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Impact of Global Warming on Human Health 

By Larraine Roulston:  For decades scientists have been aware that human health will be affected by climate change. During the 1980s, both Time Magazine and National Geographic featured special issues related to our ailing planet. Sadly, it has taken until now for politicians to wake up to this reality and share widely …

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Cowspiracy — The Sustainable Secret

By Fredrica Syren:  Last week I went to a talk by Kip Andersen, the filmmaker behind the controversial documentary Cowspiracy. This movie is the first of its kind and a real eye opener, documenting how, of all the different businesses around the world, factory farming is the number one most …

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Has Your Seafood Been Caught by Slaves?

By Amanda Wilkes: If you buy or have bought seafood from your local grocery chain, or have eaten it at your favorite fish house, then you most likely have eaten seafood caught by slaves. Unfortunately, until now there has been no way of knowing which is “clean” fish (fish not …

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Eco-friendly Vacation–Traveling Green this Summer

By Amanda Wilkes: No matter where your destination might be, you can make a difference in the environmental impact that you make while traveling. Half the battle in green travel is done before you even leave your house! With nearly 1 billion people traveling the globe each year, it is …

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30 Years After Disaster, Life Is Growing in Chernobyl

By Fredrica Syren: I remember it as if it were yesterday — the Chernobyl accident. The accident the world still talks about…30 years later. I was a child in Sweden when suddenly all the adults were talking about the nuclear power plant in Pripyat. On April 26, 1986, Ukraine had …

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Impact of Global Warming on Human Health 

By Larraine Roulston: For decades scientists have been aware that human health will be affected by climate change. During the 1980s, both Time Magazine and National Geographic featured special issues related to our ailing planet. Sadly, it has taken until now for politicians to wake up to this reality and share widely …

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I Do….Green Wedding Days Ahead

By Larraine Roulston: Eco-friendly weddings are those where the bride and groom embrace their day with the lowest possible carbon footprint. One of the first decisions to make is the date and location. Although destination weddings sound luxurious, they come with a heavy carbon footprint by compelling everyone who attends …

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Why Organic Clothes

Why should we choose organic clothes for our children? Pesticides used in conventional cotton farming is the most dangerous chemicals: at least five of them are known to cause cancer. Babies’ skin is very delicate and very sensitive. It absorbs toxins and chemicals like pesticides and synthetic colors into the …

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Eco-Friendly Birthday Gifts 

By Larraine Roulston: Giving and receiving birthday gifts have become part of our culture. Even if you are not in need of anything, you still might receive a present on your big day. As for myself, I am decluttering and desire only a phone call from each of my children; …

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