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Worms of Your Own

Matt Miller, The Nature Conservancy I lifted the coffee filter and found a raging party going on. A worm party, to be exact. Thousands of red worms crowded together in a wriggling mass as they enjo…

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Obama Fights for Cleaner Air & Water

It was announced yesterday that the EPA completed the first-ever national standards in an effort to reduce the amount of toxins being produced by power plants, the largest pollution source in the U.S.…

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Will Congress Protect Polluters or Our Children?

  Please note deadline to make your voice heard to stop the TRAIN Act is Tuesday, September 20th! Imagine this scene: Some maniacs have tied your children to a train track–then hopped on t…

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Protect Pets and Kids From Pesticides In Flea Collars

Pesticides come in all shapes and sizes, and effect creatures large and small. If you are like me, you diligently check your family's food labels, and read as much as you can stomach about the toxic s…

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U.S. Senate Votes To End Ethanol Tax Credits

In a 73-27 vote, Senate members from both parties recently voted to put an end to the Volumetric Ethanol Excise Tax Credit (VEETC) which many said was wasteful and costly in a time of extreme economic…

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Girl Discovers The Importance Of Eating Organic (video)

A young girl named Elise, made a remarkable discovery during a simple science experiment. She wanted to see how long it would take for a sweet potato to grow a vine. Elise waited and watched for weeks…

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EPA Chief on Daily Show

By far the best line from last week's Daily Show with EPA chief administrator, Lisa Jackson was when she said: “We have to remind the American people that environmentalism isn't a spectator sport. …

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Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring

“One way to open your eyes is to ask yourself, what if I had never seen this before? What if I knew I would never see it again?” ~ Rachel Carson Rachel Carson’s groundbreaking book, Silent Spring c…

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An Eco-Wish For Graduates

My son graduated college last weekend. Sitting in the audience among a newly-minted sea of graduates and their families, I listened to speaker after speaker impart pearls of wisdom to the graduates. T…

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We Don’t Need EPA Regulations

Wait... did I read that right? Are we better off without any emissions regulations from the EPA? Do we even need a cap and trade approach? According to Dick Morris of the Creators syndicate, the Unite…

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Joe Baker, Care2

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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