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What the Frack? What is Fracking & the Facts You Should Know

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UPDATED June 14th, 2018 Can you answer the question: What is fracking? Although most of us have heard of fracking and know it has something to do with oil and natural gas, that's about as deep as our understanding goes. As fracking in the…

10 Key Things to Know About Planting Fruit Trees

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Updated April 27, 2018 Even if you don't have a green thumb, planting fruit trees is surprisingly easy—as long as you do a little homework—and the numerous benefits make it well worth the effort. Planting a mini backyard orchard can be…

Mother of Mothers: The Origins of Earth Day

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April 22, 2018 marks the 48th anniversary of Earth Day. In 1970, as many as 20 million Americans joined demonstrations to raise awareness about environmental issues across the country. In 2015, over one billion people worldwide are expected…

How to Make a Jewelry Holder from Natural Elements

  UPDATED January 12th, 2018 No matter how many jewelry holders I have, it seems I can never fit all of my jewelry on them. That’s not to say I have a lot of it, much less a lot of expensive gems—although that would be nice.…

8 DIY Projects: Garbage Upcycling Genius

UPDATED November 16th, 2017 1. LIGHT BULB VASES Light bulbs come, outgrow their usefulness, and go, but these DIY light bulb vases are an amazing way to insure that they stick around—whether its as a decoration for your backyard, front…

8 Meaningful Earth Day Activities

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Earth Day is around the corner—it’s on Friday, April 22nd this year—and while it would be amazing if we all respected and honored earth every day of the year, sometimes we need a little reminder to focus on our environment and do what…

From Cage-Free to Grass-Fed: Your Go-To Guide to Eating Right

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Eating right means more than sticking to a healthy, well-rounded diet; it's also about choosing produce that is kind to the environment and to animals whenever possible. Obviously poultry and red meat are the least environmentally and animal-friendly…

20 Honeymoon Ideas for the Eco-Couple

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If you prefer connecting with people to shopping for souvenirs and waiting in long lines at tourist attractions, an eco honeymoon may be right for you. The International Ecotourism Society (TIES), defines ecotourism as: Responsible travel…

Flower Power: How to Spruce Up Your Space with Fresh Floral Arrangements

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Bored with the way your house or office space looks these days and feeling down about it? So sprint to your nearest florist and buy some fresh floral arrangements and blooms to brighten things up. Studies have shown that having flowers in…