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Sandpoint Waldorf students help seniors Students from the Sandpoint Waldorf School spent the day Monday helping out area seniors as they embarked on a community service project for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. In addition to going to the homes of area seniors to to shovel snow, the fourth- through eighth-graders shoveled out the huge berms at the Sandpoint Area Seniors, Inc. and DayBreak Center parking lot on Main Street. They cleared the sidewalks and area where the benches and peace pole are located by the "SASi Elder Tree," as well as cleared the ice from the wheelchair ramp. (Thursday January 26th, 2017 — Bonner County Daily Bee - Sandpoint, Idaho USA)

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At Camphill Village Kimberton Hills, a communal life is lived intentionally Referred to as an "intentional" community, Camphill Village Kimberton Hills, established in 1972, is an agricultural and handcrafting community that includes adults with varying levels of special needs. "Everyone that lives and works here, does so by choice," said Brendan Tracy, grants manager at Camphill. "Folks with and without disabilities live side by side and life share." (Wednesday January 25th, 2017 — Reading Eagle - Reading, Pennsylvania USA)

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France Bans Pesticides in Public Green Spaces Pesticides will be banned in all public green spaces from Sunday (January 1, 2017) while non-professional gardeners will no longer be able to buy pesticides over the counter. (Wednesday January 25th, 2017 — Organic Consumers Association - Finland, Minnesota USA)

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103 Best Organic Wines to Try this Year 2017 is already off to a great start–for wine lovers–with new releases of the best organic wines to sip, swirl, and savor. (Tuesday January 24th, 2017 — Organic Authority )

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Iceland knows how to stop teen substance abuse - but the rest of the world isn’t listening “Why not orchestrate a social movement around natural highs: around people getting high on their own brain chemistry – because it seems obvious to me that people want to change their consciousness – without the deleterious effects of drugs?” (Tuesday January 24th, 2017 — abc.net.au - Australia)

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New Fairbanks charter school to offer different approach to teaching A new public charter school is opening this fall in Fairbanks, and it’s going to be unlike any of the other public schools. The curriculum is based on the Waldorf philosophy, and the school will take a slower approach to helping students meet state standards. (Friday January 20th, 2017 — Fairbanks Daily News-Miner - Fairbanks, Alaska USA)

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Nicolas Joly Speaks: Godfather Of Biodynamic Wine Before the event began, he met to reveal how an immersion in biodynamic agriculture and wine production changed his life. (Thursday January 19th, 2017 — Forbes - USA)

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Second Group of the Once-Extinct African Oryx to Be Released Into the Wild This week, conservationists will release 23 scimitar-horned Oryx dammah into the Ouadi-Rimé Ouadi-Achim Faunal Reserve in the African nation of Chad, reports New Scientist. They will join the 25 oryx released into the grasslands in August, boosting the population of an animal that went extinct in the wild in the 1980s. (Wednesday January 18th, 2017 — Smithsonian online -USA)

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Prince Charles Co-Authors Popular Science Book On Climate Change The royal has previously lambasted climate skeptics, famously referring to them as the “headless chicken brigade.” (Tuesday January 17th, 2017 — Huffington Post - USA)

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Spring Garden students chosen for social justice exhibit at Cleveland Museum of Art This exhibit of student art represents social justice topics young people face both inside and outside of school, and was created to help the deepen the understanding of ongoing struggles experienced by students on issues of race, gender, class, sexual orientation, religion, learning ability and more. (Tuesday January 17th, 2017 — Akronist - Akron, Ohio USA)

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Community members spend Martin Luther King Jr Day knitting scarves for homeless Waldorf School of Saratoga Springs volunteered to knit and crochet scarves for the homeless. (Monday January 16th, 2017 — The Saratogian )

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Detroit Waldorf School Helps COTS Children, families and faculty of the Detroit Waldorf School in Indian Village have been passionately knitting scarves and hats and sewing baby bibs for children and families living at COTS (Coalition on Temporary Shelter). (Sunday January 15th, 2017 — Fox 2 Detroit - Detroit, Michigan USA)

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Scientists Film Rare Ruby Sea Dragon For The First Time For the first time, scientists have captured footage of a rare sea dragon ― a creature so otherworldly it appears not even the creative mind of Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling could have dreamed it up. (Friday January 13th, 2017 — Huffington Post - USA)

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100% of Dutch electric trains are now powered by wind energy Dutch national railway company NS has announced that along with the electric company Eneco, they have been able to begin running all of their trains, since the turn of the new year, using wind-generated energy. (Friday January 13th, 2017 — Daily Kos - USA)

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Could the Lunar Cycle Be Affecting the Taste of Your Wine? Astrological enthusiasts, devoted star sign disciples, and even casual horoscope perusers, lay down your corkscrews. The moon’s movement could be having an impact on the taste of your merlots, rieslings, and rosés—and you didn’t even know it. The theory behind this shift in flavor lies in something called the biodynamic calendar, a guide used for the planting and sowing of crops that is divided into four types of days: fruit days, flower days, leaf days, and root days. (Friday January 13th, 2017 — Munchies_ Food by VICE )

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Scientists identify the real king of the forest: fungus What controls forest diversity is not the trees but the fungi that interact with them, typically at microscopic scales, below ground and out of sight. The result offers a new window on the complex interactions that underlie some of the most familiar ecosystems on the continent and could lead to improved forest-management practices. (Thursday January 12th, 2017 — The Globe and Mail - UK)

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Q&A: Sebastián Tramón, Viñedos Emiliana Founded in 1986, the winery holds 908 hectares of vineyards throughout Casablanca and the Maipo and Rapel (Cachapoal and Colchagua) Valleys, of which 722 are certified organic and 674 biodynamic, making Emiliana the world’s biggest organic wine producer. Not only was it the first winery in Chile to release an organic premium wine – Coyam 2001 in 2003 – it was also the first to go fully biodynamic, releasing the resulting Gê 2003 in 2005. (Wednesday January 11th, 2017 — The Drinks - UK)

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Tesla's gigafactory lights up In the high desert outside of Reno, Nevada, a place of dry gulches and coyotes before the rise of man, Tesla’s new giant battery factory is now officially up and running: (Friday January 6th, 2017 — Daily Kos - USA)

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Wines in the City: Organic, biodynamic and low-sulphur wines Read more at http://www.plymouthherald.co.uk/wines-in-the-city-orga we now have not only more wines from other countries but we have Organic, Biodynamic, Low Sulphur and Orange wines all begging to be enjoyed. (Friday January 6th, 2017 — Plymouth Herald - )

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Solar now cheapest new form of energy in nearly 60 countries In nearly 60 lower-income countries, the average price of solar energy has dropped to $1.65 million per megawatt in 2016, just below wind at $1.66 million per megawatt. That means new energy development projects will focus on solar energy rather than wind power. Unsubsidized solar is beginning to outcompete coal and natural gas on a larger scale, and notably, new solar projects in emerging markets are costing less to build than wind projects, says a report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance, a research and analysis organization for those investing in the energy industry. (Sunday January 1st, 2017 — Daily Kos - USA)

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