us with what we need, but we have become ungrateful and hurtful to our home. What we can do is to start facing ourselves and remove the blocks that keep us from flowing to the tune of nature's melody.