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Olubunmi Ishola: My No Impact Week Experiment Olubunmi Blogs on No Impact Week

Olubunmi Ishola   |   Jan 07, 2011

Olubunmi Ishola is a No Impact skeptic, but she's willing to see if the experiment can prove her wrong.   MORE »



Kathy Kottaras: My No Impact Experiment Kathy Blogs on No Impact Week

Kathy Kottaras   |   Jan 06, 2011

Mother, teacher, and eco-pilgrim Kathy Kottaras' lyrical take on the inner adventure of going No Impact.   MORE »



Seattle sees storms and rising seas in its future. Photo by Michael B. flickr.com/aboyandhisbike A Different City

Richard Conlin   |   Jan 05, 2011

How can cities adapt to climate change? For Seattle, it means planning ahead for an uncertain future.   MORE »



PEOPLE POWER  

Judy Bonds, portrait by Robert Shetterly Mountain Memories: Interview with Judy Bonds

Taylor Lee Kirkland   |   Jan 07, 2011

West Virginia activist Judy Bonds died of cancer this week. Before she died, she gave this interview about fighting to save her home from mountaintop removal coal mining.   MORE »



Seedling, photo by Xerones flickr.com/xerones Out of Chaos

Sarah van Gelder   |   Jan 03, 2011

15 years ago, YES! co-founder Sarah van Gelder wrote this piece for the launch issue of YES! How well does it stand up in a world that is, if anything, more chaotic?   MORE »



NEW ECONOMY  

NYSE Broker, Photo by Hernan Seoane flickr.com/hseoane The Missing Vision

David Korten   |   Jan 04, 2011

David Korten begins a blog series outlining his Agenda for a New Economy.    MORE »



Laborers in the Philippines, photo by John Cavanagh The Age of Vulnerability

John Cavanagh, Robin Broad   |   Jan 03, 2011

How the 2008 financial crash redefined what it means to be economically vulnerable.   MORE »



HAPPINESS  

Detail from How to Keep Love Going Strong poster. Illustration by Ivana Forgo How To Keep Love Going Strong

John M. and Julie Gottman   |   Jan 03, 2011

7 principles on the road to happily ever after.   MORE »



VIDEO OF THE WEEK   

Words

Dec 27, 2010

Radiolab and NPR’s brilliant video is more than a clever choreography of a play on words. It is a moving tribute to being alive. Keith Kennif’s beautiful music is equally lovely.   MORE »
Image from the film Words, by Radiolab and NPR


7 Principles on the Road to Happy Ever After: Ways to keep love going strong in a new relationship, in a long marriage, and even if it's complicated.

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