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How to Make Sense of Sustainable Coffee Labels

Based on the lines outside Starbucks and Caribou Coffee alone, it seems like everyone in the U.S. loves coffee. A 2013 study found that an average of 85 percent of the U.S. population has at least …

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The Sacred Science: Healing in the Amazon – DVD Giveaway!

We are giving away a copy of the documentary The Sacred Science, produced by Nick Polizzi. You can watch the trailer above, and check out an article by the author below. Then, if your interest is …

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Mysterious New Stick Insect Discovered that Sprays Like a Skunk

By Bryan Nelson, Animal Planet A new species of stick insect has been discovered that is so mysterious and unusual that scientists have given it its own genus, Conlephasma, and the species name o…

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Norway Cuts Palm Oil Consumption 64% in One Year

By Michael Graham Richard, TreeHugger Kudos to Regnskogfondet! An Example for the Whole World As we've written a lot about before, growing palm oil in the way that the biggest producers of it…

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Protecting Peru’s Tropical Rainforest

Peru has the fourth-largest area of tropical rainforest in the world, but it is also vulnerable to illegal logging - losing up to a million hectares in the past decade. Six reserves have now been set …

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Amazonian Tribe’s Home Being Destroyed by Logging

Undercover investigators filmed loggers taking huge tree trunks out of the territory of the world’s most threatened tribe. Photo Credit: Threat to Democracy via Flickr. Science News by NewsLook …

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Restoring Paradise in Costa Rica

Last month my kids and I were fortunate to spend two weeks at Rancho Margot, a self-sufficient farm, resort and education center in Costa Rica’s Arenal District. Once a barren wasteland destroyed (lik…

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10 Rainforest Creatures That Defy Imagination

By Ali Berman, ecorazzi Ecorazzi’s Rainforest Editorial Series is brought to you by Hello Green Tomorrow, the Avon Product Inc. campaign to plant a future and help end deforestation. While…

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Corporations Going Green

I often check in with twitter in the morning for my green news, and most of the time it's about what needs to be done (or nowadays, about the unfolding devastation in Japan) or what animals need to be…

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Hearing Loss Awareness in the Amazon Rainforest

By Jo Piazza, Tonic Imagine going through high school and never being able to hear someone whispering in your ear, or whispering about you for that matter. Or being a middle-schooler with a v…

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