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8 Safe & Easy Ways to Use Aromatherapy at Home

Essential oils are a time-tested tool for healing a staggering number of discomforts ranging from muscle fatigue to depression. Delve into their wonderful world, and you could beat back day-to-day hea…

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‘Oily Mary’ Cocktail for Royal Dutch Shell

Friends of the Earth Netherlands has offered "Oily Mary" cocktails, containing polluted water from the Niger Delta, to Shell shareholders who were meeting near The Hague. The stunt was designed to for…

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Fish Without Eyes Found in Gulf of Mexico

  Blue crabs without claws. Shrimp, fish, and crabs without eyes. Fish with lesions. These are just some of the horrifying creatures fishermen and scientists have recently found in the Gulf of…

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How Our Addiction to Oil is Killing Dolphins

Dolphins are being killed in mass quantities in Peru, and this time the culprit isn't the Japanese taste dolphin meat... it's our collective hunger for oil. Since the beginning of the summer, nearl…

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Lucy Lawless Arrested in Greenpeace Action

Actress Lucy Lawless, along with six Greenpeace companions, was arrested and charged with burglary for taking part in a Greenpeace protest aboard Shell Oil exploration ship, the Noble Discoverer. S…

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Which Vegetables Are Healthier Cooked?

In response to my Care2 post #1 Anticancer Vegetable, there was a great question about whether it's better to eat garlic raw or cooked. It appears the secret to maintaining the anti-cancer effects of …

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Say Good-Bye To Oil (infographic)

Adéu, 再見, Näkemiin, Au revoir, Auf wiedersehen, Slán, Sayōnara, Adeus, Adiós, Hasta la vista, Adieu, Arrivederci, and in any other language…it’s time to say GOOD-BYE to non-renewabl…

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96% of Oil Violations Unpunished

A study of 80,000 violations for gas and oil drillers shows that no penalties or fines were levied on 96 percent of them in the state of Texas. If you are wondering why this matters because it is only…

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The Truth About Coconut Oil

You've no doubt noticed that for about the last 60 years the majority of health care officials and the media have been telling you saturated fats are bad for your health and lead to a host of nega…

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A Father’s Day Conversation: What Happened To Renewable Energy?

After reading Laurie David’s inspiring, informative, and thoroughly enjoyable new book, The Family Dinner, it validated the importance of engaging in family dinnertime discussions. My nest is mostl…

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