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Is The Ozone Hole Contributing To Global Warming?

Is The Ozone Hole Contributing To Global Warming?

Thatcher Michelsen August 13, 2013 0

A new study published in the academic journal Geophysical Research Letters has concluded that the hole in the ozone layer, situated above the Antarctic, may be contributing to climate change

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Can Bioplastics Become Commercially Viable?

Can Bioplastics Become Commercially Viable?

Thatcher Michelsen August 12, 2013 0

One of the more promising new innovations in the environmentally friendly products industry is bioplastics, which are synthesized naturally from microbes rather than from petroleum

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Recent Wildfires Reinforce The Need To Address Climate Change

Recent Wildfires Reinforce The Need To Address Climate Change

Thatcher Michelsen August 9, 2013 0

Many people still think about climate change and global warming as events that will happen many years from now and that the consequences of reliance on fossil fuels won't be felt for decades to

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Will Lab-Grown Meat Replace The Real Thing?

Will Lab-Grown Meat Replace The Real Thing?

Thatcher Michelsen August 8, 2013 0

Recently, a small group of food critics was given the opportunity to try a hamburger patty made from meat grown in a laboratory, rather than from a dead cow

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Green Building Practices For Home Construction

Green Building Practices For Home Construction

Thatcher Michelsen August 7, 2013 5

In recent years, construction of new homes has begun to pick up again as the national economy recovers from the Great Recession

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Eco-Friendly Cleaning Solutions For Tile And Floors

Eco-Friendly Cleaning Solutions For Tile And Floors

Thatcher Michelsen August 6, 2013 2

For many families, summer is the time to head to the beach, park, mountains or other recreational area and have lots of fun in the warm weather, soaking up the sun

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Get Rid Of Mosquitoes With These Eco-Friendly Candles

Get Rid Of Mosquitoes With These Eco-Friendly Candles

Thatcher Michelsen August 5, 2013 2

If you live in a humid area close to a body of water, you're probably spending many of your mornings and evenings dealing with swarms of mosquitoes that are feasting on your arms and

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New FDA Guidelines To Improve Safety Of Imported Foods

New FDA Guidelines To Improve Safety Of Imported Foods

Thatcher Michelsen August 5, 2013 0

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has proposed stricter guidelines for ensuring the safety of imported food

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New GMO Oranges Show The Advantages And Drawbacks of Genetically Modified Crops

New GMO Oranges Show The Advantages And Drawbacks of Genetically Modified Crops

Thatcher Michelsen August 2, 2013 0

The orange industry in Florida has been experiencing a growing crisis over the last few years, as a disease has been spreading through orchards that causes the fruit to sour and turn green before

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Single Serving Coffee Convenient, But Environmentally Costly

Single Serving Coffee Convenient, But Environmentally Costly

Thatcher Michelsen August 1, 2013 0

Over the last several years, one of the trends sweeping the coffee industry has been the advent of single-serving coffee machines and products, best exemplified by Keurig, the brand of coffeemakers that lets users

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