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What I Learned After Diving Through Hundreds of Dumpsters Across America

It took diving through a dirty dumpster for me to realize that food waste in the U.S. is an absolute fiasco. You may have already heard a few appalling facts about wasted food, but just in case you…

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Do Seed Bombs Really Work?

I feel terrible about saying this out loud, but it’s been bothering me for a VERY long time, and I finally just have to admit it: I kind of don’t think that seed bombs work. So, Seed Bomb 101 fo…

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Tell Harvard to Get Out of Fossil Fuel Investments

Students, professors and alumni at Harvard University are pressuring their institution to stop investing in companies that contribute directly to climate change and to divest from any coal, oil, or na…

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‘Little Nurse’ Cat Cares For Ill and Injured at Animal Shelter

A couple of years ago I wrote about a nursing home cat, Oscar, that seemed to know when death was imminent for elderly dementia patients. He would enter their room, jump on their bed and keep them pur…

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8 Common Things You Didn’t Know You Could Recycle

Most people know the basics of recycling, but some items seem to slip through the cracks. Here are 8 items that you probably didn’t know are actually recyclable… Eyeglasses. You know that drawer of…

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Top 5 Pledges to Make for Earth Day

With Earth Day just around the corner, now is the perfect time to reassess our habits and look for ways to be more eco-friendly by cutting back on waste and energy consumption. And what better place t…

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7 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day Without Planting a Tree

Don't get me wrong - I love planting trees, and Earth Day is the perfect time to do it. But if you've already planted enough trees to populate a whole forest, or don't have room to plant anything wher…

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Earth Day Connection: Listen to the Earth

Earth is calling—can you hear Her? The environmental issues we face causes me great anxiety or agida, as my Italian grandmother used to say. I work actively to focus on the positive things happe…

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8 Biggest Myths About Suicide

Suicide is one of the most heartbreaking, confusing and misunderstood issues in contemporary culture. It's no surprise, then, that many people's understanding of suicide is shaped by the very taboo na…

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Dog Flu Outbreak in American Midwest: What Dog Owners Should Know

Dogs, like their human companions, can catch the flu, and when they do they suffer from uncomfortable upper respiratory symptoms and fevers. However, unlike human flu which is winding down for the sea…

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To read the article click on the link. The text is in French . http://www.ivu.org/french/news/evu…

Plain, organic, full fat! Low or no fat needs extra added ingredients (like sweeteners and thickener…

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I'm going to send this article to all the Restaurants here in Spain that serve food on wooden boards…

Mosquitoes don't discriminate - even if one is a vegetarian. They make a bee-line for me and I re…