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It Takes an Eco-Village to conquer climate change
It Takes an Eco-Village to conquer climate change

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It Takes an Eco-Village to conquer climate change

Climate change is affecting the world's poorest people, especially those who rely on agriculture to survive. In Igunga, one of Tanzania's driest...

Sweet News For Bees and Former Honey Poachers In Rwanda
Sweet News For Bees and Former Honey Poachers In Rwanda

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Sweet News For Bees and Former Honey Poachers In Rwanda

In Rwanda, former honey poachers are joining forces to sustainably raise bees and to protect the Gishwati Forest.

KonMari without worry: How to spark joy without torching the planet
KonMari without worry: How to spark joy without torching the planet

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KonMari without worry: How to spark joy without torching the planet

Throwing things out is in. If you've been bitten by the de-cluttering bug, here are a few tips to help you get rid of your junk in the most...

A man-made oasis in northern Haiti keeps a community afloat
A man-made oasis in northern Haiti keeps a community afloat

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A man-made oasis in northern Haiti keeps a community afloat

If you build it, the rain will come. A revitalized lake is breathing new life into a parched Haitian community.

The Best (and Easiest) Trees To Grow In Any Space
The Best (and Easiest) Trees To Grow In Any Space

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The Best (and Easiest) Trees To Grow In Any Space

Spring is just around the corner, go ahead and plant that tree! We did a little research and found the trees that are the best at absorbing carbon...

Can I Recycle This? A Guide for Do-Gooders
Can I Recycle This? A Guide for Do-Gooders

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Can I Recycle This? A Guide for Do-Gooders

If you’re paying attention even a little bit, it’s easy to find some alarming news about human consumption and how it affects the Earth. If we...

Fishing For Solutions to Climate Change in Tanzania
Fishing For Solutions to Climate Change in Tanzania

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Fishing For Solutions to Climate Change in Tanzania

In Igunga, one of Tanzania's driest districts, Heifer is working with farmers to combat the effects of climate change and leave the Earth better...

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...