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Courtesy of the Department of Energy When choosing a contractor, ask about their work record, experience, and licenses, and get more than one bid for the installation of your PV system. | Photo courtesy of Dennis Schroeder, NREL. Making sure your home solar electric or photovoltaic (PV)...

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Courtesy of Planet Natural If it’s getting cold and you have tomatoes still ripening on the vine — save your tomatoes! Pull the plants up and bring them inside to a warm dry place. Hang them up, and the tomatoes will ripen on the vine. Keep garden...

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Fast Company -Mark Borden, Jeff Chu, Charles Fishman, Michael A. Prospero, and Danielle Sacks Half-a-hundred options for cleaning up your business, from the universal (catch that rainwater!) to the specific (lose the plastic bowls!). Mix, match—join in. Imagine asking today how the Internet affects business. It's an...

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Courtesy of wikiHow Becoming more energy efficient isn't just for those of us who want to save the environment. Being energy efficient can really help your wallet. Whether it's something as big as installing solar panels, or something as small as turning off the lights, when...

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Nika Knight, Common Dreams | March 17, 2016 9:43 am | Comments Another member of Berta Cáceres’ Indigenous rights group was brutally murdered by unidentified assailants on Tuesday, following a violent eviction of Indigenous people from their land. Nelson Garcia, a father of five and community leader, was shot four times in the...

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By ANDREW C. REVKIN MARCH 15, 2016 2:43 PM March 15, 2016 Two scenes from a virtual-reality “ride” that takes viewers into the realm of whales, fish and sonic and plastic pollution.Credit Dell On a weekend visit to South by Southwest, the annual Austin festival focused on the intersection of ideas, technology, music and...

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John Tozzi March 15, 2016 The lead in the water in Flint, Mich., is a devastating reminder of how closely human health is intertwined with the environment. While the Flint crisis may be an egregious example of cruelty and neglect, the damaging consequences of a broken environment are all around...

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Few reports identified health risks to public March 10, 2016 American University A new analysis finds that US news media coverage following the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in Japan minimized health risks to the general population. Five years after the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in Japan, the...

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March 10, 2016 Manure from farm stables can promote genes in bacteria that help make them resistant to antibiotics, shows new study. By: Anne Ringgaard You may think that livestock manure is better for the environment and for us than artificial fertilisers. But this may not be the...

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Post by Newsroom - Nov 07, 2015 Fish and now Crabs off California, too radioactive to eat Just 1 week after this web site broke news of Fukushima radiation in fish & seafood, California officials have cancelled commercial crab season "indefinitely" citing "protection of the public health." Yet...

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