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Ocean Pollution

******************** A survey of 200 sites in 20 countries around the world has found that bisphenol A, a synthetic compound that mimics estrogen and is linked to developmental disorders, is ubiquitous in Earth’s oceans. Bisphenol A, or BPA, is found mostly in shatter-proof plastics and epoxy resins. Most people have trace amounts in their bodies, […]

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Easy Ways to Go Green For Earth Day

Friday marks the 41st anniversary of Earth Day. Here are some great tips for going green. Do you want to “go green” and help the environment, but don’t really know where to start? You’ve probably heard all of the typical environmental tips: turn off the lights when you leave the room, don’t leave the water […]

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The History of Earth Day

By Senator Gaylord Nelson, Founder of Earth Day What was the purpose of Earth Day? How did it start? These are the questions I am most frequently asked. Actually, the idea for Earth Day evolved over a period of seven years starting in 1962. For several years, it had been troubling me that the state […]

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Green Faith: Religions Celebrate Earth Day 22 April 2011

Earth Day 2011 will be observed April 22 in over 175 countries around the world. Individuals and communities will unite in service projects, conservation efforts, and public rallies to raise awareness and coalesce support for protecting our planet’s precious resources. Earth Day reminds us to all take personal responsibility for the preservation and renewal of […]

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Adopt a New Paradigm this Earth Day (April 22nd)

A recent study found that Americans spend less than one hour a week outside and asserts that this is leading to all kinds of ailments, including increased levels of stress and illness, obesity, fatigue, and even ADHD. This is one reason why we are being encouraged to adopt a new paradigm this Earth Day April […]

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Reducing Your Carbon Footprint One Month at a Time

With all the Earth Day reminders on reducing your carbon footprint you might feel a bit overwhelmed as to how to make a 360-degree turn in a matter of days. Many of you have worked diligently to make sustainable changes in your surrounding environment. Then again, there are your family and friends who have no […]

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