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Does Noise Pollution Affect our Pets?

In honor of Earth Day, I wrote about how noise pollution affects human lives. But what about our beloved pets? They have become part of our families. We try and provide them with love and balanced liv…

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Recycling Household Items for Pets

NewScientist.com reported that owning a dog can have a greater impact on our environment than owning an SUV. And I own two dogs. Yikes!!! As much as I care about the earth, I will always have dogs. Ho…

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Know Whatís In Your Food: Buy Local

In the past decade, the stories about food recalls seem endless and have included tainted eggs, peanut butter, ground beef and even spinach. And, just last week, a case of ďatypicalĒ BSE (Mad Cow Dise…

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3 Smart Green Transportation Options

The transportation sector is responsible for an enormous amount of pollution, from fuel extraction and processing to greenhouse gas emissions and smog. Thankfully, old and new technologies alike can h…

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Celebrating Earth Day Heroes

Last week I wrote about some of my Earth Day heroines. So, this week I am writing about some of my Earth Day heroes. There are so many people that do so much for our planet and that much has been writ…

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10 Reasons to Eat Sprouts

Sprouts truly are the best locally-grown food, yet not enough people eat or grow them. Considering there many health and environmental benefits, itís time to consider adding sprouts to your diet. Here…

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8 Ways Celebrating Earth Day Can Save You Money

April 22nd, is Earth Day. A day when the world takes just a few minutes out of its busy schedule to do something nice for Mother Earth. Although it's a great day for raising awareness about environmen…

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6 Steps for Planting an Herb Garden

There is nothing greener (both literally and figuratively) than eating locally-grown food. And you can't get more local than your own garden, window box, or backyard. This week, in honor of Earth D…

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Shocking Water Contaminant

New research shows that many people are unsuspectingly drinking sucralose every day in their water.† A shocking new study found that the artificial sweetener sucralose, which is also known under the b…

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Share Green News, Win an iPad

As Earth Day approaches, many environmentalists are using the momentum to spread awareness about their eco-living passions. If you find yourself promoting earth-related content, you may want to take n…

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