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Disaster Preparation for Pets

Personally, I don't care much for thinking about disasters. I put together an emergency kit for my family, promptly stuffed it in the closet and quickly worked on forgetting about it. Somehow it just…

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How to Prepare for a Hurricane

Much of the East Coast is gripping for what is likely to be an historic and devastating hurricane. With Sandy expected to impact areas not used to such extreme conditions, tens of millions of people w…

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What You Should Know About Radiation Exposure (Infographic)

The Fukushima explosion is the worst nuclear disaster in Japan since World War II.  This situation comes on the heels of—not one, but two—natural disasters, and in the midst of this crisis, question…

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10 Ways To Help Kids Cope With Japan

The heartbreaking stories and images of the disaster in Japan are difficult for adults to comprehend. What about the children? How do we explain this tragedy to our kids? Here's a quick story: As a…

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Help Japan’s Animals

So many of us want to do what we can to help the victims of Japan's catastrophe, and fortunately there are numerous ways to do so that are being widely publicized. But what about the animals? They may…

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Disaster Supplies Kit

I am not a fear monger, but there was something about this stock market crash and how our security can change on a dime (pun intended), that made me think about disaster preparedness. Here are the gui…

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What fantastic news! Good for you Vermont.... One State going in the right direction.

Don't care what you call 'em, they are cute! Thank you for that...very enjoyable

So Important. And I do celebrate Earth Day everyday.

So, so adorable. Thanks for this story.