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The Deepwater Horizon explosion: Did it cause a familiar 'spill' or a massive disaster? It's all in the framing. Photos by Sarah Jones and the U.S. Coast Guard. flickr.com/photos/ sarahakabmg Framing For Change: How We Tell Our Story Matters

Doyle Canning, Patrick Reinsborough   |   Aug 19, 2010

How we tell the story of a better world matters—and the best way is to live the alternatives we advocate.   MORE »



PLANET  

Berries at the Farmers Market. Photo by Michael Porter. flickr.com/photos/ libraryman 3 Pillars of a Food Revolution

Anna Lappé   |   Aug 19, 2010

As marketers learn to fake climate-friendly food, how do we spot the real thing? Anna Lappé says it's a question of values.   MORE »



A dead catfish washed up on the beach near Bay St. Louis, Miss.  Photo by B.G. Johnson. flickr.com/photos/ bgjohnson Gulf Fishermen Protest Re-opening of Fishing Grounds

Sue Sturgis   |   Aug 18, 2010

Those who know the Gulf best say seafood still isn’t safe following BP’s oil disaster.   MORE »



Photo by D'Arcy Norman. flickr.com/photos/ dnorman Waste Not: Seattle’s Road to Zero Trash

Richard Conlin   |   Aug 16, 2010

There’s simply no room for waste in a carbon neutral city. Seattle has a plan to cut its contribution to landfills—and it’s working.   MORE »



NEW ECONOMY  

Photo by Sarah Gilbert. flickr.com/photos/ cafemama Homeowners’ Rebellion: Could 62 Million Homes Be Foreclosure-Proof?

Ellen Brown   |   Aug 18, 2010

The financial juggling that helped cause the 2008 crisis may be coming back to haunt banks—and help homeowners.   MORE »



HAPPINESS  

Shannon Hayes with her baby. Photo by eyesogreen. On Facing Judgment

Shannon Hayes   |   Aug 17, 2010

Live radically, and you’ll inevitably face the judgment of others. For Shannon Hayes, loving unconditionally is the antidote.   MORE »



VIDEO OF THE WEEK   

Can Mushrooms Save the Planet?

Aug 13, 2010

Video: Mycologist Paul Stamets gives six ways fungi can help save the planet.   MORE »
Image from Paul Stamet's TED Talk, 'The 6 ways the mycelium fungus can help save the universe'


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