Why our brains love the ocean:...

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[Translate] Since time immemorial, humans have been captivated by water. And the reasons go beyond evolution Wallace J. Nichols ...

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To Measure Summer Smog, Plant ...

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[Translate] 07/21/2014 by Jared Green Community Radio of Northern California asks: “What if you could look at the plants in your...

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The Senate flunks basic biolog...

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[Translate] Specious arguments against the Women’s Health Protection Act reveal how misinformed Congress truly is Andrea Flynn,...

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California Halts Injection of ...

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[Translate] ProPublica / By Abrahm Lustgarten  via ALTERNET COMMENT NOW! State’s drought has forced farmers to rely on groundwater,...

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Beyond Obamacare: Health Care ...

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[Translate] Image by Vermont Workers’ Center; graphic by Adam Peck By Tara Culp-Ressler THINK PROGRESS Health care is one of...

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Need a natural energy boost? H...

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[Translate] Katherine Martinko (@feistyredhair)  TREEHUGGER Living / Health CC BY 2.0 Rick Ligthelm Food is fuel for our bodies, and...

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Half Of Americans Believe One ...

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[Translate]   By Tara Culp-Ressler THINK PROGRESS CREDIT: Shutterstock Are companies dumping large quantities of dangerous...

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Fukushima’s Children are...

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[Translate] Jul 15, 2014  by Harvey Wasserman  NUKEFREE.ORG Fukushima’s Children are Dying 福島の子供たちが死んでいくSome 39 months after...

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Lay off the almond milk, you i...

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[Translate] By Tom Philpott  GRIST Cross-posted from Mother Jones Shutterstock Almonds are a precious foodstuff: a crunchy jolt of...

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Five reasons why kelp could be...

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[Translate] Nouveau Veg By Samantha Larson  GRIST Eating kelp sounds gross. But even the mighty kale was once largely regarded as a...

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Fukushima ‘ice wall’ can’t get...

Jul 16, 2014 by

[Translate]   A Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) project to freeze radioactive water to prevent it from further contaminating...

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10 Indigenous Foods You Should...

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[Translate] Food Tank / By Nora Kako   ALTERNET Eating these nutrient-rich crops can help the farmers who grow them. Photo Credit:...

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New York Court Dismisses Pro-F...

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[Translate]   Fracking  ALTERNET The state’s Supreme Court stopped two lawsuits that sought to stop the state from reviewing...

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Feminism and Prisons: Why R...

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[Translate]   By Jeanne Flavin and Laura Huss, The Feminist Wire | Op-Ed (Photo: Chris Miller / Flickr) Many mainstream feminist and...

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Ozone Garden: These plants can...

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[Translate] Michael Graham Richard (@Michael_GR) Science / Natural Sciences Promo image Danica Lombardozzi National Center for...

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6 Homemade herbicides: Kill th...

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[Translate] Derek Markham (@derekmarkham)  TREEHUGGER Living / Lawn & GardenShare on Facebook CC BY 3.0 Jim Bauer It’s been...

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Can we have our sustainable se...

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[Translate] for whom the label tolls By Amelia Urry  GRIST Tyler Parker You know the feeling: You’re standing in front of the seafood...

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Scientists Just Discovered A N...

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[Translate] By Jeff Spross THINK PROGRESS Sunset in London during the summer time. CREDIT: Shutterstock Scientists have long been...

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Major Study: Monsanto GMO Corn...

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[Translate]   Food   The Ecologist / By Oliver Tickell  ALTERNET Key study has passed through three peer reviews. Photo Credit:...

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6 ways climate change is ruini...

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[Translate] Heat waves are only the beginning — it’s about to get really ugly out there, everyone VIDEO Lindsay Abrams...

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Scientific Compendium Shows Wh...

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[Translate] EcoWatch Comments Reams of research points to multiple health dangers and backs anti-fracking activists’ claims....

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Monsanto’s Herbicide Lin...

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[Translate]  By Jeff Ritterman, M.D., Truthout | News Analysis (Photo courtesy of Vivien Feyer) Also see: Dahr Jamail | Salvadoran...

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Vegetarians live longer, pollu...

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[Translate] By Jim Meyer  GRIST LoloStock If you’ve ever had a herbivorous roommate, especially one with a thing for lentils, this...

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Safe and Healthy Routes for Ur...

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[Translate] 07/08/2014 by Yoshi Silverstein  THE DIRT Investing in bicycle infrastructure is good for people and cities For urban...

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MAP: 25 Million Americans Live...

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[Translate]   By Katie Valentine THINK PROGRESS In this image made available by the City of Lynchburg, shows several CSX tanker...

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Truck owners blow extra smoke ...

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[Translate] By Ben Lawson Video transcript provided by Newsy.com It’s a trend now big enough to put a name to. Many Americans...

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5 Types of Medicinal Mushrooms...

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[Translate]   Personal Health   AlterNet / By Andreea Nica A spate of medical research demonstrates that different species of...

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What the Dietary Supplement In...

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[Translate] AlterNet / By Larry Schwartz Taking vitamins may actually do you more harm than good. Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com July...

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Water supply key to outcome of...

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[Translate] Reuters Refugee camp in Iraq’s Kurdistan region. The outcome of the Iraq and Syrian conflicts may rest on who...

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The secret to richer, carbon-c...

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[Translate] By Nathanael Johnson Kelsey Amelia Bates Imagine if someone invented machines to suck carbon out of the atmosphere —...

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