NASA Study Finds Even More Water on the Moon (100 Times More!)

May 31, 2011 by  
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Photo by Brian Wright It wasn’t long ago that scientists were saying the Earth’s moon may have more water than the Great Lakes . Now comes another study, also funded like the one last, by NASA, that says the moon may have 100 times as much water as previously thought

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How Fox News Manufactures, Spreads Anti-Climate Talking Points

May 31, 2011 by  
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One of the primary reasons that many Americans remain confused about climate change is that the cable news network that they get their news from actively works to keep them confused. It’s hardly a secret that Fox News sets and follows a politically motivated agenda — convincing folks climate change is a hoax is just one of its planks

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Recycling Rate for Metals is Way Too Low

May 31, 2011 by  
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Martin Lamonica over at CNET’s Green Tech has a good post about yet another environmental issue where progress is too slow: The recycling of metals, especially from end-of-life electronics. “Less than one third of about 60 metals had an end-of-life recycling rate over 50 percent and 34 elements had a recycling rate below 1 percent

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Long Commutes Kill People

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Photo credit: Wyscan via Flickr /CC BY Add this to Treehugger’s perennial pitch that denser, walkable neighborhoods are not only more sustainable, but lead to generally improved lives : Commuting literally kills you.

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Join Author and Animal Expert Dale Peterson for Live Discussion About His Latest Book

May 31, 2011 by  
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Renowned author and primate expert Dale Peterson is out with a new book that is likely to change not only how people view animals, but evolution and our own moral code, as well. The Moral Lives of Animals is a good read , and I spoke with Peterson about it earlier today, live on TreeHugger. …

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What Were You Doing at 15? Teen Set To Journey Across the Last Degree of the North Pole

March 27, 2010 by  
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Parker Liautaud with Vivian Westwood photo: GE’s ecomagination When I was 15 years old I thought the most important thing in the world was making the JV field hockey team and not getting any bad grades on my report card. But apparently 15 year old Parker Liautaud has better things to do, like being one of the youngest kids ever to ski the Last Degree of the North Pole . Parker will attempt the mega-expedition all in an effort to engage young adults to take a stand for the planet…

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