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This Stunning Refit of a Derelict School Building in Puerto Rico Was Inspired by the Surrounding Bamboo Forest

This Stunning Refit of a Derelict School Building in Puerto Rico Was Inspired by the Surrounding Bamboo Forest

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Humane Educator Zoe Weil is Developing a K–12 School for “Solutionaries” in NYC

Humane Educator Zoe Weil is Developing a K–12 School for “Solutionaries” in NYC

Ground-breaking, Maine-based educator Zoe Weil is planning a kindergarten to grade 12 school in New York City. Weil is the founder of the Institute for Humane Education in Surry, Maine. Her educational

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CONTEST ENDS TONIGHT! Win $100 from The Ultimate Green Store in Inhabitots’ Pinterest Contest!

CONTEST ENDS TONIGHT! Win $100 from The Ultimate Green Store in Inhabitots’ Pinterest Contest!

It’s here! Back to school season is in full swing and we want to help green your routine. We’re offering up the chance for TWO LUCKY WINNERS to win $100 worth of back-to-school essentials from The

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Tried & True Tips from Moms on Overcoming Common Hurdles of Back to School Blues

Tried & True Tips from Moms on Overcoming Common Hurdles of Back to School Blues

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6 Eco-Friendly Games and Tools that Make Learning Math Fun!

6 Eco-Friendly Games and Tools that Make Learning Math Fun!

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Why Waldorf Education Is A Great Choice For Environmentally Conscious Parents

Why Waldorf Education Is A Great Choice For Environmentally Conscious Parents

Finding decent education options for your kids is no doubt one of the most challenging and frustrating aspects of being a parent in today’s society; and we’ve spent a lot of time on Inhabitots

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Second Graders Start ‘Dr. Seuss Wants You!’ Campaign to Raise Money for their School Library

Second Graders Start ‘Dr. Seuss Wants You!’ Campaign to Raise Money for their School Library

When Willow Creek Academy in Sausalito, California, lost its library last year due changes in the school district, two of the plucky second graders who attend the school decided to do something about it.

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Community Advocacy Group Attempts to Get PCBs and Other Toxins Removed from Malibu Schools

Community Advocacy Group Attempts to Get PCBs and Other Toxins Removed from Malibu Schools

Malibu Unites is a coalition of concerned parents, teachers, community members, scientists, experts, public figures and environmental groups from across the U.S. Their goal? Get toxins out of local Malibu

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An Ozone Garden Tells You About the Air Quality Around Your Home

An Ozone Garden Tells You About the Air Quality Around Your Home

What if you could simply look at the leaves on the plants in your garden to find out about the air quality in your neighborhood? Theoretically you can, if you plant a National Center for Atmospheric

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Are National Parks and Public Lands Becoming Too Hands-Off for Kids?

Are National Parks and Public Lands Becoming Too Hands-Off for Kids?

The children at my son’s school makes a weekly pilgrimage from the urban jungle of Philadelphia to a local nature and environmental education center. Once there, in addition to learning about topics

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The Gentle Barn Farm Sanctuary Rehabilitates Animals That in Turn Help Heal At-Risk Children

The Gentle Barn Farm Sanctuary Rehabilitates Animals That in Turn Help Heal At-Risk Children

Anyone who has ever loved and cared for an animal knows that they have so much to teach people and that the immeasurable bond created between people and animals can be life-changing. The Gentle Barn

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Explore+Discover Private School for BABIES in NYC Costs More Than Harvard

Explore+Discover Private School for BABIES in NYC Costs More Than Harvard

Hey parents! Are you super annoyed that you have to wait 18 whole years before shelling out thousands of dollars for your child’s college education? Well, have we got some good news for you! If you

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INTERVIEW: Amie Hamlin of Coalition for Healthy School Food on Why Plant-based School Lunches are Best for Your Child

INTERVIEW: Amie Hamlin of Coalition for Healthy School Food on Why Plant-based School Lunches are Best for Your Child

As a parent, you do everything you can to make sure your child eats a healthy diet. But, what about when they’re at school? School lunches, packed with issues like pink slime, too many calories,

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6 Community Service Summer Camps that Enable Youth to Change the World

6 Community Service Summer Camps that Enable Youth to Change the World

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Fashion Design Camp Teaches Kids How to Mindfully Create Their Own Clothing from Scratch

Fashion Design Camp Teaches Kids How to Mindfully Create Their Own Clothing from Scratch

It only takes one week to transform your little fashion-designer-in-the-making into a full-fledged prodigy. The Unincorporated Life—a Los Angeles-based branding, clothing, and education company, is

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The Hartsbrook School’s New Waldorf Early Childhood Building Teaches Kids the Art of Sustainabilty

The Hartsbrook School’s New Waldorf Early Childhood Building Teaches Kids the Art of Sustainabilty

The Hartsbrook School in Northampton, Massachusetts is celebrating their newly constructed environmentally friendly early childhood building. Set on the Waldorf School Hadley campus, parents and staff set

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Edible Schoolyard NYC Transforms an Old Parking Lot in Brooklyn into an Urban Agriculture Oasis for Students

Edible Schoolyard NYC Transforms an Old Parking Lot in Brooklyn into an Urban Agriculture Oasis for Students

Children attending P.S. 216 in Gravesend, Brooklyn don’t have to stomach pink slime mystery meat or nasty school lunches. Instead they regularly feast on meals from their school garden. Thanks to a

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Beacon Food Forest is Opening in Seattle for Families and Foragers

Beacon Food Forest is Opening in Seattle for Families and Foragers

Image courtesy of Beacon Food Forest It sounds like a dream that urban dwellers have for their kiddos: a place where the community can learn about nature in a hands-on way, grow and forage fruits and

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