03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated Nov 17, 2011

Study: Divorced Couples Have Negative Impact On Environment

Environmentalists who are thinking of getting a divorce may want to reconsider, a new study at Michigan State University finds.

Households in which a divorce occurs have a greater negative impact on the environment in terms of efficient use of resources than the households of married couples, according to research that will be published this week by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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