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Water Filter Saves Lives, Trees in Cambodia

A simple water filter made from rice husk is helping the poor of rural Cambodia improve their health prospects and stem the deforestation that is destroying the nation's jungles. This week iDE-Hydrolo…

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8 Beautiful Endangered Plants (Slideshow)

  It's not just polar bears and tigers that are threatened by endangerment. Indeed, there are a number of fascinating, beautiful, and odd plants that are on the brink of extinction. Click thro…

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Energy Efficiency in the Warm Heart of Africa

Villagers in Malawi fight back against the relentless tide of deforestation by using new stove technology, which allows them to use far less wood. Science News by NewsLook var nl_rand = "Hrl…

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The Girl Scouts Work Towards Greener Cookies

The Girl Scouts of the USA are working on a new merit badge: sustainability. The Girl Scouts' use of palm oil in the cookies they sell annually has become a topic of debate recently, with experts a…

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5 Environmental Crises To Care About

By Mickey Z., Planet Green Imagine for a minute if corporate-sponsored mouthpieces like Limbaugh and O'Reilly were correct on either of these points: Global warming is a hoax Humans are n…

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Living in Harmony with Nature (video)

This brief video from the World Wildlife Foundation points out clearly how the consumption demands of rich nations are leading to deforestation and other upsets to the natural world. Everybody suffers…

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Thank you for all the advice. A Merry Christmas to everyone, including all the animals.

great job. Poor frightened little one. Thank you for being there for this dog.

Better to eat, than to decorate with.

We have done a lot of these. My usual is homemade cookies, candy, caramels, homemade herbal tea blen…

Interesting. Thanks for sharing your tips.