In a circular valley beneath the looming peaks of the Himalaya lies Kathmandu, Nepal. It’s a city of shimmering prayer flags, sacred cows, lavish festivals, and violent political turbulenceand a world that journalist Jeff Greenwald has come read more
Nani Power is the author of a memoir and three novels, including the critically acclaimed Sea of Tears and Crawling at Night. Her stories have appeared in numerous literary magazines. She lives in Virginia.
Zen Buddhism distinguishes itself by brilliant flashes of insight and its terseness of expression. The haiku verse form is a superb means of studying Zen modes of thought and expression, for its seventeen syllables impose a rigorous limitation that con read more
Conrad J Schmitt has contributed to Bienvenidos, 1B as an author.Conrad J. Schmitt is former Editor-in- Chief of Foreign Languages, ESL, and bilingual publishing with McGraw-Hill.
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When is the right time to replace an old refrigerator? Is it okay to knit a sweater with acrylic yarn? Is it more environmentally correct to buy beer in bottles or cans? For the last several years, Bob Schildgen’s popular Hey Mr. Green̶ read more
In the long, complex history of coal exploitation in Appalachia, mountaintop-removal (MTR) mining is the most destructive practice yet visited upon the land and its people: Ancient forested mountainsides are blown up to extract the underlying coal, read more
In this timely book, Michael Brune, executive director of Rainforest Action Network (RAN), shows us how we, as motivated citizens, can kick our own fossil-fuel habit and pressure policymakers and corporations to change their energy priorities. His vivi read more
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