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MARS OR BUST: Why do we want to land a person on Mars?

MARS OR BUST: Why do we want to land a person on Mars?

A poll conducted by Explore Mars and Phillips & Company found that 71 per cent of Americans surveyed are confident that...
December 27, 2013 × 1 comment

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SUSTAINABILITY: Is it still possible?

SUSTAINABILITY: Is it still possible?

According to Dictionary.com, the word sustainable means, “pertaining to a system that maintains its own viability by using...
December 9, 2013 × 1 comment

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HOPE FOR THE ENVIRONMENT: Changing our approach to inspire ecological health

HOPE FOR THE ENVIRONMENT: Changing our approach to inspire ecological health

As parents, we know intuitively how important love is to learning. Love fuels persistence. British philosopher Alfred North Whitehead...
August 31, 2013 × 0 comments

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WHAT HAS NATURE EVER DONE FOR US?: How wildlife decimation affects the economy and our well-being

WHAT HAS NATURE EVER DONE FOR US?: How wildlife decimation affects the economy and our well-being

$34 billion: Costs associated with the loss of vultures in India $310: Annual value per hectare of pest control by birds in a...
July 10, 2013 × 0 comments

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LETTER FROM THE FUTURE: Legacy—not a love story with the Earth

LETTER FROM THE FUTURE: Legacy—not a love story with the Earth

Hey there Mr. Prime Minister, President, King, Despot, Corporate Mogul and globally cloned counterparts—congratulations from...
May 24, 2013 × 0 comments

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THE DISAPPEARING MALE: The effect of fossil fuels on male birth rate and men’s health

THE DISAPPEARING MALE: The effect of fossil fuels on male birth rate and men’s health

We can choose to give up smoking, to stop taking drugs, to lose weight, to get fit. We demand labelling of GMO products, but we...
February 27, 2013 × 2 comments

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METHANE MADNESS: More cows, more farts, more GHG emissions

METHANE MADNESS: More cows, more farts, more GHG emissions

Cows are controversial. You can get jail time if you kill one in India or you can get a full belly (and perhaps some indigestion)...
February 10, 2013 × 0 comments

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THE BIG PICTURE: David Suzuki’s thoughts about putting a price tag on nature

THE BIG PICTURE: David Suzuki’s thoughts about putting a price tag on nature

Many believe nature’s value cannot be put into dollars and cents. That is, they value the natural world for its own sake,...
January 26, 2013 × 0 comments

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WASTED: NRDC report finds that Americans waste 40 per cent of all food

WASTED: NRDC report finds that Americans waste 40 per cent of all food

Image: helloyou (sxc.hu) At a time of rising food prices and growing food insecurity, Americans are wasting more food than ever...
January 23, 2013 × 1 comment