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  • 10 Bugs You Didn’t Know You Could Eat

    Many insects are actually a good (and cheap) source of protein, and while most people eat bugs out of necessity, nowadays some insects are also considered a delicacy. Eating bugs could even help reduce greenhouse gas emissions. So pull up a chair, grab your plate, and read on to learn the top 10 edible insects, based on taste and popularity. More

  • Prevent Acne by Changing Your Diet

    When people break out they immediately open the medicine cabinet to see what they can put on their face, but they never look at their diet for the solution. More

  • Ikea Creates Eco-Friendly Cardboard Camera

    Ikea, the modular furniture retailer, has developed a cardboard camera to help promote their PS 2012 line of furniture. The camera has a cardboard outer casing, USB drive, lens, one circuit board, two plastic screws and two AA batteries. It’s light, compact, and recyclable. More

  • The Home Food Preservation Renaissance

    This time of year brings an abundance of fruits and vegetables to farmer’s markets and grocery stores – the perfect time to stretch that food budget even further through home preservation. More

  • Bicycle Rental: A Small Step to Going Greener

    Cutting down on car emissions and using less fuel are two ways that help us green our lives. Commuting by bicycle is a great way to do this, but what if you live too far from work to make this a feasible option? How can the average person who doesn’t own a bicycle take advantage of all its green benefits? The answer is a bicycle share program, of course. In fact, there may already be a share site in your area. More

  • The Most Important Solar Fountain Benefits

    Installing a solar fountain in your yard has many benefits. Besides the obvious aesthetic benefit, solar fountains can improve your overall standard of living. Investigate all the features you desire and check out some of these reasons why a solar fountain makes sense for your property. More

  • 5 Tips for a Healthier Trip to the Ballpark

    It’s time to get ready for baseball season, and that means one thing for sure: food! Unfortunately, ballpark food is often the unhealthiest of all, yet so hard to resist. Here are tips to enjoy the games while staying healthy. More

  • Waste water injection well caused 12 earthquakes in Ohio

    It seems a day can’t go by without reading some new controversy regarding racking, or hydraulic fracturing as it is technically known. The EPA, already investigating claims of ground water contamination as a result of fracking, can now add to their list another side effect of fracking; earthquakes. More

  • The Beauty of Heirloom Seeds

    Heirloom seeds offer small links to our past that can feed us today. Their proven track record can help us grow safer, better tasting, chemical-free fruits and vegetables while we’re trying to be self-sufficient and a friend to Mother Nature. More

  • Resilient Design: Building Green Means Building to Last

    Some people, when they look at how to design a home that is “green,” and efficiently uses resources, often look back to the days of old, when houses were built to last as well as with a consciousness of the environment in which one lives. Many terms these “resilient homes.” They are built to stand the test of time and be efficient in their use of resources. More

  • Wind Power Facts: Emissions Through the Lifecycle

    A recent scholarly paper decided to tackle the problem of the emissions of wind power, wishing to quantify the actual emissions so as to make accurate comparisons between wind power and other sources of electrical power generations. More

  • New App Detects Plant Diseases

    How can we detect plant diseases, halt the spread of pathogens and do a better job protecting our food supply resources? There’s an app for that! More

  • Choosing Sustainable Beverages

    If you’re a regular reader here, chances are you know the importance of eating well and of trying to eat local and organic foods. However, if you’re washing those healthy foods down with unhealthy or unsustainable beverages, does it cancel out your sustainable food choices? More

  • Rooftop and Community Gardens Can Help Feed Urban Areas

    A sustainable food chain will need to be a mishmash of different types of farming from regional farming to individuals tending small community garden plots. Rooftop and community gardens cut the “food miles” of the produce for urban residents. More

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