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Clean Air: Where You Live Matters

Nowadays, clean air seems elusive. This fact makes this mom furious. It wasn’t that long ago that I played with neighborhood kids in a quaint little area called Highland Acres in Bismarck, North Da…

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School Buses & Idling: Toxic Air in the Making

by Laura Michelle Burns After 16 days soggy straight days of rain here in North Central Ohio, the beginning of school caught me by surprise. Our summer passed in the blink of an eye, and now I’m walk…

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Top 10 House Plants that Clean the Air

Areca Palm Also known as yellow palm or butterfly palm, the areca palm is one of the most popular and graceful palms. It is tolerant of the indoor environment, releases copious amounts of moist…

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10 Environmental Victories of 2012

For me, the holidays are a time to reflect on what we’ve achieved over the past year and look ahead to the challenges and possibilities the New Year holds in store. 2012 was a quite a year. Besides th…

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Want To Help Protect Yourself From Air Pollution? Eat This.

  Try as you might, it's hard to avoid polluted air - and the whole slew of health consequences that result in exposure to it. But does that mean we should just sit back and accept our fate? N…

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Air Pollution And Yoga Don’t Mix

By Lori Popkewitz Alper, Moms Clean Air Network During my first pregnancy I went into labor during my weekly yoga class. I was in a very awkward downward dog position stretching my swollen, achy…

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8 of the World’s Least Hospitable Places

  Whether it be from pollution, extreme weather, or natural phenomena, the following are some of the places you probably aren't so keen on living in. But, amazingly enough, people do! Check ou…

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6 Places Where Cars Are Banned (Slideshow)

  Could you live in a place where cars are banned? If you rely on your car to get you around, it's hard to imagine living in a place where you can't even drive one. But as these communities…

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Is Corn Syrup Killing Bees?

  It sounds like something out of a science fiction movie -- for the past 5 or so years, honeybee populations across the globe have been dying out, and scientists don't really know why. That i…

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What’s Your Seasonal Allergies IQ? (Quiz!)

  Ah, springtime. The flowers are blooming, the temperature's rising, people are at long last beginning to enjoy the outdoors again. But there's also a far less pleasant aspect of spring - sea…

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