Sustainability

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Behind the Scenes With Ted Ning (Video)

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.

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The Better Good Life: An Essay on Personal Sustainability

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.

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Raise Your Food Consciousness

Feeling confused about what to eat? Unsure about which foods are safest, best for you, and best for the environment? Join the club — then join the ranks of a new group of informed eaters and good-food advocates who are bringing a variety of better, clearer, more satisfying choices into view — and within reach.

- Environmental Health -

Nature Quest

Fresh air. Open sky. The beauty of the horizon. Most of us wish we could spend more time outside enjoying nature’s gifts. Now, a growing body of research is giving us even more compelling reasons to heed those desires. Discover why time spent in nature is time wisely invested in personal well-being.

- Environmental Health -

See the Connection

Your health depends on a complex, connect-the-dots network of variables that make up your ecosystem and the systems that sustain it. Discover the keys to keeping both you and your planet healthy — by following nature’s models, and honoring life’s connections.