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A whole ecosystem is working hard in your compost to break down your food and yard waste into natural fertilizer for your garden.

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A plan is underway in Europe to create the ultimate energy network, linking the sunshine of northern Africa, the geothermal energy of underground volcanic activity in Iceland, and the Scandinavian winds in north Europe.

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News about biofuels is everywhere these days. More often than not, the stories are about the controversy surrounding their contribution to the increased cost of food.

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You put the CO2 in (to the atmosphere), you take the CO2 out...or at least you shake it all about!

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Although one may not think of a "cardboard" box as the latest invention, it may be what could 'save the world!

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The consensus is in: Earth is getting hotter! The United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), concluded that man-made gas emissions are a major driving force behind climate change.

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We're familiar with many natural disasters as they often make headline news: earthquakes, volcano eruptions, tsunamis, hurricanes, blizzards, floods, and droughts are all examples.

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Summer is now officially upon us, but with just a little negligence the golden tan become an ugly shade of red. But what is actually happening to your skin to cause these effects?

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Here's a riddle for you: What material can be found in the grocery store, the music store, under roads and in the hospital? Give up? The answer is polystyrene!

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On June 29th 2009, the Ontario government voted against building two nuclear reactors in Ontario.

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