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    Eco Moms: Inspirational Green Links

    As a new mother, I am always researching various topics regarding child rearing and environmentally friendly practices. Here are a few sites that I frequent or find inspirational. Healthy Child, Healthy World Formally the CHEC (Children’s Health Environmental Coalition,) Healthy Child, Healthy World is an organization recommended here before, and…

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    Deathy Hollows

    Harry Potter books give me a headache. I’ve read all of them and finished Deathly Hollows this morning. Spoiler: I was extremely disappointed that Harry didn’t die. It would have been too cool. The only good thing about this particular Harry Potter book was the way in which the publishers/author…

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    Navy Showers

    As I think I’ve mentioned before, one of my biggest enviro-sins is bathing. That is, I love long showers, swimming-pool like baths, hot tubs, pools, the ocean, lakes, puddles and running through sprinklers (I think it comes from my Australian roots of being a die-hard swimmer). Point: I love water.…

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    IPCC Report

    Well, IPCC’s (intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) 2nd report of four came out Friday (thats a pdf link…) It is by far the most comprehensive and heavily reviewed word on climate change. They don’t conduct experiments or get funded by companies… It is a collaborative effort put together in 1988…

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    Stella Does Target…in 10 minutes

    Stella proves that her 42-piece line for Target Australia (which sold out in 10 minutes) is the coolest thing since Tickle Me Elmo. Reports from down under show images of crazy women waiting in a 400 person queue before the store even opened; exposing the breasts of poor, unsuspecting mannequins…

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    Bush Misses the Boat

    By Guest-Blogger Brian Howard In his 2007 State of the Union address, President George W. Bush told Congress and the country that ‚Äúnothing is more important at this moment in our history than for America to succeed in the Middle East, to succeed in Iraq and to spare the American…

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    New Year's GreenSolutions

    Right after Christmas I always start thinking about how I need a serious cleanse from all the holiday eating and drinking, not to mention all the junk clogging up my brain from seeing people I haven’t seen in so long, travelling all over the East Coast and generally ignoring healthy…

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    Hug Your Local Eco Blogger

    Recently I’ve been noticing a lot of great new environmentally-oriented blogs popping up that are local in focus, a trend that I think is really important for creating change. It’s all fine and good to know what’s going on in the world, but just as we’ve all learned about supporting…

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    The real cost of Christmas

    What does christmas really cost us? I ask my family not to buy me Christmas gifts. In the beginning it was to make a stance against Christmas saying “I’m not Christian, so it’s not my holiday and these traditions are silly.” But as I grow older and care less and…