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Eco Activism

Hinduism and the Eco-Activist Vacuum

Parth Parihar | Posted 05.06.2014 | Religion
Parth Parihar

If eco-activists are using the explicitly Hindu practices of yoga and kīrtan as means of expressing the eco-activist program, why is Hinduism on the ground seemingly so devoid of activism?

The Yoga of Ecology at Bluestone Farm (PHOTOS)

Chris Fici | Posted 09.08.2013 | Green
Chris Fici

Having been a practitioner in the bhakti-yoga community for nearly a decade now, I have come to understand that the values of yoga, values that connect us, that yolk us, to the Divine are values that inherently create ecologically-sound lifestyles and communities.

Gotham Salon: "The East," An Eco Thriller

Catherine Ingram | Posted 07.29.2013 | Entertainment
Catherine Ingram

What is the appropriate moral response to grave injustice? When do ends justify means, and when, if ever, is violence the right solution for addressing social wrongs? These are the compelling questions addressed in Zal Batmanglij's riveting new film, The East.

Thirteen Dolphins Ready, Waiting to Go Free

Leilani Münter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Leilani Münter

With dead dolphins washing up on the shores of the Gulf of Mexico, wouldn't it be great if you knew you could help save a few? Thirteen, to be exact.

This Is Our Clean Energy Wake Up Call. Will We Answer?

Leilani Münter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Leilani Münter

My captain saw six dead dolphins and 10 dead turtles in the past few days. The only good that can come from the largest environmental disaster in US history is if it changes the way we're living.

Green Olympics: Top 15 Eco-Activist Olympians

Grist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

In this year's Olympics, fifteen eco-activist athletes will champion for their homelands and eco-friendly causes. As UN "Champions of the Environment...