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Greek Yogurt Takes HOW Much Water?! (Plus More Green News From the Week)

Dairy products require a whole lot of water—and many of them come from drought-ridden California. California is experiencing one of its driest years in the past half millennium. It also happens to …

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Oil Spills, Fracking Blowouts & Pizza?

Green Divas myEARTH360   Curated Environmental Stories from around the Globe The Green Divas have teamed up with Lynn Hasselberger of myEARTH360 to produce a roundup of the week’s top …

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8 Frightening Facts About Fracking

Fracking is the slang term for hydraulic fracturing. It is the process of breaking apart (fracturing) dense shale rock in order to release the hydrocarbons (like gas and oil). A gel cocktail comprised…

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Water Pollution from Fracking Confirmed in 4 States

Fracking was a very hot topics this past year, and it is likely to continue to be one into 2014. Celebrities like Mark Ruffalo, who tweets frequently about the dangers of fracking, are giving those ag…

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And The Anti-Fracking Award Goes To…

The 2013 Environmental Media Awards were a fracking good time last Saturday. The green award show, which recognizes the best films or television episodes with an environmental message, honored frackin…

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Harvest Foodie Fun, Eco-Friendly Maine & Conservation (video)

We had a GREAT show this week with a variety of topics, ranging from GD Meg's eco-adventures in Maine to a whole lot of foodie fun talk about apples and what to do with all those great veggies from th…

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The Power of Protest

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed individuals can change the world. In fact, it's the only thing that ever has." --Margaret Mead Clean water, clean air, and healthy food grown…

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Is Our Food Fracked?

Fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, is a method of natural gas extraction using deep natural gas well drilling. A well is drilled and millions of gallons of water, sand and proprietary chemicals are in…

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Half of America Doesn’t Know What Fracking Is

By Brian Merchant, TreeHugger If you read green news, even if only sporadically, you've heard of "fracking." If you follow progressive politics, you've heard of fracking. If you know much about m…

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New Film Tackles Fracking Politics

by Crystal Wiltshire, Ecorazzi When filmmaker Josh Fox was offered money for a gas company to set up a fracking operation in his backyard, it forced him to take a hard look at exactly what was goin…

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