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10 Reasons to Avoid Bottled Water

Where do you get water for your family? Find out why the tap isn't so bad. 1. Bottled water is NO safer than tap water---in fact, it is LESS regulated. Bottled water can be sourced from virtually a…

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Koalas: Even When They Fight, It’s Cute (Video)

Did you know koalas sounded like this? We didn't. We also learned that even koalas have the occasional lover's quarrel. Related Red Panda Loves Snow (Video) Top 10 Ways to Help Elephants 8 Fie…

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What If Everyone Swapped Their Cars for Bicycles?

Have you ever wondered what a car-less world would look like? This infographic envisions a bicycles-only world for us -- and what exactly this would do for the world. Scroll down for some environmenta…

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Happiest Baby Wombat in the World (Video)

When you think of picnics, you probably don't think of happy wombats. We have good news for you: you will now! Related Sloths Relax in a Giant Bucket (Video) Ferret Playtime: The Peanut Pool (V…

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Why Climate Change is a Women’s Issue

Climate change has a disproportionate impact on women, especially those living in the poorest regions of the world. A report by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Women's Environmen…

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Wind Turbines Kill Around 300,000 Birds Annually, House Cats Around 3,000,000,000

We love birds! We really do! That's why we think it's important to keep things in perspective and do the things that will really help them and make a difference. Many people have this obsession with w…

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The Benefits of Growing Aloe Vera

Aloe vera has been on my mind since I spoke with a non-gardening friend recently. He was tentatively interested in growing a few houseplants. At that point all the windowsills and side tables in my ho…

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5 Greenhouses You Can Build Yourself

Want to keep gardening despite the arrival of fall weather? It's easy when you have a greenhouse to help you extend the growing season and even get a jump on next year's spring seedlings. Here are fiv…

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If You Love Whales, Fight for a Silent Ocean

It's time to end the cruel slaughter of whales and leave these magnificent creatures alone. ~ Paul McCartney Living in coastal New England has its perks—Cape Cod day trips, fishing your own lobster…

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How Did Your Garden Grow This Year?

Now is the time. While the events of this summer's garden are still fresh in your mind, take the chance to list the season's successes … along with not-so-stellar moments. A home garden record will he…

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