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Forest-Friendly Furniture

If a tree falls in the forest, does anyone hear it? Woodworkers with a passion for solid hardwood are rescuing and reclaiming downed trees to create one-of-a kind handcrafted modern heirlooms do. "…

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Species Loss Increases Disease in Humans

The next time someone asks you why wildlife and biodiversity should be protected, you can tell them this: because it might save you from getting a disease. Researchers in New York say they have identi…

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UN Calls to Reverse Man-Made Extinction

The world must act now to prevent the rapid loss of animal and plant species that allow humans to exist, warned the UN at the beginning of the United Nation's Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) …

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Parrot Species Believed Extinct Rebounds to 1,000

The yellow-eared parrot of Colombia was thought to be extinct until 1998 when a tiny population of  81 was discovered in the Andes mountains. Equally surprising  and welcome, is the very recent news t…

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Green Chi: A Floor is a Floor, is a Floor?

I have had a visceral and negative reaction to seeds that are bred to tolerate just one specific herbicide that is the only one that can be used in the growing of the seeds if herbicides are used. Mon…

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