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Greener Washing Machines: Look for Energy- & Water Efficiency

The next time your washing machine or tumble dryer gives up the ghost and you go on search for a replacement, why not find a machine that will help you reduce your utility bills and conserve water and natural resources at the same time?  Here’s what you should know to get started with finding a […]

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Invasive Species: Guilty Until Proven Innocent?

A famous person once observed that the signature of a civilized mind is the ability to hold two seemingly contradictory ideas in one’s head at the same time. This is exactly what conservation must learn to do when it comes to introduced (or what we often call “non-native” or “invasive”) species. Conservation orthodoxy has it […]

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Can organic agriculture survive a depressed economy?

Eco-friendly, organic agriculture can both improve livelihoods across the globe and help protect the planet’s natural resources; harnessing untapped potential for helping farmers and consumers alike build resilience to food price shocks, climate change, and water scarcity. So what’s stopping it? What exactly is “organic agriculture?” According to The International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements […]

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Green Your Eating Habits

Celebrity chef Jodi-Ann Pearton shares her thoughts on greening your kitchen and eating green. There are many basic food items which each and every one of us use and purchase frequently – commodities such as bread, milk, eggs, just to name a few. A lot of money is spent every month and in general not […]

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China gives bleak assessment of its battered environment

More than half of China’s cities are affected by acid rain and one-sixth of major rivers are so polluted the water is unfit even for farmland, a senior official said on Friday in a bleak assessment of the environmental price of the country’s economic boom. The environmental degradation which has accompanied China’s breakneck growth has […]

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Healthy Water

Visit Ecovitality to read about eco-health and Sevenpointfive natural health supplements (good quality drinking water is one of Sevenpointfive’s core principles for acquiring and maintaining good health). “I’m well on my way to a much healthier me, thanks to all the information in Natural Medicine.  I was taking my supplements with two glasses of water […]

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Saudi Prince Worries We Might Find Alternatives to Oil

As the price of oil continues to rise amid political and social unrest in the Middle East, there’s one unlikely advocate for making fossil fuels cheaper — someone who stands to profit from the world’s addiction to oil — Saudi Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal. In a revealing interview with CNN, the grandson of the current […]

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Water Filter Types: Choose The Right One

After reading Water Filtration: What You Should Know and with your water quality test results in hand, you are in a position to choose what type of water filter system would be best suited for your needs. Here is a brief summary of some of the types of water filtration systems/methods that are available: Absorption/Filtration […]

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Water Filtration: What You Should Know

Bottled water is definitely out and tap water is in, but with concerns of traces of metals, pharmaceuticals and other chemical residues in our water supply, shouldn’t one be filtering? There is no perfect one-size-fits-all when it comes to choosing a water filter. You also first need to decide what you are wanting to remove […]

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