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The Ocean is Filling Up with Plastic, 8 Million Metric Tons Per Year

There's a lot of plastic crap in Earth's oceans; The latest estimate was that there are over 5 trillion pieces of plastic floating in our seas, weighing over 250,000 tons. That’s about 700 pieces of p…

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How Our Couches Are Hurting Bald Eagles

Flame retardants that once were infused into couches and clothing are now contaminating the livers of bald eagles and other birds in the Great Lakes region. The flame retardants, known as PBDEs or …

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This is What’s Wrong With the Paleo Diet

Should we be looking at the caveman era to guide our food choices today? Going back to the way our ancestors ate over 10,000 years ago (before agriculture) will bring us optimal health--at least th…

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8 Of America’s Oldest Places

Though the United States has yet to see its 250th birthday, people have been inhabiting the land for thousands of years. From ancient cities to colonial parks, read on to discover some of the oldest p…

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‘Global Chorus’: Hope for Earth’s Future

What do Nelson Mandela, the Dalai Lama and Green Diva Lynn Hasselberger have in common? They’re all featured in Global Chorus, a beautiful book filled with wise words from 365 leaders (and “regular…

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Tell the State of California to Protect Drinking Water from Oil Companies

California is in the midst of a crippling drought, yet state regulators have been allowing oil companies to pump toxic waste water into drinking water sources. Last month was California's driest in…

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This Common Kitchen Item Could Help Fight Greenhouse Gases

Power plants are still the single largest source of carbon dioxide (CO2), a greenhouse gas that traps heat and makes the planet warmer. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, coal-…

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3 Non-Cliché Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Have roses, boxed sweets and fancy dinners not been doing much for your latest attempts to woo your love? With glaring reminders of cupid’s day at every retailer in sight, it is easy to lose sight of …

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3 Ways to ‘Green’ Your Period

Think tampons or pads are your only options when that time of the month comes around? While they’re overwhelmingly the most popular choice, there are women reaching for Earth-friendly alternatives. …

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Caribou, Bears, Wolves, Whales & More Will Be Protected Under Obama Plan to Create Arctic Wilderness

The coastal plain of America's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is home to some of the world's most magnificent animals. The coastal plain has also been targeted by companies that would like to drill f…

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