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Letter from the Editor

Help UKRAINE by Donating to UNICEF Our hearts and support go out to the people of UKRAINE and their immediate neighbors who are lending a hand to those in need. UNICEF is currently imbedded in key areas of the borders… Read More

Laguna Beach: The Artists Colony

The town of Laguna Beach is a hidden treasure in Southern California. The locals know understand the artistic soul possible to discover in a weekend.  Most of Southern California is on show, whether you prefer to visit Hollywood, Malibu or… Read More

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Hot Planet + Egg Eating Polar Bears

New Reports on How A Hotter Planet Affects Wildlife Editor’s Forward: Director of Sustainability + Planet Culture, Alex Verbeek reviews the latest headlines + commentary on how the human race is doing with sustainability. The climate crisis is the perfect… Read More

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The Great Melt: Report

From the frontline of Climate Change Sometimes the Antarctic is briefly in the news, which often means more bad news from the frozen continent, and ultimately, for us. This week was such an occasion. Scientists warned that a floating section at the front of the Thwaites Glacier could crack and… Read More

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A Morning Run with The Ponies

In the Dunes Forward from the Editor: Alex Verbeek is currently in the Netherlands where he shares with us his experiences in this unique corner of the world. His on the spot nature experiences are aptly mixed with his perspective… Read More

We’ll Always Have Paris, Won’t We?

Coming Home for One Paris Traveler When I was young, I wanted to travel the world and believed that I would never get tired of exploring new destinations. Now, in my fifties, I haven’t lost that spirit. Like most people,… Read More

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