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5 Amazing Inventions For a Thirsty Planet

5 Amazing Inventions For a Thirsty Planet

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted August 16th, 2017

Billions of people lack access to safe drinking water. These new inventions aim to fix that.

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Scientists Reveal How Smartphones Make Us Dumber

Scientists Reveal How Smartphones Make Us Dumber

By Stephanie Wood, Posted August 9th, 2017

Turning your phone off to avoid distraction may be futile because your brain still knows it’s there.

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Do We Still Need Fluoride in Our Drinking Water?

Do We Still Need Fluoride in Our Drinking Water?

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted July 26th, 2017

With mounting evidence that ingesting fluoride is harmful to human health, a case before the California court aims to end water fluoridation across the US.

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Electric Car Traveling 10,000 Miles in Mongol Car Rally

Electric Car Traveling 10,000 Miles in Mongol Car Rally

By Eartheasy, Posted July 20th, 2017

This couple is driving a plug-in car from UK to Russia to prove the time is right for electric vehicles.

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Top 5 Water Wasters in Your Home

Top 5 Water Wasters in Your Home

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted July 14th, 2017

A few tweaks to the biggest water consumers in your house could dramatically cut your water use.

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Scientists Found Lead in Baby Food. Is it Time to Make Your Own?

Scientists Found Lead in Baby Food. Is it Time to Make Your Own?

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted July 12th, 2017

Concerned about contaminants in baby food? Here are some tips and recipes to help.

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What Can Listening to Nature Teach Us?

What Can Listening to Nature Teach Us?

By Nicole Faires, Posted July 10th, 2017

When Bernie Krause began recording nature, he didn’t realize he was pioneering a new field of study that would reveal much more than sound.

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Is Your Sunscreen Safe?

Is Your Sunscreen Safe?

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted June 29th, 2017

Many sunscreens contain harmful ingredients and don’t protect you from skin cancer. Here’s what you need to know to safeguard your skin this summer.

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Foraging for Wild Teas: 9 Plants to Pick and Brew

Foraging for Wild Teas: 9 Plants to Pick and Brew

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted June 27th, 2017

If all your tea is oolong, you’re missing out on some amazing wild flavors from foraged teas.

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Is Your Fish Dinner on Prozac?

Is Your Fish Dinner on Prozac?

By Stephanie Wood, Posted June 23rd, 2017

Drugs in our drinking water are causing abnormalities in fish and concern in the scientific community. What does this mean for us?

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Germany is Proving Renewable Energy Can Power a Country

Germany is Proving Renewable Energy Can Power a Country

By Yaniv Vardi, Posted June 21st, 2017

With its ambitious transition to wind and solar electricity, Germany is cutting carbon while growing its economy.

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These 3 Snakes Are Your Garden’s Best Friends

These 3 Snakes Are Your Garden’s Best Friends

By Jessica Dawe, Posted June 19th, 2017

Snakes have powers worthy of any superhero. Here’s why you should welcome them into your landscape.

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7 Life Lessons Your Garden Can Teach You

7 Life Lessons Your Garden Can Teach You

By Nicole Faires, Posted June 16th, 2017

Dig a little deeper and you’ll find unexpected insight right in your garden.

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10 Incredibly Cool Composters

10 Incredibly Cool Composters

By Nicole Faires, Posted June 14th, 2017

These amazing composters turn garbage into gold—in some surprising ways.

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Edible Flowers: 10 Amazing Flowers You Can Eat

Edible Flowers: 10 Amazing Flowers You Can Eat

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted June 12th, 2017

In addition to smelling wonderful and looking gorgeous, a surprisingly large number of flowers are also edible.

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Spider Mites: How to Identify and Control Them Naturally

Spider Mites: How to Identify and Control Them Naturally

By Jessica Dawe, Posted June 6th, 2017

Protect your plants from these tiny pests using easy, inexpensive controls.

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Top 10 Greenhouse Gardening Mistakes

Top 10 Greenhouse Gardening Mistakes

By Nicole Faires, Posted June 2nd, 2017

Growing plants in a greenhouse requires balance and finesse.

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Cutting the Climate Impact of Beef

Cutting the Climate Impact of Beef

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted May 31st, 2017

Scientists looking for ways to lessen the impact of the 1.4 billion cows raised for meat and milk are making some interesting discoveries.

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Who’s at Work in Your Compost Pile?

Who’s at Work in Your Compost Pile?

By Jessica Dawe, Posted May 30th, 2017

Learn which creatures can help or hinder your compost pile.

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The Regenerative Farming Revolution: Eartheasy Speaks With Producer Lisa Heenan

The Regenerative Farming Revolution: Eartheasy Speaks With Producer Lisa Heenan

By Nicole Faires, Posted May 25th, 2017

TIME Magazine called him ‘the world’s most innovative farmer.’ Now Joel Salatin is showing the world how to tackle climate change.

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