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The True Impact of Hamburgers (Video)

By Brian Merchant, TreeHugger On average, Americans eat three burgers a week. That may sound surprising in statistic form, but it squares pretty evenly with our nation's fast food infatuation…

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5 Green Habits That Matter More Than Recycling

By Mat McDermott, Planet Green So, like every person trying to do their part to reduce their personal carbon emissions and make the most of the natural resources we all consume you recycle ri…

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What’s My Pet’s Carbon Paw Print?

By Sarah Grace McCandless, Animal Planet Clearly, the size of your pets' carbon paw print has a great deal to do with the type of animals you have. However, reducing that paw print depends …

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The Secret Life of Beef (Video)

Do you know how much of an impact we can make on the environment by just changing our eating habits? If every American cut out meat one day of the week, it would be the equivalent of taking eight mil…

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7 Superfoods with the Smallest Footprint

By Rachel Cernansky, Planet Green We all want to get the most out of what we eat, and a varied diet is always the best way to do that. That said, some foods pack more nutrients per punch tha…

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Dogs: Worse for the Environment than SUVs?

By Julie Knapp, MNN If you’re a dog owner and call yourself eco-conscious, guilt might set in after reading the new book Time to Eat the Dog? The real guide to sustainable living by Robert a…

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