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Natural Pest Control

Would You Eat a Rat?

It has been said that there is a 12:1 ratio of rats to people in New York City. Granted, this is just an estimate, but it cannot be far off, considering the city has been plagued with rats for over a …

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Best Humane Mouse Traps

Eek! Mice! Before you find higher ground, grab a baseball bat, or set a toxic mouse trap, take a look at these humane mice trap ideas. Mice might be a bit scary, but they can easily be trapped, capt…

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10 Cancer-Causers to Remove From Your Home

Given poor government regulation, many of the cleaning products available on the market contain "everyday" carcinogens such as formaldehyde, nitrobenzene, methylene chloride, and napthelene, as well a…

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Monsanto Charged with Chemical Poisoning

Itís not every day that we learn about a victory for Mother Earth.† But thanks to a 47-year old farmer and a French court there has been a victory against U.S. biotechnology giant Monsanto.† And, I'd …

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Buy Campfire Wood Where You Burn It

By Sarah Volkman, The Nature Conservancy Taking a bundle of firewood from your backyard with you when youíre going camping might seem like a good idea. Who wants to worry about buying or finding fi…

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Coffee Plantation Forests: Best for Birds?

By Jennifer Hattam, TreeHugger Clearing wooded "shade" plantations for open farmland doesn't just hurt biodiversity, it may also make it more difficult to control pests and can lead to crop losse…

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Is Your Body Roundup-Ready?

The Romans had lead. Victorian hat-makers had mercury. Our parents had cigarettes. We have Roundup. Thanks to the much-hated, genetically-modified corporation Monsanto and other herbicide manufacturer…

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Having Bats in the Belfry is a Good Thing (video)

We had a little fun this week getting settled into our new Green Divas HQ. In this video, we talk about Green Diva Lisa's travels, having a relatively eco-friendly move and why I'm celebrating hav…

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How to Get Rid of Fruit Flies Naturally

Nothing says summer like an overflowing bowl of ripe summer fruit. Such a bowl, beckoning from the dining table or kitchen counter, is irresistible to just about everyone, including fruit flies. Along…

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12 Surprising Uses for Chalk

  Perhaps you think you've graduated from chalk -- after all, who needs the stuff when you're no longer interested in playing hopscotch?! But chalk isn't all fun and games. Indeed, there are s…

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Im a huge Earth Day supporter...

They don't lo k very happy about it. "Who stuck us in here? What are they going to do to us?"

Thank you for the article...

Good general advice. I also agree with Kamia about listening to one's own body.