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Crete: The New/Original Tuscany?

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 09.28.2013 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

Outside the front door of our villa on the mountain was a fountain. Really just a spigot in a stone hearth bringing water up from the well, but the water from this Cretan well was the best I have ever tasted.

Drawn to Fire: A Fire Starter & His Sustainable Meat Shop

Liza de Guia | Posted 07.26.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

Jeremy Stanton, the chef and proprietor of sustainable butcher shop The Meat Market, has a way with fire.

sustainABILITY Simplicated Step 1: Smart Is Sexy

Cortney McDermott | Posted 09.24.2013 | Business
Cortney McDermott

Sustainability represents a multi-billion dollar revenue opportunity, along with a healthier and happier existence for us all. sAs offers 7 Simple Steps to Sustainable Business Growth.

10 Things We Love About Italy

Daniel Klein | Posted 07.22.2013 | Taste
Daniel Klein

If you love Italian food, you must watch this video.

Campus and Community: The New Sustainable Inclusivity

Charles Kennedy | Posted 09.07.2013 | College
Charles Kennedy

Universities are not isolated ivory towers; they are attached to surrounding communities. So, one of the most important questions is how do on-campus sustainability efforts ripple out, well beyond the quadrangle, to the non-collegiate neighborhood at large?

How the Air You Breathe Can Harm You, From Autism to Fatigue to Brain Fog (And 5 Ways to Detox Your Pollutants)

Sara Gottfried, M.D. | Posted 07.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Sara Gottfried, M.D.

While I know that we can't all afford to move to the pristine wilderness (and that it would quickly stop being pristine!) there are still steps we can all take to make ourselves, our future children, and our environments cleaner.

Meatless Monday: Four More Years

Ellen Kanner | Posted 09.01.2013 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Happy anniversary, readers. I've been writing weekly Meatless Monday posts for four years now. And they said it wouldn't last. After the first mo...

Khan You Believe it?: It's Time to Slow Down Fast Fashion

David Dietz | Posted 09.01.2013 | Green
David Dietz

These fads come and go and the latest styles fly off the shelves at a breakneck pace. Yet who in New York City, London, Paris (or anywhere for that matter) has a closet big enough to hold 10 outfits let alone 100? So where does it all end up?

What Horse-Drawn Carriages Have in Common With Your Breakfast

Josh Tetrick | Posted 08.31.2013 | Impact
Josh Tetrick

What's the story of our food? How does it read on our kids' paper plates on July 4th? And on the grocery aisles of Piggly Wiggly in Birmingham? Or on...

What is a "Sustainable" Fish Anyway?

Daniel Klein | Posted 07.01.2013 | Taste
Daniel Klein

Taking "sustainable" to a whole new level.

The Truth About the Clothes We Wear: How Fashion Impacts Health and the Environment

Beth Greer | Posted 08.31.2013 | Green
Beth Greer

Most of the clothes we wear (unless they are labeled "Fair Trade" or "Organic") contain some pretty toxic additives. For example, conventionally grown cotton uses more insecticides than any other single crop.

The Importance of Being Basque

Daniel Klein | Posted 06.17.2013 | Taste
Daniel Klein

There is a very proud land and people that live and work and grow and eat on the green hills that straddle Spain and France and the Bay of Biscay.

"The Awakening That's Happening": Local, Sustainable Food

Beverly Bell | Posted 08.12.2013 | Green
Beverly Bell

By Tory Field and Beverly Bell Part 18 of the Harvesting Justice series   "People are realizing that we can't rely on the industrial food system much...

WARNING: Spanish Food Road Trip Will Cause Hunger

Daniel Klein | Posted 05.14.2013 | Taste
Daniel Klein

Jamon, squid ink, anchovies, chorizo, wine, cheese... Spain is really one of the great culinary countries of the world.

The Need for 100 New Buffetts, Rockefellers, and Gates'

Erik Rasmussen | Posted 07.09.2013 | Impact
Erik Rasmussen

This meeting could signal a new beginning. Currently, the future of the world is stuck in no man's land -- who has the responsibility to find the necessary solutions to the world's growing challenges?

Top 5 Green Gifts for Mother's Day

Terry Tamminen | Posted 07.07.2013 | Impact
Terry Tamminen

Yes, it will take a very special gift to really say "I love you, mom" to our Mother Earth. Here are the top 5 green Mother's Day gifts that our favorite planet has recently received and which may provide you a few shopping ideas for the other moms in your life.

The Business of Teaching Yoga

Ira Israel | Posted 07.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Ira Israel

Yoga Teachers will sink or swim together. The sooner we figure out a sustainable win-win business model regarding how to freely share the benefits of this rich tradition, the sooner we will all prosper. Ommmmmmmmmmm.

Life After the Tsunami: Still Loving the Sea

Daniel Klein | Posted 07.01.2013 | Taste
Daniel Klein

In 2004, the Tsunami that hit Sri Lanka killed eight members of this small fishing family. Yet today they still fish, because they have to do it to survive.

Time to Recognize the Rights of Nature

Terry Tamminen | Posted 06.17.2013 | Green
Terry Tamminen

As the World Bank warns, a possible 4 degree Celsius increase in global temperatures by the 2060s will lead to a "transition of the Earth's ecosystems into a state unknown in human experience."

Coconut: Nose to Tail

Daniel Klein | Posted 06.16.2013 | Taste
Daniel Klein

In Sri Lanka, the coconut is, in a sense, a source of life.

Earth Day Style: Eco-Friendly Alex and Ani's Positive Energy Accessories

Laura Rossi Totten | Posted 11.20.2013 | Style
Laura Rossi Totten

Recently, I had the opportunity to talk to Alex and Ani's Lifestyle Editor, Corporate Historian and co-author Cyd McKenna about fashion, the environment and how Alex and Ani's mission to impact fashion and so much more is a message we can all relate to on Earth Day and every day.

From the City of Reciprocity, Judy Wick's Classic Memoir: Good Morning, Beautiful Business

G. Benjamin Bingham | Posted 05.28.2013 | Impact
G. Benjamin Bingham

Judy Wicks movingly describes her pathway to success as a businesswoman through collaboration, not competition, through responding immediately to cries of need once understood and by clarifying over and again her mission to serve.

What Is Sri Lankan Food Anyway?

Daniel Klein | Posted 03.27.2013 | Taste
Daniel Klein

If you are like me, you are curious about Sri Lanka. It's a far off land with golden beaches and a cuisine centered around the coconut.

As Sharks Approach Fin-ish Line at CITES, China and Japan Hope to Sink Them

Carl Safina | Posted 05.12.2013 | Green
Carl Safina

If one third of the delegates vote to reopen the debate, the shark proposal could go belly-up. Why might that happen?

The Best Food Delivery Service In The World

Daniel Klein | Posted 05.11.2013 | Taste
Daniel Klein

Each day in Mumbai, 4,000 men in white outfits and matching hats transport 175,000 lunches across the big city.