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5 Solar Energy Myths You Shouldn’t Believe

Posted by on April 25, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 1 Comment
5 Solar Energy Myths You Shouldn’t Believe

Things have changed. This is not your mama’s solar. It’s time to let go of some of the false ideas you may hold about solar energy so you can embrace this growing form of sustainable energy.

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The Start of Justice: 3 Officials to be Tried for Flint Water Crisis

Posted by on April 25, 2016 in Environment with 5 Comments
The Start of Justice: 3 Officials to be Tried for Flint Water Crisis

Federal charges against three officials for falsifying documents and willfully ignoring the cries of the people of Flint, Michigan over water that was contaminated with lead 27 times the legal limit – will hopefully send Stephen Busch, Mike Prysby, and Mike Glasgow to a prison cell. The state’s attorney general, Bill Schuette, filed charges just hours ago against these likely criminals for their part in creating a severe public health problem that will cost billions to correct and has left thousands sick with lead-poisoning.

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10 Modern Eco Villages: Eye-Opening Sustainable Communities

10 Modern Eco Villages: Eye-Opening Sustainable Communities

Our eco-system isn’t just responsible for our physical sustenance and survival, in fact it is as an essential element in my spiritual journey of self-knowledge, health and wholeness.

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Canadian Government Cover-Up Threatens Health, and the Entire Ecosystem

Canadian Government Cover-Up Threatens Health, and the Entire Ecosystem

The Canadian Government is covering up the decline in BC wild salmon due to fish viruses introduced by fish farms contaminating and destroying the wild fish. These are also in fish food being served to consumers as tested by government agencies.

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April 22 is Earth Day: the 2016 Theme is “Trees For the Earth”

Posted by on April 22, 2016 in Environment with 15 Comments
April 22 is Earth Day: the 2016 Theme is “Trees For the Earth”

Trees absorb excess and harmful CO2 from our atmosphere. In fact, in a single year, an acre of mature trees absorbs the same amount of CO2 produced by driving the average car 26,000 miles.

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150 World Leaders to Sign Paris Agreement on Earth Day

Posted by on April 21, 2016 in Environment with 14 Comments
150 World Leaders to Sign Paris Agreement on Earth Day

Read about the historical agreement that global leaders will sign in the name of a healthier planet on Earth Day, April 22, 2016

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Why Is Toxic Mercury In San Francisco Fog? Ocean Pollution Or Geoengineering?

Posted by on April 21, 2016 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Why Is Toxic Mercury In San Francisco Fog? Ocean Pollution Or Geoengineering?

Why does San Francisco’s fog have toxic mercury in it? Read this and get curious…

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These Six Environmental Heroes are Changing the World — Find Out How

Posted by on April 19, 2016 in Environment with 0 Comments
These Six Environmental Heroes are Changing the World — Find Out How

A young woman from inner city Baltimore; a Cambodian anti-logging activist; a subsistence farmer in Peru’s northern highlands; a grassroots Indigenous organizer in Tanzania; a Slovakian public interest lawyer; and a conservationist advocating for the endangered leatherback sea turtle in Puerto Rico – are this year’s Goldman Environmental prize winners.

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Recent Study Shows 10 Years of Fracking Has Been a ‘Nightmare’ for Our Environment

Posted by on April 18, 2016 in Environment with 9 Comments
Recent Study Shows 10 Years of Fracking Has Been a ‘Nightmare’ for Our Environment

10 years of fracking – and more operations opening all the time – despite the fact that it’s horrible for our environment. Read this and spread the word!

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Julia Roberts Taught Me More In This 2 Minute Video Than Anyone Else Has In My Entire Life

Posted by on April 13, 2016 in Environment with 34 Comments
Julia Roberts Taught Me More In This 2 Minute Video Than Anyone Else Has In My Entire Life

We need nature, she doesn’t need us. Eventually our relationship will degrade and she will not continue to support us.

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‘Unprecedented’ Youth Climate Case Against Government Moves Forward

Posted by on April 11, 2016 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 3 Comments
‘Unprecedented’ Youth Climate Case Against Government Moves Forward

The lawsuit, filed by 21 plaintiffs ages 8-19, states that the federal government is violating their right to life, liberty, and property, as well as their right to public trust resources, by enabling continued fossil fuel extraction and use.

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A New Study Proves Fracking Contaminates Groundwater

Posted by on April 9, 2016 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 11 Comments
A New Study Proves Fracking Contaminates Groundwater

The EPA tends to downplay the seriousness of the damage caused by fracking, and agencies have blinders on when it comes to local pollution and the health problems caused by the practice, according to Rob Jackson, an earth scientist at Stanford and co-author of the new study.

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Ecuador’s Indigenous Willing To Die To Defend Rainforest Against Oil Drilling

Posted by on April 8, 2016 in Environment with 23 Comments
Ecuador’s Indigenous Willing To Die To Defend Rainforest Against Oil Drilling

“For us, the conservation of nature, of Mother Earth, is very important. The new threats that the government is pushing will destroy this. This is what we’re defending here. Mother Earth. Here is our treasure, our life. Not only for us, for the entire world. So our future generations, your children, your children’s children, can live and breathe clean air.”

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Gruesome: Norway Uses Whale Meat to Feed Animals in the Fur Industry

Posted by on April 7, 2016 in Environment, Wildlife with 27 Comments
Gruesome: Norway Uses Whale Meat to Feed Animals in the Fur Industry

In 2014, more than 113 tons of whale meat was sold to the largest manufacturer of animal feed for the Norwegian fur industry. Read more…

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Innovative Dutch Company Fishes for Plastic and Turns It Into Boats to Fish for More Plastic

Posted by on April 5, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 5 Comments
Innovative Dutch Company Fishes for Plastic and Turns It Into Boats to Fish for More Plastic

Clearly the company called “Plastic Whales” lives and breathes the concept of recycling. Check out their fascinating story!

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