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Oil Gushes into Arctic Ocean from BP Pipeline

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by Leonard Doyle
The Independent / UK
Tuesday, March 21, 2006

http://www.commondreams.org/headlines06/0321-06.htm
Across the frozen North Slope of Alaska, the region’s largest oil
accident on record has been sending hundreds of thousands of litres
of crude pouring into the Arctic Ocean during the past week after a
badly corroded BPO pipeline ruptured.
The publicity caused by the leak …

Mar
22
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The Meatrix II: Revolting – Taking on Factory Farming with a Modern

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http://www.oriononline.org/pages/ogn/members/st.html
What is the Meatrix? It is the lie we tell ourselves about where our
meat and animal products come from.
In an age characterized by mechanization, there is a large gap
between our illusions about where food comes from and the stark
industrial reality of meat production. No longer the dominion of the
suspender-clad farmer, …

Mar
14
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Bush-How much land can one ‘man’ destroy???

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http://www.savebiogems.org/yellowstone/takeaction.asp
The Bush administration is now considering a proposal to expand a phosphate mining operation into the pristine Sage Creek and Meade Peak roadless areas of Idaho’s Caribou-Targhee National Forest.
Phosphate mining has already released dangerous amounts of toxic selenium into the streams, groundwater and soils of this region, threatening local drinking …

Feb
16
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Befriend the Earth!

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© John W Travis M.D., M.P.H. Founder of first Wellness Center in the United States (1975);
author Wellness Workbook and Wellness for Health Professionals; presently developing Infant
Wellness=Planet Wellness.
——————–
When the air in cities becomes so toxic that allergic and sensitive individuals must wear
masks and eye shields, there is trouble afoot. When major …

Feb
3
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How to Make Scented Stones

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I’m sure most of us have heard of if not seen the newest rage, Scented Stones.
They liven up a room, car or even a gym bag with their aroma and yet don’t require anything to make them ‘work’ (unlike candles, that you have to burn)but to be honest I love …

Jan
31
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Natural Mold & Mildew Fighters w/recipes

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Ordinary household molds are one of the most common causes of
allergic reactions in the home, especially in humid climates and
seasons. Even if you don’t have an allergy, mold can irritate your
respiratory system.
Break out the tea tree oil and vinegar. Mold is easily dispatched.
Natural mold fighters
Tea Tree Oil Spray
2 …

Jan
29
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How to Make Handmade Paper

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Want a project that is FUN for both you and your children as well as an awesome way to recycle and turn it into a beautiful item?!!!
It probably sounds harder than it is but making paper at home is EASY and FUN!
Be creative!!!
First you’ll need to make a ‘mold’. You …

Jan
24
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Benefits of Recycling

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THE BENEFITS OF RECYCLING
Did you know that YOU, as an individual, CAN make a difference in the world!?
Currently the environment has so many complex problems that many people think they can’t possibly have an effect on them as an individual. Problems like global warming, hazardous waste, loss of rain forests, …

Dec
31
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Pesticide Calculator and Food Additive Fact sheets

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The two websites below help us evaluate how many synthetic toxins are
in the food we consume on a daily basis.
You will be surprised and even concerned!!!
Go to this website and click on the Produce Scanner link.
FoodNews.org
It’s a tool that works out how many pesticides are in some
conventionally grown fruits and …

Dec
29
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Trees In the News– Read your News Online!!!

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Why are there so many trees in the news?
The Bite:
Ok, trees don’t make a lot of headlines, but they do still make a lot of newspapers.
The New York Times uses 100 acres worth just for the Sunday edition alone.
Reading the newspaper in print is so 20th century.
Start reading your news …

Dec
26
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After Christmas Eco Friendly Ideas

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After Christmas – Recycling Ideas
After the holidays, a real Christmas tree keeps on giving
Environmentally friendly recycling ideas
http://www.christmastrees.on.ca/consumers/recycling-ideas/22.html
* Placed in the garden or backyard, the Christmas tree will
provide winter shelter for small birds. Another good idea is to
decorate the tree again. This time hang it with special treats for
the birds: Orange …

Dec
23
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Lightening the Holiday Load

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Looking for ways to lighten Santa’s load?
The Bite: Americans spend more than $400 billion each holiday season on gifts, wrap and all the trimmings. Our over-indulgence also generates an extra 5 million tons of trash between Thanksgiving and New Years Day!
Try saving money, energy, and resources (not to mention …

Dec
22
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Having a WASTE free Holiday

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42 WAYS TO TRIM YOUR HOLIDAY WASTELINE
http://www.use-less-stuff.com/ULSDAY/42ways.html
Are you a waste-wise warrior or merely a waste-wise wannabe?
Americans throw away 25% more trash during the Thanksgiving to New
Year’s holiday period than any other time of year. The extra waste
amounts to 25 million tons of garbage, or about 1 million extra tons
per week. …

Dec
18
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