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Delicious India-Inspired Vegetable and Potato Cutlets

We're in the monsoon season here in India, and every other day, fritters, cutlets and kebabs roll out of our kitchens. Best enjoyed with mint chutney and masala chai, these treats offset the coolness …

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India Will Plant 2 Billion Trees Along Highways, Creating Jobs For 300,000 Youths

The rest of the world should plant more trees too. India's Rural Development Ministry has decided to try to tackle two problems at the same time: Youth unemployment and bad air quality. It has unveil…

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Why Buy Organic Cotton?

Cotton has really great marketing behind it, but conventional cotton has some dirty secrets. I'm sure you guys have all seen those "Fabric of Our Lives" ad campaigns, featuring happy people snugglin…

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6 Most Peaceful Places in India

As the editor of a travel magazine, I often meet men and women from other lands who come to India in search of the exotic, the mystic, and perhaps above all, peace. I observe that a great many travele…

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A Heartbreaking Conversation With a Housemaid

She began working for me as a kitchen maid five days ago. "What is your name," I asked her. "I have two," she said. "One is the name my parents gave me, the other is what my in-laws gave me. Which one…

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Salmonella in Your Spice Rack?

In the past there have been rampant salmonella outbreaks in lettuce, sprouts, and even peanut butter, but now it’s time to be wary of a surprising source -- your spice rack. In a recently published st…

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Good Vibrations: A Five-Step Sound Practice to Quiet the Mind

In Ayurveda, simple daily practices, called dinacharya, attend to the five sense organs—eyes, ears, nose, tongue and skin—the way we take in the world. Just as the foods we eat, the air we breathe,…

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6 Holiday Traditions Around the World

  We may think of the Holiday season as all Santa Claus and decorated trees, but elsewhere, that's not quite the case. Click through to learn about holiday traditions across the globe. Does…

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Is This Unusual Green Burial Option Making a Comeback?

By Sami Grover, TreeHugger From composting your corpse to a woodland burial, we've seen plenty of ways to reduce the footprint of your final resting place. But one practice has always struck me …

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If 7 Billion People Lived Like… (Infographic)

By Michael Graham Richard, TreeHugger Tim de Chant has created a great infographic that shows the ecological footprint that would be used if the whole world's population (estimated at 7 billion) l…

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