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Fish That's Certified Sustainable

Seafood is both a popular gourmet food and an important, healthy addition to the diet of many people around the world.

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Blend for Your Life!

Some animals run for their lives when they sense danger, but others do the opposite: they stand still.

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Super Solar Homes Everyone Can Afford

Super-efficient solar homes are now available that reduce monthly energy bills 50 percent to 70 percent compared to comparable conventional homes, thanks to the design innovations of private-sector pioneers and the U.S. government’s energy gurus. >> Read the Full Article

Is there a way to wash the pesticides off fruits and vegetables before we eat them?

Many fruits and vegetables sold in the United States today are treated with pesticides, and residues of these potentially harmful chemicals often remain on their surfaces. >> Read the Full Article

Who Owes Whom?

The new idea of ecological debt rearranges relations between the global South and North >> Read the Full Article

A Question for EarthTalk

What impact does mining for diamonds and other gems have on the environment? >> Read the Full Article

Laugh and Be Well

It might seem odd that something as ordinary as laughing has become the focus of an exercise class. But in these stressful times, we have apparently either forgotten how to laugh or just don’t find much that’s funny. >> Read the Full Article

Congratulations! ... On Overpaying For This Greeting Card

The High Price of Paper Greeting Cards, Waste, Recycling, and Environmental Solutions >> Read the Full Article

Whacking Weeds

You can have a beautiful, weed-free lawn and garden—without chemicals. >> Read the Full Article

Trend Watching: Product Stewardship -- Who Takes out the Trash?

One important but little-discussed difference between the Canadian and American parts of Cascadia is their different philosophies about trash. >> Read the Full Article