The number of pregnant women with Zika in the US just tripled

May 23, 2016 by  
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced on May 20th that the number of pregnant women in the US with Zika virus is now three times higher than previously thought. The cases have jumped from 48 to 157, although the agency claims that it’s aware of less than a dozen babies or fetuses who’ve actually suffered from birth defects due to the infection. However, since most of the pregnancies are ongoing, that number will likely climb. An additional 122 cases in pregnant women have also…

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The vegetarian at Niman Ranch and ‘the carnivore’s dilemma’

April 6, 2012 by  
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The wife of Bill Niman, the name that launched a revolution in human cattle farming, is a vegetarian. But she's quick to say that eating meat is not a sin, although the meat that most Americans eat is a travesty.

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At Davos, Debating the Myth or Reality of Green Growth

January 28, 2012 by  
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Unsurprisingly, growth is an issue that's front and center at the World Economic Forum in Davos this year. But although the rhetoric about the need for innovation and resource-constrained growth is steady, progress by any measure is falling short.

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Make a DIY Lavender Sachet

December 8, 2010 by  
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Photo: charlotte macey Lavender sachets are so lovely; they smell sweet and look nice in your drawer.

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Woman Has Used the Same Christmas Tree Every Year Since 1928

December 8, 2010 by  
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Photo: AMagill / CC In this age of consumerism , particularly around the holiday season, sometimes its easy to forget that the things we’ve used the longest often have the most value to us — but the virtues of reuse just seem come natural… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Jonathan Franzen Knows His Birds

December 7, 2010 by  
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Photo credit: / Creative Commons Jonathan Franzen’s latest novel Freedom has been lauded for it’s critique of middle-class American family life. There is another theme, however, that has slowly begun to attract attention: The place sustainability issues in pop culture…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Green Surprises at Apple’s Shareholder Meeting

February 25, 2010 by  
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Rather than the usual two-minute forum on green topics at Apple’s annual meeting, today’s gathering in Cupertino focused on environmental issues like never before — although the company still has a ways to go to prove its commitment to the planet.

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