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    • Malnutrition, Pollution and Population Growth Spur Increase of Deadly Diseases Created: Thursday, September 20, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      Global pollution combined with population growth is leading to widespread malnutrition and making millions of people more susceptible to a range of infectious diseases--from measles and influenza t...
    • U.S. Cancer Deaths Decline for First Time Since 1930 Created: Tuesday, February 14, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      The number of cancer deaths in the United States has declined for the first time in more than 70 years—the first time since the government starting keeping statistics in 1930—according ...
    • How to Find Products “Not Tested on Animals” Created: Monday, November 20, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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    • U.S. Lists Polar Bears as Threatened Species, but Fails to Ban Oil Drilling Created: Tuesday, May 20, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      The United States has listed polar bears as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act, but at the same time left the door open for continued oil drilling in polar bear habitat."
    • Federal Scientists Accuse Bush of Climate Science Censorship Created: Monday, August 06, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      Now federal employees are going on record to accuse George W. Bush of climate science censorship. Learn what these employees say about Bush and climate science censorship." Thursday, March 09, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      The new plug-in hybrid cars being developed promise exceptional gas mileage with far fewer emissions than standard gasoline-powered automobiles or even traditional hybrid cars, but will the driving...
    • Can You Recycle Your Toothbrush? Created: Wednesday, December 21, 2005 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      Recycle your toothbrush? Why not? Fifty million pounds of toothbrushes are tossed into U.S. landfills every year. Don't let yours be one of them. Several companies now offer eco-friendly products o...
    • Global Warming is Unstoppable and Humans are to Blame, says UN Report Created: Monday, February 05, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      A report by a United Nations group of international scientists makes it clear that the consequences of global warming are no longer avoidable and that human activity has been the primary cause of r...
    • Eco-Friendly Car Washing: Is It Better to Wash Cars at Home or at the Car Wash? Created: Monday, November 13, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      What is the best way to wash your car and keep the environment clean at the same time? Is it better to break out the bucket and sponge at home or drive through a commercial car wash? Learn the pros...
    • What is the Problem with Soft Drinks? Created: Tuesday, November 14, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      Carbonated soft drinks (aka soda pop) have become a dietary staple for millions of people, but what are the dangers and drawbacks of consuming so much "liquid candy" and where can consumers find he...
    • Secondhand Smoke: The Basics of Secondhand Smoke and Its Effect on Human Health Created: Wednesday, November 22, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      Even if you're a nonsmoker, cigarettes (or cigars or pipes) may be hazardous to your health, because of the secondhand smoke you end up inhaling whenever you are around people who are smoking. Lear...
    • Cross-Border Pollution: A Growing International Problem Created: Friday, April 04, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      Cross-border pollution is a serious environmental problem that often frustrates national solutions. As pollution from one nation contaminates the air and water of another, it creates a dilemma for ...
    • Coca-Cola Charged with Groundwater Depletion and Pollution in India Created: Friday, September 08, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      Groundwater depletion has become a serious problem in India, and villagers blame Coca-Cola for aggravating the groundwater problem. Learn what India's government and citizens are doing, and how Coc...
    • Should We Stop Using Nuclear Power? Created: Wednesday, June 01, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      Should we stop using nuclear power? Germany made that decision in 2011. Other nations may follow. Do the benefits of nuclear power outweigh the risks? What do you think? Should we stop using nuclea...
    • Cell Phone Recycling Guide Created: Monday, January 31, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      Recycling used cell phones is good for the environment and can help bridge the digital divide in developing countries or raise money for charity. Learn how, why and where to recycle your used cell ...
    • The Environmental Effects of Road Salt Created: Monday, February 03, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      Learn about the use and environmental effects of road salt, particularly on water, plants and animals
    • Toxic at Any Speed: Indoor Air Pollution Inside Your Car Created: Monday, December 18, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      The EPA lists indoor air pollution as one of the top five environmental risks to public health, and the concentrations of some toxic chemicals that cause indoor air pollution are five times higher ...
    • Farmed Salmon vs Wild Salmon: Which is Best for Your Health and the Environment? Created: Tuesday, August 31, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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      Will the Bush Administration's decision to withdraw the United States from the Kyoto Protocol weaken international efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and global warming, or put the world on a better course?
    • Why Is Recycling Not Mandatory in All U.S. Cities? Created: Thursday, February 21, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      If recycling is one of the three Rs of environmental preservation--reduce, reuse, and recycle--then why is recycling not mandatory everywhere in the United States and elsewhere? Should recycling be mandatory? What would have to change for recycling to become the law of the land?
    • How to Recycle Different Types of Plastic Created: Monday, January 02, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      The confusion over what we can and cannot recycle continues to confound consumers. Plastics are especially troublesome, as different types of plastic require different processing to be reformulated and re-used as raw material. Some municipalities accept all types of plastic for recycling, while others only accept jugs, containers and bottles stamped with certain numbers. But what do the numbers really mean, and how can consumers learn the code?
    • Obama Kills Keystone XL Pipeline Project – For Now Created: Thursday, January 26, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      President Barack Obama rejected TransCanada's application for a permit to build the $7 billion Keystone XL Pipeline from the tar sands oil fields of Canada to U.S. refineries along the Gulf of Mexi...
    • How to Make Eco-Friendly Home Improvements Created: Wednesday, November 29, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Making eco-friendly home improvements is easier than you may think, and the benefits to your health and the environment can be dramatic. Learn more about do-it-yourself eco-friendly home improvemen...
    • Buy a New Car or Keep the Old: Which is Better for the Environment? Created: Sunday, January 11, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Is it better to drive an older, well-maintained car that gets about 25 miles per gallon, or to buy a new car that gets about 35 miles per gallon? What about hybrids or electric cars? Does driving a...
    • Where to Find Eco-Friendly Carpet Cleaning Options Created: Monday, January 29, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Traditional carpet cleaning solution contains chemicals that can damage health and the environment. Learn where to find healthier professional and do-it-yourself carpet cleaning options."
    • World Water Day: A Billion People Worldwide Lack Safe Drinking Water Created: Wednesday, March 22, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      World Water Day -- More than a billion people lack access to safe drinking water. Every day, 14,000 people die from diseases caused by this global water crisis, the majority of them children under ...
    • What Causes Child Mortality and What Can be Done to Prevent It? Created: Monday, August 14, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      The child mortality statistics are staggering. In the world’s poorest countries, over 30,000 children under age five die each day. Learn about the current efforts to reduce child mortality, a...
    • How Does Carbon Sequestration Help Reduce Global Warming? Created: Friday, February 02, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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    • Top 6 Environmental Issues Created: Sunday, April 13, 2014 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      What are the 6 top issues threatening our environment?
    • Land Use in the United States Created: Monday, April 21, 2014 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Land use is a dynamic process that continually changes our landscapes, and our environment.
    • Happy Earth Day 2014! Created: Thursday, April 17, 2014 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Earth Day: Learn about what it is, and how you can celebrate it.
    • How to Stop Receiving Junk Mail Created: Friday, December 30, 2005 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Junk mail is more than an annoyance. It clogs landfills as well as your mailbox, and costs millions of trees and millions of tax dollars every year. Learn how you can reduce the amount of junk mail...

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