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Ocean Nitrogen on the Rise

Ocean Nitrogen on the Rise

A new study released by Nasa’s Earth Observatory focuses on the impact of anthropogenic nitrogen on our oceans. Up to one-third of the nitrogen entering […]

by × May 28, 2008 × 0 comments

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Green Schools 101

Green Schools 101

Green schools are inarguably the right decision for our children and the environment. Though up-front costs are higher, green buildings save enough in operation and […]

by × May 15, 2008 × 1 comment

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Be a Cycle Hottie!

Be a Cycle Hottie!

Keeping warm in colder weather without looking like a North Face refugee We all know riding your bike instead of driving is not only eco-friendly, […]

by × February 8, 2008 × 9 comments

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Nature Kids, Hot Water Woes, and Pellet Stoves

Nature Kids, Hot Water Woes, and Pellet Stoves

I want my child to connect with nature, but how can a suburban park be designed to both protect visitors from Lyme disease–carrying ticks and […]

by × February 1, 2008 × 7 comments

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Fix It, Don't Toss It!

Fix It, Don't Toss It!

After arriving at warm home town Barranquilla, Colombia, I was in the process of putting away my winter clothes, when inside my jacket’s pocket I […]

by × January 13, 2008 × 5 comments

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Eco-Fashion Makes Local Farmers Happy

Eco-Fashion Makes Local Farmers Happy

The organics industry is expected to boom faster than ever in the next few years. And I’m stoked. It seems like everywhere I look, someone […]

by × January 10, 2008 × 4 comments

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Happy Green New Year!

Happy Green New Year!

I get more excited about New Years Eve than I do about Christmas or my birthday combined, seriously. So I always throw a party, and […]

by × December 30, 2007 × 0 comments

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Eco Holiday

Eco Holiday

This year, to enjoy the holidays, we are minimizing gift-giving and enjoying time together. Here are some simple ways we are doing this: ~Clearing out […]

by × December 24, 2007 × 0 comments

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Haygarth's Recycled Art

Haygarth's Recycled Art

A couple days back I was checking out EcoStreet, where Tracy Stokes had written up a great post about Stuart Haygarth’s amazing recycled plastic bottle […]

by × December 23, 2007 × 2 comments

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Eco Chick FINALLY Run on Renewable Energy!

Eco Chick FINALLY Run on Renewable Energy!

Since I run Eco Chick from my home office, and since up until last month renewable energy was NOT available from my electricity provider, this […]

by × December 10, 2007 × 4 comments