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My heart aches for the victims of this shooting and their families. J’ai le cœur gros pour les victimes de cette fusillade et lemurs familles.

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Turn the Key, Be Idle Free–Greener Car Practice

By Larraine Roulston: While preparations for the climate change talks and events get underway in Paris this December, there are a number of things citizens can do to help decrease the use of fossil fuels. By resolving to use our cars less frequently and not idle our engines, we will …

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Is Your Thyroid Making You Sick?

By Kim Robson: The thyroid gland is located in the base of the neck, just below the Adam’s apple and above the collarbones. Small and butterfly-shaped, the thyroid gland plays an important role in the body, influencing the function of the heart, brain, liver, kidneys and skin. Thyroid hormones affect …

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5 Easy Steps To Start Reducing Your Waste Today

By Fredrica Syren: My family and I have been on this green journey for a while and now, and just the other night my husband mentioned how we used to get our water in a big plastic container. Wow, it feels so strange to say that! Almost as though I …

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Ethical Wardrobes: Gratified World

By Amanda Wilkes: By no means am I the trendy, fashion forward, catwalk replicating fashionista that many trendsetters accomplish with ease. However, I do love a great outfit and appreciate a commendable closet. What I’ve learned is that keeping up with the latest fads is exhausting to both my wallet …

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What About Wheat in Gluten Free Foods?

By Emma Grace Fairchild: Many people have sensitivities, and avoid gluten in an attempt to prevent gastrointestinal issues and other health complaints. Others have chosen to remove gluten and wheat products for weight loss, to follow a paleo style diet, or for any number of other reasons. While everyone has …

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Getting Ready for Winter Composting

By Larraine Roulston: If you live in an area where cold nights have already nipped the night air, you may be thinking that you won’t be composting much longer. It is just as easy, however, to compost during the cold months as it is in the warmer weather. One of my neighbors …

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The Beauty of Fall

By Fredrica Syren a.k.a green mom: Fall has always been my favorite season. The time when everything bursts with its last beauty, as if nature had been saving up all year for the grand finale.” ― Lauren DeStefano, Wither Autumn is upon us, and treats us with crisp air and …

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