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Gaviotas! Oasis of the Imagination :: Part 2

In the midst of some of the most barren reaches of Colombia, a group of visionaries invent sustainable technologies, plant trees, and discover —to their amazement—that the rainforest is returning.

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Irish Healing

A tragic bombing is a wake up call to a village in Northern Ireland

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Making Peace Between Religions

Spiritual leaders from 50 countries call for an end to violence in the name of religion.

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Compassionate Listening

US peace activists discover the power of listening and dialogue for Jewish/Palestinian reconciliation.

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Natural Step: the Science of Sustainability

Dr. Karl-Henrik Robert, a Swedish cancer doctor and medical researcher, founded The Natural Step to inject some science into the environmental debate - and provide a solid foundation for action. He spoke to YES! executive editor Sarah van Gelder during his recent trip to the US.

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Compassion the Radicalism of This Age

Michael Nagler on the connection between compassion, quarks, biodiversity, and nonviolence.

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Nuclear Testing: Building Insecurity

you cannot gain security by making your enemy feel insecure.

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Peace Innovations

An overview of innovative ways of peace making: The Unity Walk, South African Scenario Exercise: Is There a Future for Apartheid?, Toy Gun Trade-In, Campus Dialogues, Peace Jam Teaches Peace.

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A New Military

Brigadier General Michael Harbottle sets out new appropriate roles for the military: peacekeeping/peacebuilding, disaster relief, and environmental security.

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Readers' Forum

In the real world, to fail to oppose something is to endorse it. . .and more

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Politics And Re-enchantment

Can a transmodern mindset open the way to a new conversation among nations?

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Healing Into Action

Simple ways to reach across ethnic, racial, and other divides.

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Parenting Partnerships

Divorced parents struggle to find peaceful alternatives to the conflicts that can be so devastating for children

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Mr. ED's (Endocrine Disrupter) Resource Guide

Books, Organizations, Videos about Endocrine Disruptors, Environmental Toxins.

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The Page That Counts :: Summer 1998

Percentage increase of lawyers in Washington, DC, in the past seven years, and more...

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From the Executive Director - First Column

I am delighted to be here and eager to help the organization serve all of you in working toward a just, sustainable, and compassionate future for all. Fran Korten

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Drama Behind Bars

Can an actor and playwright bring discipline and racial harmony to inmates of California's toughest prisons? Zoot helps prisoners in his drama program transform into "Urban Legends"

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Gaviotas! Oasis of the Imagination

In the “big, wet desert” of los llanos, nothing grows except a few nutrient-poor grasses. Paolo Lugari said he could build a self-sufficient society there–and make it sustainable

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Mothers For Eco-justice

Mothers in East Los Angeles, Detroit, and other communities started out saying "no" to toxic neighbors. Now they are also building a future for their cities.

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The Language of Nonviolence

Nonviolent Communication: When words come from the heart, they break through barriers and elicit compassion, says Marshall B. Rosenberg

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The Overspent American

How might Americans get free of the mind-numbing cycle of overwork and overconsumption? Sarah van Gelder invited author Juliet Schor to discuss this question with leaders of the voluntary simplicity and downshifters' movements Cecile Andrews - John de Graaf - Duane Elgin -Vicki Robin - Betsy Taylor - Wanda Urbanska

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Safer Homes And Gardens

You're more likely to be exposed to endocrine-disrupting and toxic chemicals in your home or at work than outdoors. Here are things you can do to keep your immediate environment nontoxic.

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Corporate Science

Are scientific and medical experts able to take corporate money without subtly altering their scientific and medical views?

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A Design Revolution

Is it possible to meet today's needs without toxic and endocrine-disrupting chemicals? Innovators are finding it is possible when they use designs Mother Nature developed over millions of years.

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Toxic Legacy

Reproductive problems in wildlife populations. Children with signs of develoment delays. Dramatic rises in cancers of the reproductive system. Theo Colborn was the one who put the pieces together...

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Mall Quest

Mall Quest, a journey of discovery into a citadel of our culture. This was part of a six-day training in ecopsychology practices.

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News From PF Network

Welcome Fran. Please join me in welcoming Frances F. Korten, new executive director of the Positive Futures Network, the publisher of Yes!Fran joined us on April 1, after 20 years at the Ford Foundation, where she funded sustainability innovations in Asia and the US.

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Mindful Parenting

Sarah van Gelder talks with Jon and Myla Kabat-Zinn about how the Buddhist concept of mindfulness can help us to see the wholeness and beauty of our children in each moment.

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Paving Paradise

Traditional methods didn't work for the troubled students at the Pan Terra Alternative High School, so counselor Larry Davies turned to nature to help teach and heal them.

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