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Ancient Oak Trees Help Reduce Global Warming

COLUMBIA, Mo. —The battle to reduce carbon emissions is at the heart of many eco-friendly efforts, and researchers from the University of Missouri have discovered that nature has been lending a hand. Researchers at the Missouri Tree Ring Laboratory in… read more

The Greenest Way to Get Away

Enviro-Tips Let’s say you live in New York and you’re looking into vacationing in San Francisco…which is 2,582 miles away. Sounds like fun! But you’re environmentally conscious — which we know you are — and let’s say you’d like to… read more

Beef industry the biggest climate changer!

Did you know? Cattle? There are currently 1.28 billion cattle populating the earth. Grazing? They graze on nearly 24 percent of the landmass of the planet and consume enough grain to feed hundreds of millions of people. Meat? Their combined… read more

Plant life saved Earth from an icy fate

Besides the obvious benefits they bring, it looks like we owe our very existence to plants, which helped prevent the Earth from freezing over during the past 25 million years. About 50 million years ago, Earth was a hothouse –… read more
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10 tips to save the world’s islands

BERKELEY, Calif. — With vacation time rapidly approaching, many people’s thoughts turn to islands. Seacology (www.seacology.org), the world’s premier non-profit organization with the sole purpose of preserving island environments and cultures, is pleased to provide our top 10 tips to… read more