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How Cities Make Us Sick (& How to Get Better)

Is your lifestyle too clean? A researcher from the University of Colorado at Boulder and his colleagues say maybe. They're basing the claim off the "hygiene hypothesis," which states some microbes and…

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Urban Vegetation Reduces Air Pollution by 40-60%

By Michael Graham Richard, TreeHugger One More Reason to Hug Trees It is well known that vegetation is good at filtering air indoors (check out the list of the best air-filtering house plants ac…

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Is it Healthier to Live in the City or the Country?

By Sara Novak, Planet Green Carrie Bradshaw and the rest of the crew from Sex and the City couldn't imagine a life outside of Manhattan. In fact, they saw no purpose for leaving and rarely did. U…

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Easy Outdoor Raised Garden Beds

If you've been putting off installing a raised garden bed to grow your own fruits and vegetables, there is now no excuse to stall any longer. Scout Regalia in LA has put together a stylish hardware ki…

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Introducing the Green Dish

This blog is titled "The Green Dish," but could have just as easily been named something about a farm girl in Brooklyn, maybe "Little House on the L Train." I have never lived on a farm, nor do I thin…

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Siamo quello che mangiamo, ad ogni età.

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