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February 10, 2017 Human Health
Fresh nuggets of Candyland, a sativa-dominant hybrid. (Photo: Brian Klonoski / Planet Experts)

A Guide to Question 4 and Wicked Legal Weed in Massachusetts

By: Brian Klonoski

Seeing that it was the birthplace of the American Revolution and all -- not to mention the first state to pass sweeping healthcare reform and allow same-sex marriage -- it's...

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January 13, 2017 Environment

J Henry Fair Photographs America’s Drowning Coastline, Talks Trump

By: Pierce Nahigyan

I spoke to J Henry Fair on Election Day 2016. He had just overseen a special presentation of his “Industrial Scars” series in Berlin, in which his aerial photographs of...

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January 12, 2017 Human Health
Dank nugs of Double Purple Doja. (Photo: Brian Klonoski / Planet Experts)

A Guide to Question 1 and Legal Weed in Maine

By: Brian Klonoski

With the narrow passage of Question 1 on Election Day, Maine got groovy, hit the proverbial bong and joined California, Massachusetts, Washington, Oregon, Nevada, Alaska and Colorado in legalizing recreational marijuana....

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December 15, 2016 Environment

INFOGRAPHIC: Easy Ways to Reduce Plastic in Your Home

By: Guest Author

There's no question there are excellent plastic products that have done a lot to improve human lives. Items such as car seats, helmets, and medical plastics (just to name a...

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December 3, 2016 Climate & Energy

Bandsar Agriculture: Indigenous Runoff-Harvesting & Climate-Change Resilience from Iranian Drylands

By: Brad Lancaster

This blog entry was graciously provided by J. Tabatabaee Yazdi, who hosted me when I presented at the Iranian Rainwater Catchment Systems Association conference in 2014. You can see my...

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November 27, 2016 Lifestyle
Here are some eco-friendly gifts guaranteed to please everyone on your list.

Eco-Friendly Gifts For Everyone on Your List

By: Planet Editor

A big part of our mission here at Planet Experts is advancing sustainable solutions that address climate change, protect natural resources and benefit the environment. And this time of year,...

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November 17, 2016 Climate & Energy

Important Elevation and Slope Relationships of Eddy or Backwater Basins

By: Brad Lancaster

When you construct your street-side stormwater-harvesting basins, described in my last post, Harvesting Stormwater with Backwater or Eddy Basins, you'll of course want them to be as successful as possible; to...

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November 15, 2016 Human Health

Here’s What You Need to Know About Prop 64 and Legalized Mary Jane

By: Pierce Nahigyan

Or, Where to Find Legal Weed in the U.S.A. For half of the voting public, Election 2016 was a major bummer. But though the country remains divided on which political...

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November 3, 2016 Lifestyle
All the pieces in Space Between's first collection were upcycled from discarded New Zealand postal service uniforms. (Photo: Nikita Brown)

Turning Postal Uniforms Into Socially-Conscious High Fashion


By Linley Boniface Space Between is a New Zealand social enterprise challenging waste and exploitation in the clothing industry. Its first collection transforms unwanted postal uniforms into stunning new fashion...

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October 4, 2016 Environment

Lori Woodley Is Training the Next Generation of Eco-Conscious Leaders

By: Pierce Nahigyan

Lori Woodley Discusses All It Takes & Teaching Compassionate Leadership to Kids Last week Planet Experts spoke to Shailene Woodley at the 20th Anniversary Global Green Awards. The Divergent star...

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October 1, 2016 Human Health

Evolutions Within the Dunbar/Spring Public Commons

By: Brad Lancaster

A bare beginning When I moved to the Dunbar/Spring neighborhood in 1994, much of it was not a pleasant place to walk. Most of the public rights-of-way (the areas between...

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September 16, 2016 Lifestyle

Rising Appalachia and Symbiosis Gathering Invite You to Embrace the Slow Music Movement!

By: Jedamiah Wolf

“So here we go, get the fuck out your car, walk, it's good for you; stop consuming blindly, get by on what you do have and then scale that down...

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