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13 Ethical, Green Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day

By | May 5, 2010 at 6:11 pm | No comments

Mother's Day is one of the few days out of the year reserved for appreciating the very person who is responsible for our earthly existence. She made you, labored through having you, cared for you, and has mostly likely grown into one of the most important people in your...

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The Erosion Beneath Our Feet

By | May 2, 2010 at 10:21 pm | 2 comments

Soil erosion is nothing new and has been happening for 450 million years. A naturally occurring process, wind and water work together as agents in wearing the soil away. It is only recently that rapid erosion of soil has started to move at a rate much faster than new soil...

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5 Things You Can Do for the Planet, Starting on Earth Day

By | April 22, 2010 at 10:09 pm | No comments

Photo by Insanity's Crescendo via flickr Today is Earth Day, but instead of focusing on what we can do for one day, why don't we look at what can be done indefinitely, starting now. What better day to start than Earth Day, right? Refuse the Use of Plastic Almost 1...

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The Garbage Vortex

By | April 21, 2010 at 8:46 pm | 4 comments

Photo by Midway Journey via flickr The 40th birthday of Earth Day is tomorrow and our earth, herself, is in far worse shape than she was when this idealistic day was named in her honor. One of the biggest contributors to her rapid decline is garbage. Or more specifically,...

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Climate Change to Blame for Record-Breaking Allergy Season

By | April 19, 2010 at 1:41 pm | No comments

Photo by OakleyOriginals via flickr Every year when seasonal pollination begins, people across the country find ways to cope with their allergies. However, this year coping methods that worked in years past seem to be inferior to the resilient elements working against...

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The Bottled Water Scam

By | April 16, 2010 at 2:27 am | 3 comments

Photo by Kirstea via flickr There is a misconception in society that bottled water is the only “good” water. The reality is that bottled water is often more tainted than tap water and creates large amounts of environmental waste. Industries behind bottled water would...

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Conscience Beauty

By | April 14, 2010 at 1:49 pm | One comment

Photo by Kammi Kat via flickr Beauty products are designed to do just what the title suggests-- to make us beautiful. Or at least feeling that way. But, often times the effects the ingredients have on the planet are so damaging, that it's ironic we consider them safe...

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Why Eating Organic is So Important

By | April 12, 2010 at 5:00 pm | 2 comments

The Organic Consumers Association recently released, "Shocking Reasons to Go Organic," highlighting key points on how a diet rich in organic foods can not only reduce the levels of atmospheric and digested toxins, but help heal the planet and save lives. Although...

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