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Trippy NASA Video Lets You Land A Rocket On Pluto's Icy Plains

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 07.15.2016 | Science

Pluto is really, really far away from Earth ― 2.66 billion miles, and that’s when the dwarf planet and our planet are at their closest. But a dram...

ETs Could Reach Out To Us With Interstellar Laser Designs

The Huffington Post | Lee Speigel | Posted 06.17.2016 | Science

For decades, the search for extraterrestrial intelligence has looked and listened for evidence of another civilization in our galactic neighborhood. T...

Our Badass Solar System Stole A Planet... Maybe

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 06.01.2016 | Science

There's an alien in our midst. An alien planet, that is. A new theory published this week suggests that the much-debated "Planet 9" isn't just a new m...

The Journey to Becoming Whole Again

Ayelet Baron | Posted 05.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Ayelet Baron

Each of us is meant to be whole. Fortunately, more and more people are starting to remember our bold voice t and that our voices count as much more than abstract statistics. When we become whole again, we heal the world. What's your story?

Saving the Planet From Governments And Markets

Henry Mintzberg | Posted 05.09.2016 | World
Henry Mintzberg

Governments imagine that pledges and plans will deal with the problem while markets barrel ahead with business as usual, namely the consumption of goods, and of this planet. We are hooked on a malignant model of more.

Who Do You Think You Are?

Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D. | Posted 05.03.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D.

Photo: I.Rimanoczy We have heard all these "ifs" before. If this candidate wins, it will be a catastrophe. I may consider moving to another country....

8 Fashion Brands That Are Dedicated to Saving the Planet

Teen Vogue | Posted 04.27.2016 | Style
Teen Vogue

For Teen Vogue, by Emma Sarran Webster. Photo: Courtesy of Amour Vert As Earth Day approaches, we're reminded that there are plenty of ways to show...

The Bridge From Judgment to Nurturance: Considering the Pope's Message

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 04.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Recently, Pope Francis surprised much of the world by advising that the Catholic Church nurture rather than judge single parents, gay people and unma...

NASA's Celebrating Earth Day With Mind-Blowing Photos Of Our Planet

The Huffington Post | Chris McGonigal | Posted 04.22.2016 | Science

Earth Day gives us a chance to reflect on the amazing planet we live on and how we can work together to preserve it. And there's no better way to see ...

8 Ways to Make Every Day Earth Day and Why It Matters

Kathleen Ventura | Posted 04.22.2016 | Green
Kathleen Ventura

In my world, it is Earth Day every day. Every choice I make is a conscious one, with my own health and the longevity of the planet in mind.

Je Suis Earth

Kate Williams | Posted 04.20.2016 | HuffPost Home
Kate Williams

Happy Earth Month to all of you! While we of course want to prioritize our amazing planet every day of the year, a designated time to celebrate and c...

17 Best Earth Day 2016 Freebies, Deals and Discounts

GOBankingRates | Posted 04.21.2016 | Green
GOBankingRates

By Michelle Smith, Contributor April 22 marks the 46th annual Earth Day, a global event that celebrates the birth of the modern environmental movemen...

Redefining Environmentalism: The Paradox of Wealthy Environmentalists

Aletta Brady | Posted 04.08.2016 | Green
Aletta Brady

People with less money have significantly lower carbon footprints than people with more money.

Fallout From Fukushima: A 100,000-Year Hangover

This Planet | Posted 04.05.2016 | Green
This Planet

It's the fifth anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear disaster; the damaged power plant is still leaking 150 tons of water into the ocean every single day, and radiation continues to wash up on the far shores of the Pacific Ocean.

NASA Has High Hopes For Powerful New Telescope

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 02.19.2016 | Science

There's a new telescope on the horizon -- and it's huge. NASA is planning to launch the Wide-Field Infrared Survey Telescope, or WFIRST, in the mid-20...

Asteroid's Upcoming 'Brush' Past Earth Is Nothing To Worry About

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 02.08.2016 | Science

Don't panic. Earth isn't going to be hit by a basketball court-sized asteroid early next month. The 100-foot wide space rock named "2013 TX68" could s...

It's About Time, My World

Lydia Canaan | Posted 02.03.2016 | World
Lydia Canaan

It's about time you realize that I am you and you are me, that we are all intertwined and connected in humanity. Whether you are from the East or from the West, aren't you aware that we share a planet and not a world? And, what is a world?

The Planet Is Sending Us a Message

Jamie Scanlon | Posted 01.29.2016 | Green
Jamie Scanlon

Whilst we humans may not all be aware of this, we often forget that the house we live in, the Earth and it's other residents in nature do not miss a beat and are constantly sending us messages.

There May Be A Giant New Planet In Our Solar System. Where Is It?

Singularity University | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 01.25.2016 | World

The possible ninth planet is thought to be quite substantial with a mass around ten times that of Earth and a radius that’s two to four times bigger...

The Secret Ingredient to Sustainable Success

Therese Rowley, Ph.D. | Posted 01.10.2016 | Business
Therese Rowley, Ph.D.

So here it is: Collaborate.org is a multi-digital platform that supports an open, global, online community, working together and sharing resources, expertise and enthusiasm.

7 Simple Ways We Can Help Our Troubled World

Shammi Paranjape | Posted 12.16.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Shammi Paranjape

Something's not quite right. One can sense it and see it. Things are falling apart, and nobody knows where the center is. It's not just about climate ...

Paris Climate Accord: Policy Is Catching Up With The Science

Dr. Cristián Samper | Posted 12.14.2015 | Green
Dr. Cristián Samper

Protecting our large intact forests also provides habitat for a vast array of species, many of which will need to adjust ranges and find new resources to help them adapt to the impacts of climate change.

The Most Powerful Climate Solution You've Never Heard Of

P.J. Marshall | Posted 12.10.2015 | Green
P.J. Marshall

What if there was a powerful but overlooked tool that could reduce global warming by 0.5°C by the end of the century? Imagine if reversing the decline of ecosystems was good for economies. What if making our world more beautiful, also made it stronger and more resilient?

Troubleshooting Climate Change

Mike DeLeonardis | Posted 11.12.2015 | Green
Mike DeLeonardis

We now stand at a crossroads. However unintentional, humans are responsible for climate change. It is time we own up to that and deal with the problem in earnest. For what we do today will forever determine our future trajectory. Could this crisis be the impetus that moves us to the next stage of civilization or to extinction?

Why I Am Not Going To Breed

Jamie Scanlon | Posted 10.29.2015 | Impact
Jamie Scanlon

If happiness is the goal of life, then breeding is something that is going to take my happiness away more than adds to it. Breeding is definitely off my bucket list.