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10 Reasons to be Thankful for Forests

As you gather with family and friends to enjoy a hearty meal and a flurry of holiday events, your plans are probably focused inside -- seated around a table, in front of the television watching the bi…

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5 Things I Learned About Trees & CO2

After spending a summer in the forests and rural villages of Mexico, the Ellis family shares what they learned about their scientist dad and his work with carbon. By Jes Ellis We've been b…

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Do You Keep Plants in Your Bedroom?

At a recent Gardenista editorial meeting, a discussion about plants in the bedroom revealed two diametrically opposed camps: love them or hate them. Photosynthesis creates the love as the process ad…

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“Troubling Milestone” for CO2 Emissions

The world's air has reached what scientists call a troubling new milestone for the main global warming pollutant, carbon dioxide. Science News by NewsLook   // Photo Credit: Sal…

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10 Houseplants That Clean the Air

Indoor air quality has become a real problem. Indoor air often contains formaldehyde from carpets and adhesives, volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from paints, petrochemicals from fragrances, and a la…

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First Carbon-Counting Satellites

Two new satellites will soon launch, each with the specific purpose of counting concentrations of carbon dioxide and methane in the atmosphere. Japan's Greenhouse Gases Observing Satellite, or GOSAT, …

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Flying With Ed

It's just not fair. I was so looking forward to my vacation next week, a trip to sunny Hawaii. Warm sand, cool breezes, lush greenery and the star of the show: The ocean. Ahh. There is just nothing be…

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The Real Toll of Transportation

Driving, flying, taking the bus or train--it all impacts negatively on the environment. Find out how much carbon dioxide is produced for every mile you ride on a bus, or in a taxi, or a car. This fun …

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Sounds delicious, and will certainly try this as this year we have lucid corn in the garden.