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Positive connections between each of us and the world around us from local to global.

We, the peoples of the Amazon, are full of fear. Soon you will be too | Raoni Metuktire | Opinion | The Guardian

We have warned you about the destruction of our lands. You must listen before it is too late, says Raoni Metuktire, chief of the indigenous Brazilian Kayapó people — Read on www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/sep/02/amazon-destruction-earth-brazilian-kayapo-people This opinion piece speaks deeply about the Amazon

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UN Environment releases 2018 Annual Report | UN Environment

Lots to read and resources to explore. UN Environment today released its 2018 Annual Report, highlighting the organization’s work on issues from fighting pollution of the air and sea to helping nations meet their goals of reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

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Meditation + Compassion = Happiness for all

You may have heard it before or read about it but perhaps you still haven’t internalized the simple reality that being more mindful and compassionate results in happiness for YOU as well as others. 1. Spend time each day to

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Finding Medicine in Nature – Forest-bathing for Stress Reduction

The Japanese are very cognizant of nature, it’s value and connection to their own well-being.  Many traditions in Japan involve appreciating and connecting with nature in it’s various seasons and representations.  Honouring the gifts from nature, understanding humanity’s role within

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Take a Trip – Patagonia’s Aysén Region – New National Park

A new national park has been established in Chile’s Aysén Region that aims to restore the area to it’s wild state through exceptional conservation practices.  It is also designed to allow visitors – local and global – to experience nature

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