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Move Over USA, Mexico is Now the Fattest

For the past decade or so, the United States was typified as a country of excess and indulgence. This sort of characterization appealed to many until it started to show along our waistline. For years …

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World Groups Encourage Governments To Utilize Rainwater

In case you weren't aware, March 20-26 is World Water Week, and all week long, people have been writing blog posts and organizing events to help inform others about issues of water availability, conta…

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UN Calls to Reverse Man-Made Extinction

The world must act now to prevent the rapid loss of animal and plant species that allow humans to exist, warned the UN at the beginning of the United Nation's Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) …

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8 Reasons To Rock-On With Meat-Free Monday (with Paul McCartney and Gwyneth Paltrow)

I don't generally get star struck, and food is not one of my writing niches, as the cook in the 'ol EcoNest is my husband, but when a Beatle and an Oscar-winning actress get involved in something I …

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