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Climate Change: 20+ Reasons for Hope

Good news about climate change? We all know the bad news when it comes to climate change. Climate change is here. Itís big. Itís bad. Itís hurting us. Itís hurting our economies. What most peopl…

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How Yoga Changed My Life Forever

I believe yoga saved my life.†I'm not saying that for the sake of drama. It really did. Twenty years ago, I lay in a bed in my motherís guest room wishing I could just evaporate. I appealed to God …

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Paper Towel Junkie Intervention

I hate to admit it, but I was once a paper towel junkie. I blame it on genetics. My mom's side of the family. A kitchen without paper towels? Impossible! And the paper towel holder? A must-have …

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The Green Radio Revolution is Here

My dream... Green Diva Lynn Hasselberger is in this waking dream with me and the switch is turned ON and weíre like obsessed green divas running around with our green hair on fire, giggling and wri…

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If You Make Only One (More) Green Change

Recycling, composting, saving water, buying less, reusing more ... you could well feel that you are already working hard to save the planet. It might be difficult for you to think of even more ways to…

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10 Helpful Tips for Avoiding Electricity Bill Shock this Winter

Winter is coming, and so are higher electric bills ...†egads! Many have already noticed the increase in their electric bills, thanks to†rate changes at electric companies. As they do every year, th…

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NY Times Andrew Revkin On Sustainability (Plus His Great Guitar Performance!)

On Dot Earth for The New York Times, environmental journalist Andrew Revkin examines the efforts to balance human affairs with Earth's limits, tracking relevant developments "from suburbia to Siber…

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The Alarming Impact of Pesticides on Our Children’s Brains

In Plastic: A Toxic Love Story, journalist Susan Freinkel concludes that we have reached a crisis point---and that we're starting to realize our love affair with plastic isn't such a healthy one. In…

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12 Reclaimed Wood Problems & How to Fix Them

Reclaimed wood is a hot trend in household dťcor nowadays. And with good reason. This unique building material glows with a special aged patina. Wood cut from fully mature trees, as was the practice…

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Solar Shingles or Solar Panels: Which is Best for Your Home?

Harnessing the sun's rays produces a renewable, clean power source that can be converted to electricity by means of solar panels or roof shingles. Here's a fact sheet on these two methods to help y…

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