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Everything You Need to Know About Growing Trees From Seeds (Advice From A 12-Year-Old Expert)
Everything You Need to Know About Growing Trees From Seeds (Advice From A 12-Year-Old Expert)

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Everything You Need to Know About Growing Trees From Seeds (Advice From A 12-Year-Old Expert)

How to Grow Seedlings from Seeds

7 Things You Didn't Know About Trees (And Why You Should Plant Some Today)
7 Things You Didn't Know About Trees (And Why You Should Plant Some Today)

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7 Things You Didn't Know About Trees (And Why You Should Plant Some Today)

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Make a Backyard Wreath for a Unique and Eco-Friendly Decorative Touch
Make a Backyard Wreath for a Unique and Eco-Friendly Decorative Touch

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Make a Backyard Wreath for a Unique and Eco-Friendly Decorative Touch

Doing well for the environment is tough during the holidays. Here’s at least one thing you can do: make your own wreath using only materials from...

How to make mud bricks, and why you might want to
How to make mud bricks, and why you might want to

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How to make mud bricks, and why you might want to

Mud bricks are a building material for the ages. Here's a how-to on making your own mud bricks, plus some good reasons to consider mud for your...

Last Call: Who Wants to Save the World?
Last Call: Who Wants to Save the World?

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Last Call: Who Wants to Save the World?

It's no secret that our planet is getting hotter, but a recent study shows that global temperatures are rising more quickly than expected. The...

Wendell Berry Puts Us All on Blast
Wendell Berry Puts Us All on Blast

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Wendell Berry Puts Us All on Blast

An interview with Wendell Berry in The New York Times lamenting our current system that rewards industrial-scale farming and agribusiness with...

Turning the Sahara into a giant solar farm is so crazy it just might work
Turning the Sahara into a giant solar farm is so crazy it just might work

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Turning the Sahara into a giant solar farm is so crazy it just might work

The grandest of grand schemes to halt the relentless southward march of the Sahara shows real promise. But we'll have to go BIG.

5 Easy Ways to Save the Bees (And the World)
5 Easy Ways to Save the Bees (And the World)

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5 Easy Ways to Save the Bees (And the World)

You may not know it yet, but you love and depend on bees. Here are some easy things that you can do to help them out.

The Town That Banned Pesticides
The Town That Banned Pesticides

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The Town That Banned Pesticides

In 2014, the Italian town of Mals made headlines when its citizens voted to ban pesticides. Philip Ackerman-Leist, a sustainable agriculture...

Traveling in the Tropics? Tread Carefully.
Traveling in the Tropics? Tread Carefully.

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Traveling in the Tropics? Tread Carefully.

Around the world, 5 million people are bitten by venomous snakes each year.