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Nature & Wildlife

How to Make Sense of Sustainable Coffee Labels

Based on the lines outside Starbucks and Caribou Coffee alone, it seems like everyone in the U.S. loves coffee. A 2013 study found that an average of 85 percent of the U.S. population has at least …

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Mama Pig Miraculously Lives to Care for Her 13 Newborn Piglets (Video)

When Emma arrived at Apricot Lane Farms, she was very sickly, underweight and pregant. It was a wonder 13 healthy piglets survived out of the 16 Emma was pregnant with. No one knew if Emma was going…

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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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8 Less-Famous Relatives of Your Favorite Animals

Why are some animals more famous than others?  Is it better PR? Are they cuter and more cuddly? Whatever the reason,  there are plenty of fascinating animal species out there that deserve recognition.…

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Celebrate Valentine’s Day with 14 Pink Animals

Ah, pink. The color associated with the sweetness, softness, and romance may not be a color at all. Or at least according to some scientists who say that pink is not a real wavelength of light – what …

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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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Koalas Are Really Upset. The Result is the Cutest Fight Ever (Video)

Passionate arguments are not funny. Unless the argument is composed of a series of extremely adorable squeaky noises. Add these koalas' fluffy and cute appearances and you can't fight a smile ... yo…

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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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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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So funny little guy;)

El dolor de perder a una mascota es tremendo,nunca se supera del todo,y siempre estan presentes en n…

I am not eating cricket flour or any other bug ground up. Thank you. Other than that the other offe…

Great info! Thanks Diana.