Carrotmob, a project of Virgance, a company that organizes activism campaigns, works to create social change by rewarding green businesses through consumer buying. Natural Home editor-in-chief Robyn Griggs Lawrence explains more about this innovative activism group.
In accordance with this meeting of world leaders making decisions about climate change, The Timberland Company, has launched its global campaign, “Don’t Tell Us it Can’t Be Done.” The campaign is designed as a public forum encouraging people from all over the globe to participate in environmental activism by challenging government leaders attending the conference to reduce emissions.
Seeking out social support, whether from friends and family, a support group or talk therapy, can help overcome depression as part of a natural treatment plan.
Diabetes affects 25.8 percent of citizens in the United States. Learn how to avoid becoming just another statistic.
A new report issued by The Lancet, an international medical journal, says global warming and climate change will create health risks for billions of people worldwide.
The Citizen’s Guide to Climate Policy empowers everyday citizens with the knowledge to go up against industry lobbyists and fight for strong climate change legislation.
A new social networking tool helps you share rarely used items with friends and neighbors, keep track of who has your stuff, and even lets you know how much you’re saving by borrowing instead of buying.
A new Facebook group, “I Want to Grow Hemp Like George Washington,” connects supporters of hemp reform and lets them share their views on hemp production in the United States.
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A new report from the Natural Resources Defense council lists 25 national parks at risk from climate change.
Now playing in select theaters, Carbon Nation is a non-preachy, solutions-based documentary that proves the benefits of a low-carbon economy.
In an effort to inspire others to participate in environmental and social activism, The Timberland Company named Wyclef Jean, a Grammy-award winning musician and humanitarian, one of its seven Earthkeepers Heroes.
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At the Herb Companion we are passionate about the well being of humans and animals alike, and we think it is important that our readers are informed of the cruelties of animal testing in the cosmetics industry, the availiable alternatives, and ways to fight back.
World Day Against Child Labor is this weekend and elementary students in New York are asking Hershey to stop exploiting their peers in Africa.
Every time you take out your wallet, you have an opportunity to change lives or support causes you believe in. Here's how to vote with your wallet.
Natural Home editorial intern Kirsten Hudson explains the environmental significance of September 25, 2009, which is Earth Overshoot Day.
A solar-powered cooker made out of cardboard boxes, which aims to reduce carbon emissions, deforestation and the spread of water-borne diseases, took home the first prize at the Climate Change Challenge.
Greg Franta’s work on climate change and the built environment, as reflected in his book Cooling the Warming, is at the core of Rocky Mountain Institute’s Reinventing Fire initiative.
Seattle leads the way in asking the federal government to implement a comprehensive, health-focused food system.
Natural Home editorial intern Susan Melgren shares several lines of eco-friendly bathing suits that won’t break your bank.
Exercise can boost mental health and help relieve depression as part of the Therapeutic Lifestyle Change’s natural approach to treating depression.
Stand against animal testing with certified cruelty-free cosmetics and homemade lip balms and lotions.
One way to fight against animal cruelty in the cosmetics industry is to buy from certified cruelty-free companies. Another is to make your own products at home.
The Therapeutic Lifestyle Change program offers a natural treatment plan for depression based on basic biological needs.
Sleep deprivation and depression go hand-in-hand. Improve your overall health and find relief from depression by maintaining a consistent sleep schedule.
Stopping rumination, or dwelling on negative thoughts, can help relieve depression. Find alternative ways to fill your time—and stay happier!
My favorite experience at the Natural Products Expo West was the 6th Annual FIG Media Luncheon, hosted by the Fresh Ideas Group. This year, the panelists discussed how to pave the road for a healthier future.
Treat seasonal depression with bright light therapy, one tenant of the Therpeutic Lifestyle Change's program.
Omega-3 supplements, one component of the Therapeutic Lifestyle Change program's natural approach to treating depression, can help relieve symptoms of depression.