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5 Reasons Why Bee Products Revitalize Your Health

I wasn’t always a honeybee lover. But, after directing the documentary film Vanishing of the Bees, narrated by Oscar-nominated actress Ellen Page, I became an advocate for countless reasons. This fuzz…

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If You Make Only One (More) Green Change

Recycling, composting, saving water, buying less, reusing more ... you could well feel that you are already working hard to save the planet. It might be difficult for you to think of even more ways to…

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5 Favorite Ethical Shops Online

Like most people this holiday season, you’ll be doing a lot of shopping. While door-buster specials may be good for some items, you’ll want to shop online, and at stores that provide ethical service a…

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Keep Shark Fin Soup and Foie Gras out of GrubHub

Shark fin soup is made from sharks whose fins are sliced off while they're still alive; the animals are then released back into the water, where they will drown, starve or get eaten by other fish. Foi…

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3 Impressive Ways Animals Adapt to Winter Conditions

Of all the enticingly cute holiday stocking stuffers currently in store displays, the owl is one of my favorites. But the way marketers portray animals with winter hats and scarves make me cringe…slig…

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The Strange Habit That Makes You Sexier

Attraction is a funny thing. The qualities you think make someone the hottest thing on the planet might make your best friend give you some serious side-eye. What makes one person attracted to another…

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How to Turn ‘Giving Tuesday’ into Giving Every Day: Ideas for Year-Round Acts of Kindness

With the passing of two big bargain bonanzas (Black Friday and Cyber Monday) comes Giving Tuesday — a day dedicated to giving back and doing good in our communities. I’m a big believer of year-round a…

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4 Ways to Stop Feeling Scattered (& Reinvigorate Your Brain)

Thoughts pass in and out of our minds all day, but how many of them actually stick with us? How often do you take the opportunity to sit down and think about the beauty of life, the world, the univers…

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Why Vertical Farming Might Be Our Planet’s Future

Explosive growth that will take place in the world’s urban centers as we reach 2050. To keep these people from starvation, architects and farmers have combined their talents to create Vertical Farming…

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Save the Whales – and Other Marine Animals in New England’s Fisheries

For decades, New England's offshore waters have been protected from destructive fishing practices that harm coral and threaten whales, cod, other marine animals, and seabirds. That all could change…

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