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Will Fracking Force You To Drink Bottled Water?

I'm a big proponent of drinking tap wateróbut then again,†I don't live in Texas or Oklahoma or Pennsylvania, all states that allow fracking. Fracking is the process of injecting millions of gallons…

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7 Summer Safety Tips for INSIDE the Home

Happy summer! Have fun swimming, hiking, biking, boating, grilling, and enjoying the great outdoors this summery season -- but don't forget the†essentials of outdoor summer safety. Remember too that†i…

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Drilling for Water in Drought-Stricken California?

Does bottled water ever make sense? There's a time and a place for bottled water. In my green diva opinion, I think it's great in emergencies like earthquakes, hurricanes and other disasters that s…

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5 Things You Should Know About Your Drinking Water

"More than 99 percent of your body's molecules are water molecules, so water matters," says Gerald Pollack, Ph.D., water researcher and author of†The Fourth Phase of Water: Beyond Solid, Liquid and Va…

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Monsanto Charged with Chemical Poisoning

Itís not every day that we learn about a victory for Mother Earth.† But thanks to a 47-year old farmer and a French court there has been a victory against U.S. biotechnology giant Monsanto.† And, I'd …

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Is Your Body Roundup-Ready?

The Romans had lead. Victorian hat-makers had mercury. Our parents had cigarettes. We have Roundup. Thanks to the much-hated, genetically-modified corporation Monsanto and other herbicide manufacturer…

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Bringing Sanitation to Nairobi’s Slums

In slums around the world, the lack of proper sewerage and lavatory facilities means that human waste is often left on the street to contaminate local water supplies. A simple biodegradable bag - deve…

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Do We Really Need 8 Glasses of Water a Day?

The common advice to drink eight glasses of water a day doesn't hold water, say nutrition and kidney specialists who want to dispel the myth. Photo Credit: Greg Riegler Photography via Flickr. Heal…

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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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Getting to Know Your Bacon

By Jeff Opperman, The Nature Conservancy While visiting friends in Toronto, I spotted a small poster tacked behind their toaster that read: "Bacon is like a little hug from God." So true, I thou…

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