Earth and Environment

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S.H.O.P. for Earth Day

Calypso Studios, an eco-fashion company based in Richmond, Virginia, recently launched their new line of eco-friendly S.H.O.P Totes. With over 500 billion plastic bags used annually, the unique S.H.O.P. (Start...
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Report: PETA kills pets

According to a report released Thursday by the nonprofit Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF), People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) killed 95 percent of the adoptable pets in its care during 2008. ...
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Litter driving consumerism

Picture yourself walking down the street on your way to work. As you are walking, you suddenly see an empty Starbucks cup in the gutter. The site of a dirty cup may not be pleasant, but the thought of hot,...
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Too late to save our coasts?

So here's the general opinion. Once the human race (that is you and I) stops polluting the earth and saves energy, the effects of global warming will stop and slowly begin to reverse, hopefully so soon that close, future generations will have the right (since it is a right not a privilege to enjoy the world) to bask in the glory of all earth has to offer, in normal climate and normal circumstances.
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Polyvinyl Chloride and you

There is a social black cloud surrounding the use of polyvinyl chloride (PVC), a type of plastic used to make everyday products. When produced or burned, PVC releases several toxins into the air, which can pote...
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Most memorable of 2008

Complying a list of what made 2008 so special is pretty tough. You have a world view, a local view, perspectives on certain sectors of human interests, and analysis that favor a new trend. So much goes into 200...
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Saving the environment – trend or passion?

Countless teenagers all over the globe do their part to aid Earth’s ailing environment. They take shorter showers, walk instead of drive and sometimes even sit in total darkness for a full hour. But what compels them to do such things?
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EarthTalk: Water shortage? Lead toys?

Dear EarthTalk: I saw a cover line on a magazine that said, "The next world war will be over water." Tell me we're not really running out of water!‚ -- Nell Fox, Seattle, WA‚  Today fully one-sixth of the wo...
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Camera ready

Love to take pictures? Have a knack for adventure? Ever wanted to be in a National Geographic-like trip? If you answered yes to any of these questios, get your camera ready and submit those images to win a once...
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Sea Bags

The word "recycle" gets tossed around a lot in modern society, but one company has looked beyond the blue bin in your driveway to create a fabulous green fashion statement. Sea Bags are an excellent example ...