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5 Plants That Can Help Purify Indoor Air, According to Science

<i>This article originally appeared on Health.com.</i><p>Want to clear the air in your home or workplace? Get some greens, says research presented today at the …

Research

These are the World's Healthiest Spices

This article was republished with permission from yourhealthtube.com<p>Spices were some of the most valuable ingredients in the ancient and medieval world. Folk practitioners and herbalists have used plant remedies for thousands of years, but only recently have experts begun to study the powers of …

Spices

Vertical Garden Using Plastic Milk Bottles

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The Anthropocene epoch: scientists declare dawn of human-influenced age

Experts say human impact on Earth so profound that Holocene must give way to epoch defined by nuclear tests, plastic pollution and domesticated chicken<p>Humanity’s impact on the Earth is now so profound that a new geological epoch – the Anthropocene – needs to be declared, according to an official …

Earth Science

The Best Foods for Every Vitamin and Mineral

Want to get your nutrients the natural way? We break down the best food sources for 20 of the most important.

The Solution To The Homeless Crisis In Seattle

I'm not a politician. I'm not a social worker. I'm a mother. I'm a writer. I'm a doer. And, the issue of homelessness in Seattle has been weighing on my conscience: I NEEDED to do something.<p>So, being the mom of five, a woman and a voice to be reckoned with, I was compelled to write a piece about my …

20 of the Best Sun Perennials for Your Garden | Shopswell

An easy-grow collection of the best sun perennials - perfect for any garden!<p>Perennials are plants that tend to live for +2 years which is different …

Plants

3 Difficult Habits That Get Easier Over Time

You know you should really do these things.<p>How many "positive habits" articles do you need to read before you start taking action?<p>Here's the thing about forming positive habits: It is difficult. The things we know we should do, we don't--and the reason we don't is because they are challenging. They …

EARTH NOW: EARTH 2050

From public policy to installation art, this event explores all facets of modern environmental challenges and highlights efforts to make lives and …

Zillow says climate change could leave 2M U.S. homes underwater — literally

The U.S. housing market is finally recovering from the Great Recession — but now comes the tide of an equally insidious threat: Climate change. New …

New York Takes A Bite Out Of Carbon By Throwing A Bone To Nuclear Energy

New York State is enacting a Clean Energy Standard that will at least temporarily save its nuclear plants located upstate. While the tack has wide support among power companies and the labor movement, it is opposed by green energy groups that think state monies would be better invested in wind and …

The climate crisis is already here – but no one’s telling us | George Monbiot

The media largely relegate the greatest challenge facing humanity to footnotes as industry and politicians hurtle us towards systemic collapse of the planet<p>What is salient is not important. What is important is not salient. The media turns us away from the issues that will determine the course of …

The Future Of American Cities May Be In Our Backyards

Forget tiny houses–meet the ADU.<p>We tend to think of housing as fitting into a few generic typologies: Single-family home. Apartment. Condo building. But in reality, the fabric of neighborhoods is made up of plenty of interstitial spaces that are neither here nor there–from the odd backyard shed to …