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Buy Eco-Friendly Gifts This Holiday Season

Buy Eco-Friendly Gifts This Holiday Season

Thatcher Michelsen November 22, 2013 0

With Hanukkah and Christmas just around the corner, shoppers have begun the holiday season by purchasing gifts for their loved ones

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Are Bicyclist Protections Strong Enough?

Are Bicyclist Protections Strong Enough?

Thatcher Michelsen November 15, 2013 0

Bicycles are terrific green vehicles, so it would make sense for municipalities to encourage as many citizens as possible to leave their car at home and purchase a bicycle instead for daily commuting and

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Aquaponics Solves Problem Of Shorter Seasons

Aquaponics Solves Problem Of Shorter Seasons

Thatcher Michelsen November 11, 2013 1

As part of an effort to raise student consciousness about aquaponics and sustainable agriculture, a Michigan Technological University (MTU) researcher has developed and constructed a system on campus that is providing food for the

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Two Pesticides Linked To Gynecological Disorders

Two Pesticides Linked To Gynecological Disorders

Thatcher Michelsen November 7, 2013 0

A new study draws a link between exposure to two pesticides and gynecological disorders in women

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The Case For Linoleum

The Case For Linoleum

Thatcher Michelsen October 22, 2013 0

In the past we've talked about how cork flooring presents one of the best alternatives to conventional flooring materials for homeowners devoted to green living

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What Can Groningen Teach Us About Creating Bike-Friendly Cities?

What Can Groningen Teach Us About Creating Bike-Friendly Cities?

Thatcher Michelsen October 17, 2013 2

In recent years, U.S. cities have made great strides in creating bike-friendly infrastructure that encourages residents to leave their car at home and travel everywhere by bike, one of the best ways to save

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Old CDs Can Be Used For Water Purification

Old CDs Can Be Used For Water Purification

Thatcher Michelsen October 7, 2013 0

Scientists at the National Taiwan University, National Applied Research Laboratories in Taiwan, and the Research Center for Applied Sciences in Taiwan have developed a system that uses old optical discs, such as CDs and

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The Promise Of Rooftop Farms

The Promise Of Rooftop Farms

Thatcher Michelsen September 27, 2013 0

Rooftop farming continues to grow in popularity, as residents of crowded cities with high rents who want to have local farms have been able to realize this dream by occupying the otherwise empty rooftops

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Can The World Run On Renewable Energy Within 20-40 Years?

Can The World Run On Renewable Energy Within 20-40 Years?

Thatcher Michelsen September 24, 2013 0

One of the perceptions of renewable energy that environmental advocates often work to eliminate is that technologies like solar, wind and other forms of clean power are prohibitively expensive

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Expiration Dates On Food Labels Leading To Waste

Expiration Dates On Food Labels Leading To Waste

Thatcher Michelsen September 23, 2013 0

Most Americans judge the freshness of food not by tasting or sniffing it, but by looking at the expiration or "sell by" date printed on the packaging

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