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The 5 Best Cities For Green Jobs

(40) Comments | Posted January 11, 2010 | 7:19 AM

Guest Post From Dan Shapley From The Daily Green

"In a generally bleak employment picture, the green jobs sector is growing faster than any other." So writes Jim Motavalli in The Daily Green's report about the best...

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Newly Goat-Free, a Galapagos Island Awaits a Finch Renaissance

(2) Comments | Posted August 28, 2009 | 2:50 PM

When Charles Darwin first came upon the Galapagos Islands, he wasn't as impressed with the diversity of bird life he found there as is widely believed. It was later, at home, that his observations of the beaks of finches led him toward his revolutionary theory of evolution. Still, the finches...

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To Vacation or Not, in Tennessee? That Is the Question (for the Coal Industry and the NRDC)

(5) Comments | Posted August 10, 2009 | 2:53 PM

In the war over the destructive coal-mining practice known as mountaintop removal, one of the fronts is being fought in Tennessee, between advocates for regional tourism and mining interests.

The Daily Green named Appalachia's scenic byways as one of 10 Endangered Vacations, because the scars created by mountaintop removal...

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9 Green Deodorants That Actually Work

(15) Comments | Posted August 2, 2009 | 9:03 AM

So you finally looked at the ingredient list on your deodorant and said something like: "Parabens? What's a paraben? Triclosan? What's that? Propylene gylcol? Huh?"

We recently asked our Ask an Organic Mom blogger Lexy Zissu (co-author of the The Complete Organic Pregnancy) to weigh in on...

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8 Pesticides In Your Own Kitchen (Whether You Use Pesticides or Not)

(1) Comments | Posted June 17, 2009 | 11:26 AM

A new study finds that the kitchen floors in most U.S. homes are laced with pesticides -- including pesticides known to cause cancer or disrupt the normal functioning of the human hormonal system.

Sure, but if you don't use pesticides yourself, you're safe -- right?


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