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EPA Classified Roundup as Carcinogen 30 Years Ago…But Mysteriously Reversed Decision

Scientists and environmentalists have been saying for decades that the world’s most common weed killer, glyphosate, also known as Monsanto’s Roundup, is a carcinogen. Last week, a World Health Organiz…

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Today’s DDT? Scientists Declare Bee-Killing Pesticides Must Be Banned

An international panel of independent scientists has issued a warning about two widely-used pesticides and declared them as dangerous to the environment as DDT.  Specifically, the Task Force on System…

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12 Eco-Friendly Activities for Kids of All Ages

Environmental protection is an issue that affects our children deeply. The condition of the world when they grow up will shape their health and their lives. Even very young toddlers can be introduced …

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New Zealand Grants a River the Rights of Personhood

By Stephen Messenger, TreeHugger From the dawn of history, and in cultures throughout the world, humans have been prone to imbue Earth's life-giving rivers with qualities of life itself -- a fit…

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Inspiring Forest PSA by School Chorus (Video)

By Michael Graham Richard, TreeHugger The National Forest Foundation has launched a new campaign to raise awareness among Americans, and get them involved in protecting national forests and gr…

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The Dalai Lama on Saving the Environment

If you Care2 make a difference, this selection about right relationship to our environment from His Holiness the Dalai Lama will speak deeply to you. It offers deep wisdom and concrete advice on the b…

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Joe Baker is VP of Causes and Advocacy for Care2. Joe oversees Care2's campaigns with its nonprofit partners. Previously, Joe worked for Amnesty... more

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