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5 Reasons K-Cups Aren’t OK for the Environment

All-in-one coffee and filter things are a quick way to make just one cup. But these coffee pods---coffee's convenience craze of the century, otherwise known as "K-Cups"---are also a quick way to wr…

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Shocking Number of Deaths Linked to Air Pollution

The World Health Organization (WHO) released new estimates on air pollution, revealing that seven million premature deaths in 2012 are the result of air pollution exposure. This staggering number is t…

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752 Rescued Hens Feel Sunshine for the First Time

Surely you have eaten eggs or seen a chicken, but have you ever seen a battery-caged hen take her first steps on soil and feel the sunshine on her back for the first time in her life? This video by Ed…

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Navigating a Toxic World with Environmental Rock Star Ken Cook

Yes, we've been talking a lot about the minefield of toxins in our every day world. From carcinogenic flame retardants in our furniture to toxins invading our sex life, it is pretty much impossible to…

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21 Reasons Why We Need Forests

Forests cover a third of all land on Earth, providing vital organic infrastructure for some of the planet's densest, most diverse collections of life. They support countless species as well as 1.6 bil…

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Why We Love & Hate Antibiotics (Infographic)

Antibiotics are our friend! The problem is, too much of a good thing can turn sour very fast. Antibiotics are pumped into our foods in such massive quantities, that they're starting to harm consumer h…

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Do You Know Where Your Water Comes From?

March 22nd is World Water Day; do you know where your water comes from? If you do, you're part of an elite group; only 23% of Americans know what lake, river or stream lies at the other end of their f…

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How to Avoid Toxic Sex

What's really going on between the sheets? Many of us are conscious about the food we eat and the lotions, creams, ointments and beauty products that come in contact with our skin every day. Yet…

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12 Facts You Probably Had Wrong About St. Patrick’s Day

Between the shamrocks, rainbows leading to pots of gold, mischievous little green men and the pub crawling, there is a lot to love about this fun Irish holiday, even if you are not Irish or live nowhe…

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Greek Yogurt Takes HOW Much Water?! (Plus More Green News From the Week)

Dairy products require a whole lot of water—and many of them come from drought-ridden California. California is experiencing one of its driest years in the past half millennium. It also happens to …

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Certainly a tearjerker, How would humans feel if their babies were taken from them at birth, and put…

CONTINUED: Chicken pox is also cited as showing herd immunity as it is claimed that chicken pox has…

NOT SHOPPING AT WALMART...... It's NEVER going to happen so they can stop trying