Earth911TV: What To Do With That Halloween Pumpkin

October 30, 2015 by  
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With Halloween approaching, it’s time to start thinking about what you want to do with your Jack O’Lantern and fun ways you can help your kids see that there are always opportunities to be a little more eco-friendly. Roast the Seeds This is an old…

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5 Steps to Successful Seed Saving

June 11, 2013 by  
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Home gardeners understand that growing your own fruits and vegetables comes with variety of benefits including buying less from the grocery store, knowing exactly where your food came from and generally being a little more self-sufficient. A great…

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Why Planting Trees on Farms Saves Lives

September 14, 2011 by  
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We already know that the world’s farms have more tree cover than believed , but a little more couldn’t hurt. The fact is that incorporating trees and perennial crops into food growing can be crucial way to fight drought and improve soil stability . Permaculture Magazine has a great article on the … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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A Few Reasons to Show Some Love for Bugs

September 7, 2010 by  
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Do a typical search on “insects” on an environmental website and you’ll mostly get results about green options to keep the buggers away. But there are reasons why we should have a little more compassion for our tiny fellow earth-dwellers (even if…

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How to Recycle a Metal Water Bottle

September 6, 2010 by  
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Did you switch to a metal water bottle to cut back on plastic waste or because of the potential health effects of a reusable plastic bottle? No matter how durable the bottle is, you’ll eventually need to dispose of it, and recycling is a…

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GOOD Introduces the Backyard Garden Project

April 6, 2010 by  
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Image credit: Good For apartment dwellers, it’s a common lament: The view out of the window is of little more than an empty dirt lot walled by other buildings.

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RAN Resurrects "Greenwash of the Week"

April 6, 2010 by  
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Rainforest Action Network has brought back its “Greenwash of the Week” videos, a series beloved by many–well, at least by me. This week’s greenwash video focused on Chevron, which RAN has been targeting through its ” We Can Change Chevron ” for the oil giant’s reckless negligence in Ecuador. The video, named “Chevron’s Solar Project Bulls#%t!,” calls out Chevron for its new ” Project Brightfield ” solar proj…

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New Information on Aging

January 28, 2010 by  
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Aging is a controversial topic.  On the one hand, we hate the thought of wrinkles and age spots, not to mention disease and decline.  But, let’s face it, we all want to get older because the alternative stinks. Since hitting 40 I have tried to embrace aging.  In general, I have always been of the “You are as old as you think you are” adage, but have noticed a few, albeit subtle, changes.  My once normal skin is getting drier (as is my hair) and there is a little more sagging and a few extra fine lines.  But really, do we want to look 25 (or 30) when we are 40 and up, or do we want to look healthy for our own age

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IBM Using Two of World’s Fastest Supercomputers to Develop Lithium Air Batteries

January 28, 2010 by  
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With a theoretical storage capacity more than 10 times higher than today’s best lithium-ion batteries, it’s no wonder lithium-air batteries are being touted as one of the types of batteries that could make electric cars truly mainstream. Now, as part of a US Department of Energy program to provide large amounts of supercomputer time to advance cutting edge, real world research, IBM scientists are partnering with government scientists from both Argonne and Oak Ridge National Laboratories to model and develop the materials needed to make lithium-air batteries a reality.

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Postal Service Could Get $2 Billion To Electrify 20,000 Vehicles

January 28, 2010 by  
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The United States Postal service is the second largest civilian employer in the country, after Wal-Mart. Over 650,000 are employed by the USPS, which utilizes some 260,000 vehicles. While 43,000 of these vehicles run on E85 fuel, they still manage to get an average of just 9 mpg.

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