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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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    Solar Power Growth In The US [Infographic]

    What’s going on in the US solar market? Over the last few years, even as the rest of the economy’s been in a slump, solar has grown. Check out the details of this growth in this infographic. More

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    Vegan Taco Night!

    Who isn’t happy making and eating tacos? Taco night at home can be so much fun with all the add-ins and fixings you can add for your own tacos. Try this vegan taco recipe for a healthy and nutritious dinner. More

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    6 Tips to Eat Healthy on a Budget

    You can eat healthy on a budget without giving up flavor or convenience! The best food we can eat isis packed with nutrients, yet not packed with calories. Inexpensive isn’t a bad trait either, and the cheapest foods can be canned, frozen, or fresh. What if you have a craving for something sweet? No problem, […] More

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    LEED Buildings Can Now Obtain "Bird Friendly" Credits

    Many of us are doing our part to protect the environment while reducing our impact as well. There are more people than ever embracing environmentally friendly, green technologies. There are solar powered garage doors, mobile device chargers, and even chargers installed into one’s backpack. More

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    Is the End of the Banana Near?

    Extinction of species is an unfortunate problem of homogenization. As we learn more about the environment, we as a society have begun to make changes in many areas of our life. We drive hybrids, have solar powered garage doors, and recycle. More

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    We Are Losing the Most Vital Commodity of All: Farmland

    With each passing year, we learn more and more about our impact on the environment and the depletion of many of our vital resources. As we learn more, individuals are looking to do what they can to reduce their impact and lessen their burden on our planet. More

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    Have a Healthy Thanksgiving

    With Thanksgiving quickly approaching, it’s time to start thinking about our impending food choices.

    The typical Thanksgiving fare is not the most healthy, but with a little bit of preparation, you can make this year’s Thanksgiving a healthier one. Here are some great tips that will allow you to look and feel great after the holiday, without depriving yourself of delicious holiday food. More

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