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CLIMATE CHAMPION: Santa Cruz Mountains Stewardship Network

By Elizabeth Millard
This transformative climate project — focused on protecting ecosystems in the Santa Cruz region — offers surprising hope for the future.
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CLIMATE CHAMPION: SCAPE Studio

By Elizabeth Millard
This transformative climate project — that uses "oyster- tecture" to combat shoreline erosion — offers surprising hope for the future.
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CLIMATE CHAMPION: Kiss the Ground

By Elizabeth Millard
This transformative climate project — focused on regenerative agriculture — offers surprising hope for the future.
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Do the Chemicals in Single-Serve Coffee Pods Disrupt Hormones?

By Marco Dregni
A recent study looked at estrogenic chemicals in pod- brewed coffee. Here's what it found out.
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CLIMATE CHAMPION: Reef Life Foundation

By Elizabeth Millard
This transformative climate project — which uses IntelliReefs to help rebuild coral reefs — offers surprising hope for the future.
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Can Bicycles Help Create a Better World?

By Michael Dregni
We often think of cycling in terms of personal health, but it has many social, economic, and environmental impacts.
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CLIMATE CHAMPION: One Tree Planted

By Elizabeth Millard
This transformative climate project — focused on reforestation strategy — offers surprising hope for the future.
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12 Tips to Create an Eco-Friendly Kitchen

By Camille Berry
Try these tips to cut back on food and plastic waste in your kitchen.
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How Jane Goodall Sustains Hope

By Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl
Although the future may seem bleak, Jane Goodall seeks to inspire us all with faith, resiliency, and awe.
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CLIMATE CHAMPIONS: GRID Alternatives

By Elizabeth Millard
This transformative climate project — focused on increasing access to solar energy — offers surprising hope for the future.
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7 Climate Champions

By Elizabeth Millard
Protecting ice caps and restoring the ocean floor are just a couple of the transformative climate projects that are bringing some hope for the future.
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Nurturing Growth

By Jamie Martin
When it comes to the planet and its health, the earlier we start educating ourselves and taking action, the better.
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How to Garden With Native Plants

By Michael Dregni
Combating the climate crisis can begin in our own front yard — using native plants, shrubs, and trees. Here's how.
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Behind the Scenes With Jason Mraz (Video)

By Experience Life Staff
Go behind the scenes at our cover shoot with musician Jason Mraz as he talks about nurturing connections between the earth, food, and good health on his organic farm.
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Seeds of Hope: Jason Mraz

By Claire Connors
Singer/songwriter Jason Mraz is also a passionate philanthropist, activist, and organic farmer who's inspired to change the world for the better.
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The Power of Community Gardens

By Kara Douglass Thom
Community gardens offer a wide array of benefits: beautifying the landscape, fighting food insecurity, helping people come together, and more.
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The Problem With Dams

By Michael Dregni
Locks and dams are artifacts of the 20th century that we will have to pay dearly to maintain or have removed in this century. But restoring our rivers could pay off in myriad ways.
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Good Green News

By Experience Life Staff
There’s so much bad news surrounding climate change that it often eclipses the positive achievements we're making.
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What’s Your Carbon Footprint?

By Michael Dregni
Try these three free online calculators to find out.
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5 of Our Favorite Reusable Water Bottles

By Experience Life Staff
Looking to stay hydrated? Try one of these five reusable water bottles, including one that filters tap water on the spot.
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