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DIY Valentine's Day Cards For Kids
Green Lifestyle  (tags: family, home, holidays, kids crafts )

Chris
- 2038 days ago - lighterfootstep.com
Commercial Valentine's Day cards aren't expensive. But helping your kids make their own can teach them that holidays come from the heart, not the store.
Green Family Values: Baby Wearing
Health & Wellness  (tags: family, babies, children, parenting, baby-wearing )

Chris
- 2111 days ago - lighterfootstep.com
Motrin has angered parent groups with an allegedly insensitive commercial about baby wearing. But controversy won't slow the revival of this ancient practice. What's it all about?
Take the Ten Mile Pledge and Cut Your CO2
Green Lifestyle  (tags: green, greenliving, transportation, CO2emissions )

Chris
- 2160 days ago - lighterfootstep.com
Reducing your household's carbon footprint is all about making deliberate, progressive changes in your daily habits. Start with this simple challenge -- dropping 10 miles per week of driving and 500 pounds of carbon dioxide per year!
World Carfree Day: How to Bike to Work (Or Anywhere Else)
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, sustainable, Sustainabililty, transportation, bicycles )

Chris
- 2167 days ago - lighterfootstep.com
It's World Carfree Day. With soaring gasoline prices -- and a hint of autumn in the air -- there's never been a better time to start bicycling to work. Here's how to get rolling!
It's Time to Can the Green Gloating Over Fuel Prices
Environment  (tags: energy, oil, politics )

Chris
- 2251 days ago - chrisbaskind.com
Some environmentalists continue to cheer on rising oil prices even as people feel pain at the pump. But green gloating is the fast track to popular irrelevance.
SUNRGI's Coal-Killing Solar Body Slam
Environment  (tags: energy, Solar Power, coal )

Chris
- 2309 days ago - ecotechdaily.com
Ready for solar power that's as cheap to generate as coal? SUNRGI thinks they have the solution: Xtreme Concentrated Solar Photovoltaics. And it's ready for market.
An Earth Day Treat: Google Earth 4.3
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, globalwarming )

Chris
- 2322 days ago - ecotechdaily.com
Just in time for Earth Day: a fresh release of Google's popular free program Google Earth. New features include Street Level maps and improved 3D performance. Browse the world's most precious and endangered locations.
China's Freakshow Haicang Zoo
Animals  (tags: abused, AnimalCruelty, suffering, humans )

Chris
- 2363 days ago - snarfd.com
At China's notorious Haicang Zoo, lions are made to ride the backs of terrified horses and rare big cats are treated as circus freaks.
No, Daylight Savings Time Doesn't Save Energy
Environment  (tags: politics )

Chris
- 2364 days ago - snarfd.com
In the United States, it's already time to "spring forward" to Daylight Savings Time. But DST's presumed energy savings are a convenient illusion for politicians who should be addressing more fundamental issues. Here's why.
Save Paper and Energy With Holiday ECards
Green Lifestyle  (tags: green, greenliving, home, holidays )

Chris
- 2453 days ago - lighterfootstep.com
Little things count. And not onlly will switching to eCard holiday greetings this year save trees and energy -- you can leave them until the last minute without feeling guilty!
 
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