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Clean Coal: Oxymoron of the Century
NEWS
Feature from Justin Gammill
Last week we published an article on Nuclear power, and boy did the sparks fly … Good. Our intentions are always to objectively present the information and start a conversation, even on a subject as touchy as nuclear power. Many ...

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Improperly discarded fishing line can be deadly to birds and marine life. To reduce the damage, a Louisiana town is launching the state's first fishing line recycling program. Photo: Flickr/Robin Miller Photography - westcoastrobin
NEWS
News from Mary Mazzoni
In an effort to eliminate the damage that discarded monofilament fishing line can cause to birds, marine life and the environment, a Louisiana town is launching the state's first fishing line recycling program.

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Statue of Teddy Roosevelt. Photo: Flickr/Ian Sane
H&G
Blog from Donna DeForbes
Presidents Roosevelt, Nixon, Carter and Obama can be credited with many great achievements. Discover their simple eco messages that we can incorporate into our family on a daily basis.

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Three vessels are currently cleaning Guanabara Bay in Rio de Janeiro. Photo: Flickr/Charlie Phillips
News from Wendy Angel
Boats in Rio de Janeiro’s Guanabara Bay are cleaning up garbage in the area’s notoriously polluted waterways in preparation for the 2016 Olympic Games.

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Boston University. Photo: Flickr/drummerchris
Feature from Mary Mazzoni
A Boston University program proves that — thanks in part to the ever-expanding portfolio of nontoxic cleaning alternatives — keeping large buildings clean and well-maintained does not require a huge carbon footprint.

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Litter Museum HP
A&E
Quick Bit from Mary Mazzoni
The virtual Museum of Litter features artwork made with collected litter in an effort to draw attention to the problem as well as to fund education and awareness campaigns to stop it in its tracks.

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The gift of a tree can make a big difference in the ecosystems that need them. Photo: Flickr/alexindigo
NEWS
List from Mary Mazzoni
With this handy list of resources, you could plant a tree in a deforested or at-risk area of the globe with less than $10 and a few clicks on the Web.

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Photo: Isidore Electronics Recycling
Feature from Mary Mazzoni
Isidore Electronics Recycling provides e-waste recycling services and an employment program for previously incarcerated Angelenos who face barriers to employment.

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For the look you love with less environmental impact, find a salon that uses nontoxic color. Photo: Shutterstock
Feature from Mary Mazzoni
You don't have to stop coloring your hair to keep yourself and the environment safe. Here's a look at some boxed dyes and salon brands that can help you achieve the color you crave.

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Richie Sowa built Joysxee Island out of more than 100,000 plastic bottles. Photo: Joysxee.wix
NEWS
Feature from Paula Felps
Some forward-thinking problem-solvers are creating inhabitable artificial islands from plastic waste in our oceans. The plans are radical and ambitious — but logical, too.

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E-waste is a leading cause of 23% of deaths in developing countries. Photo: Shutterstock.
News from Megan Malone
According to a recent report by the BBC, e-waste pollution is causing severe health concerns for millions of people around the world, mostly in the third-world countries of Africa, Europe and Asia.

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Coca-Cola Americas President Steve Cahillane (left) and Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced a new public-private partnership between the USDA and Coke on Midewin Tallgrass Prairie in Illinois earlier this fall. Photo: Coca-Cola Company
News from Mary Mazzoni
The Department of Agriculture and Coca-Cola have teamed up in a public-private partnership to restore and protect damaged watersheds in the National Forest System.

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