“We need to move beyond oil. We need to reinvent society, technology and economy. We need to do it fast and we need to do it creatively. We can.” — Dr. Vandana ShivaIn July 2011, courtesy of Exxon, 42,000 gallons of oil spilled into Montana’s Yellowstone River affecting areas as far as 150 miles downstream… Read more »
One of my editorial tasks at Experience Life is to find and review links to share on the RevolutionaryAct.com social media outlets. Most of the stuff I find is pretty dull, poorly written, we’ve already covered it or it’s not quite the right fit for our informed healthy revolutionaries. Often I find things that make… Read more »
The concept of a Blue Issue came to us courtesy of Alexandra Cousteau (granddaughter of marine legend Jacques Cousteau), who was the cover subject of our “Get Into Nature” issue back in June 2009. She proposed the idea during the course of our photo shoot, and we were instantly sold.
The director of LOHAS (Lifestyles of Health and Sustainability), Ted Ning has his finger on the pulse of consumer behavior. With the derailment of the economy over the past year, behaviors have changed, he told us at his cover shoot for the December issue, and people are becoming more conscious about how they spend their money.
Alexandra Cousteau comes from a legendary family of explorers, and like her grandfather and father, she, too, is dedicated to exploring, discovering and preserving the natural resources that sustain us all.
When we hear the word “sustainability,” we tend to think in terms of the environment and natural resources. But sustainability principles are equally relevant to other parts of our lives, including our health, happiness, and collective well-being. For those of us seeking a more satisfying an sustainable way of life, nature’s lessons about what works — and what doesn’t — can help point the way.
At the cover shoot for the October issue, environmental-justice advocate Majora Carter sits down to talk about the people that inspire her, how regulations and policies affect the development of communities, how a tree can be revolutionary, and how each of us plays a role in how our world evolves.