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What Animals Are in Your Cosmetics?

What ingredients are in your makeup/cosmetic products? Chicken feet, ground up horns and hooves, chicken combs, cow dung, beetles, fish scales and animal placentas are all common ingredients used i…

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4 Money-Saving, Eco-Friendly Heating & Cooling Options

When it comes to eco-friendly heating & cooling for your home, toeing the line between comfort and eco-conscious can be overwhelming. After my family found out just how big of a footprint our h…

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Butterfly Bushes Aren’t Good for Butterflies

If you're trying to create a butterfly sanctuary in your garden, adding butterfly bushes seems like a no-brainer—but you might want to rethink those pretty purple flowers this year. Planting a butt…

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How Vegans Should Be Responding to Cecil the Lion

The death of revered Cecil the Lion, at the hands of American trophy hunter Walter James Palmer, has captured the attention of the world. And the world has responded with resounding anger and sadness.…

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What President Obama’s Clean Power Plan Actually Means

President Obama's Clean Power Plan has one goal: to cut the carbon pollution that is driving climate change. To do so, the Plan specifically targets power plants that burn coal. Burning coal releas…

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5 House Plants That Don’t Need Much Water

Whether you're a diehard water conservationist or you just, well, forget sometimes, there are plenty of advantages to owning plants that don't need a lot of watering. You save time, you save resources…

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5 Healthy Habits That Could Be Polluting the Water

You try to live a healthy lifestyle, but could some of your healthy habits be harming our waters? Here are 5 healthy habits that may have undesirable effects on the health of our water resources. W…

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Rabies Quiz: What You Must Know as a Pet Owner

Life can truly be ironic. Last Thursday, I went to the library to select some books on CD for an upcoming road trip. One of the books I chose was Stephen King's horror story about a rabid dog named Cu…

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Cows Help Save Seal Pup

Bovines and pinnipeds do not normally go together, but in this story they do. A birdwatcher was scanning the landscape at the Frampton Marsh Nature Preserve in the U.K. when he spotted a herd of a doz…

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There Are Barely Any Almonds in Your Almond Milk

Almond milk is hugely popular among lovers of non-dairy milks. It is slightly sweet, slightly nutty, a little creamy, yet very light and refreshing. But, is what you’re buying really ‘almond’ milk, or…

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