Meet 9 badass women fighting climate change in cities

March 20, 2017 by  
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Women are more likely than men to suffer from the effects of a changing climate. These leaders are leaning in to ensure that doesn’t happen.

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What brands can learn from the growing impact of climate change

July 27, 2012 by  
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Whether it's a drought, heat wave or hurricane, the effects of climate change are beginning to hit home on an increasing level.

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Irene Aftermath: Testing Riverbeds and Streams For E. coli

September 3, 2011 by  
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Photo: wrakky Much of the effects of Irene have been felt after the Hurricane barreled through the East Coast . Scientists have been particularly concerned about water quality throughout areas hit hard by the storm. Federal officials are testing riverbeds and streams for E. coli and pesticides in the aftermath of a storm that did upwards of $3 billion in damag… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Attacking the Salt Problem

December 3, 2009 by  
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The British Medical Journal recently published an analysis on the effects of too much salt in our diets . According to their research, which looked at 13 studies from 1966 to 2008: Read more of this story »

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Four Fresh Perspectives On Holiday Food Traditions: Egg Rolls, Sour Dough Bread and Mocha Cake

December 3, 2009 by  
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Don’t call me Scrooge, but it took me till my thirties to confront the fact that I don’t honestly like most traditional holiday foods.  Gingerbread?  I’d prefer chocolate any day.  Eggnog?  Pour me a daiquiri.  And don’t get me started on fruitcake. During my childhood and for years after, guilt motivated my holiday food choices.  I felt compelled to please and fit the traditional cookie cutter mold, loading my plate with ethnic specialties from my Baltic roots that I couldn’t pronounce and smiled as well-intended relatives asked for confirmation. As I came of age into marriage and parenthood, motivated by the fact that my waistline clearly indicated I had a finite daily calorie count allotment, holiday priorities changed.   The more I wrote about and advocated within the food scene, I rekindled the celebratory side of food.  Eat to enjoy, share and make merry.  Not because your mother spent all day making Latvian blood sausage

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Taking Aim: First Wolf Hunt in 45 Years Expected In Sweden

December 3, 2009 by  
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For the first time in 45 years, a wolf hunt is expected to take place in Sweden. In October, the Swedish parliament made the decision to limit the wolf population to 210 animals and will issue hunting permits in areas where the wolves have reproduced in the past three years.

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