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5 Things to do for Earth Day

5 Things to do for Earth Day

For over 40 years now, Earth Day has been a day for both celebration and learning, to raise awareness of the issues our planet is facing from pollution, climate change, deforestation and species loss. Recycling, driving less, etc have been classic Earth Day suggestions, but here are 5 new things

Posted byon04.22.2011in@ Green Geek, DIY Projects, Energy, Society

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What is the greenest option for paper?

What is the greenest option for paper?

Recently I came across an article discussing the green merits of recycled paper vs. virgin paper produced from managed forests, but that raised the question of why we are still using trees for paper at all. Becky's post, over at Green Upgrader, asks "Is Recycled Paper the Greenest Option?" an

Posted byon01.25.2011in@ Green Geek

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Green issues in 2010

Green issues in 2010

2010 has seen a wide range of events that had far-reaching environmental impacts. Here's a brief look at a few of the things that happened in the past 12 months, both good and bad. The year started out on a low note, with the failure of the Copenhagen summit, and soon afterwards received anot

Posted byon12.31.2010in@ Green Geek

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Ocean Acidification, the other carbon problem

Ocean Acidification, the other carbon problem

While much of the attention on the effects of climate change have been on our atmosphere, the Earth's oceans are also being affected in a dramatic way; one that we're just beginning to understand. Ocean acidification is a serious threat that cannot be overlooked any longer. This post is part

Posted byon10.15.2010in@ Green Geek

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