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Oklahoma Earthquakes & Fracking. Are They Related?

Oklahoma has now surpassed California in the number of earthquakes felt this year! Is the steep increase in Oklahoma earthquakes related to fracking? Or is it merely a coincidence? Here's what m…

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5 Things You Should Know About Your Drinking Water

"More than 99 percent of your body's molecules are water molecules, so water matters," says Gerald Pollack, Ph.D., water researcher and author of The Fourth Phase of Water: Beyond Solid, Liquid and Va…

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Love to Garden? Here’s Your May ‘To-Do’ List!

May is the month to get out in the garden! To help plan for the season, I've put together this guide---what to plant, harvest and care for during this month. Here in the northwest suburbs of Chicago,…

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Help Reduce Child Labor with Fair Trade Chocolate

Ah chocolate. One of life's glorious pleasures. But did you know the chocolate bar you're eating may have been produced with child slave labor? Yes, my friends, child slave labor in cocoa productio…

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Could the Loss of Net Neutrality Damage the Environmental Movement?

Could internet regulations suppress our voices? Or undermine our ability to read articles like this? First... what is net neutrality? It's the idea that no providers of legal Internet content should…

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More Than 50 Green Holidays (Besides Earth Month)

Written by Green Diva Lynn (aka Lynn Hasselberger) You've heard the phrase "Earth Day is Every Day." Or... Earth Month is every  month. It should be the case, right? With more than 50 green hol…

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3 WTF Environmental Stories–Just in Time for Earth Day!

With Earth Day right around the corner, I thought it would be fun to summarize a few of the latest (excuse my language) WTF environmental stories I stumbled upon this week. But don't worry---it's n…

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22 Freaky Facts About Plastic Pollution

We can't seem to escape plastic... it's everywhere. And we can't escape plastic pollution, either. Plastic is literally at my fingertips all day long. Plastic keyboard. Plastic framed computer…

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15 Plants You Can Grow to Help Save Bees

Spring is here! What better time to think about how to save the bees? We need those fuzzy, buzzy creatures---we have them (and other pollinators) to thank for a third of every bite we take! And …

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5 Reasons K-Cups Aren’t OK for the Environment

All-in-one coffee and filter things are a quick way to make just one cup. But these coffee pods---coffee's convenience craze of the century, otherwise known as "K-Cups"---are also a quick way to wr…

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