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5 Ways to Feast on a Sustainable Thanksgiving Meal

Someone wise recently pointed out to me that we use the holiday season as an excuse to do so many things that are bad for us. We spend too much, we eat too much, we get too busy, and we simply comp…

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Organic Food Debate: Pleasure Over Sustainability?

By Paula Alvarado, TreeHugger The quite misinterpreted study published in Annals of Internal Medicine signed by Stanford professionals kept bouncing in my head the past week. Not so much out of ann…

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CharitySub Supports Sustainable Fishing in September

We love seafood, but for one in five people on this planet, fish is their only source of protein. And for more than 100 threatened fish species in our rivers and oceans, their existence depends on cha…

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Green Hiking Tips

While most outdoor enthusiasts are familiar with the saying “Leave No Trace” and its “seven principles,” it might not be common knowledge for the recreational hiker. This concept highlights ways th…

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The Reluctant Environmentalist

By Monica Wilcox Sometimes, I could swear, the earth speaks. I was at my daughter’s swim meet timing with another mom when her 9-year-old daughter joined us. We had timed a few events when the g…

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Sustainable Shopping in San Carlos

I've been spending some time in San Carlos lately, and just last night, I discovered several green and sustainable shopping options: antiques, consignment, thrift and used. Downtown, on Laurel Avenue…

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Conservation Program Rewards Sustainable Farmers

By Jason Knapfel for DietsInReview.com Farming, the very lifeblood of human existence, can also ironically be a destructive force. If done improperly, farming can destroy soil and pollute air and w…

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Why Buy Local?

We’ve all seen the “Buy Local” signs popping up in stores around our towns, and most of us have a sense that it would be good to follow their advice. But do we really understand how crucial of a diffe…

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New Boy Scout Uniforms Will Be 100 Percent Recycled

New jerseys worn by young members of the Boy Scouts of America will be made from 100 percent recycled materials that are manufactured in the USA, according to an announcement by SustainU, a maker of s…

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Fish Conundrum

Let's talk about fish. Sustainable fish. The scourge of industrial meat, and its horrific implications for animal welfare, environmental protection and human health, have been dissected and exp…

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Megan Zehnder

Megan is an editor and producer for Care2's Healthy Living. Her main priorities are to live simply and build meaningful relationships with the people... more

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Mick, I've been saying that for years - a more woman-specific way. Thanks.