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Save the Environment by Wearing a Pair of Jeans

Save the Environment by Wearing a Pair of Jeans

Just about everyone would like to make a contribution to help out the environment in every small way they can. For most people, this simply means throwing that empty cereal box in the recycling bin instead [...]

Apple Rated Poorly For Its Massive Energy Use

Apple Rated Poorly For Its Massive Energy Use

Large corporations often own many factories and warehouses from which their products are produced. This means consumption of energy, and lots of it. Greenpeace has been keeping tabs on mega corporations and grading them based on [...]

Erin Brokovich? No. Heany!

Erin Brokovich? No. Heany!

“It’s kind of fortunate we have the same name,” Erin Heaney said of Erin Brockovich. Then Heaney described the biggest obstacles of her environmental work, her kinship with Brockovich seems to reach beyond the surface: “There’s [...]

New Oil Sands Ad

New Oil Sands Ad

A campaign designed to re-brand Canada’s oil sands as an ethical alternative to fuel from states with questionable human rights records was scheduled to take to the airwaves on Sunday along with a number of television [...]

Daryl Hannah Arrested at Tar Sands Action

Actress Daryl Hannah joined more than 500 people who have been arrested since August 20 for a sit-in protest outside the White House. The movie star was one of nearly 100 people were arrested last Tuesday [...]

Save the bag Coalition

According to the California Supreme Court Manhattan Beach is permitted to ban retailers from using plastic bags without the prerequisite of going through a lengthy environmental study on the benefits and increasing practice of using paper [...]

Let the Dead Sea Live

Let the Dead Sea Live

The water level in the Dead Sea is dropping nearly 4 feet (1.2 meters) per year. Israel is campaigning to have the Dead Sea – the earth’s lowest point and repository of precious minerals – named [...]

The Problem with Camels

Recently, the Australian government proposed that killing camels should be an officially recognized means of reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The country down under has the world’s largest wild camel population; an estimated 1.2 million – and [...]

Eco Contraceptives

There are a plethora of environmental concerns pertaining to a number of contraceptives, especially ones containing hormones. For instance, with sex hormones being detected in the drinking water of nearly 41 million Americans, prescription drug pollution [...]

Governor Paterson of New York is not Fracking Around Anymore

Environmental groups celebrated when Governor David Paterson directed a seven-month moratorium on natural gas drilling sites in New York; however, environmentalists feel that this still isn’t good enough. The outgoing governor, a Democrat, vetoed a bill [...]