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Thoughtful commentary about - and individual solutions for - the pressing problems of our planet. We cover creative self-reliance, green living, natural homes, healthy food and organic gardening, natural parenting and alternative education, sustainable economics, health and wellness, life-affirming leisure activities, and many other aspects of natural family and community living. This website presents over 500 free articles on those topics, and we are adding new articles on a regular basis.
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Change Begins with the Children - Change that will save our species on this planet begins with the children, suggests Natural Life Magazine editor Wendy Priesnitz.

cliches

The Clichés Might Have it Right - If you have spent any amount of time on social media, you will be familiar with memes. While memes can turn into clichés pretty quickly, clichés can sometimes help create change by the very nature of their repetition.

biomimicry

Biomimicry - 2019 will be a pivotal year for us to solve the problems we've created on this planet. Biomimicry provides some solutions by copying Nature’s systems, processes, and elements to create new ways of living and of designing policies and products that are well-adapted to life on earth.

microplastics

Microplastics are Everywhere - in us too - Microplastics have contaminated our oceans and our soil, and are now found in our food and our bodies. We must work to reduce and, ultimately, eliminate single-use plastics.

dine out or dine in

Dine Out or Dine In? - Dining in can be healthier and more environmentally friendly than eating out, and it supports family togetherness in ways that are impossible when we dine out.

small is beautiful

Small is Beautiful - Green economics focuses on small, local and sustainable solutions to global problems. Capitalism, on the other hand, considers consumption to be of paramount importance.

wild-herb-tea

Tea Time! How to Forage for and Make Wild Herb Tea - Tips for foraging and gathering wild plants to make your own healthy, wild herb tea.

redefining work

Work: How We are Redefining it (and everything else in life) - Redefining work and money involves an examination of what’s important to us, how we educate ourselves, what sort of work we do, and what sort of world we want to live in.

taboo on climate change talk

The Taboo on Talking Climate Change - Given the warning of scientists that the time window to prevent the worst effects of climate change is closing fast, what keeps us from openly discussing it?

cohousing

Cohousing is Creating a Sustainable Housing Solution - The European concept of cohousing is becoming increasingly popular in North America as a way to build community and live sustainably.

kale and Swiss chard

Cooking with Deep Greens - Kale and Swiss Chard - Kale and Swiss chard are healthy vegetables. And yet, many people don’t know how to serve them, which means they’re doing without some powerful nutrients.

 
 

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