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Germany to Trial Free Public Transportation to Tackle Air Pollution

Public transportation is to be offered free of charge in some parts of Germany, to encourage people to leave their cars at home. The new initiative is a government-led effort to meet air pollution targets.

Pollution Deaths and Breakthrough Technology to Fight It

Pollution is known to be harmful to human health, causing more deaths than AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria combined. A study conducted in 2015 found that pollution was the cause of death in 1 in...
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The Global Air Pollution Crisis: an Interactive Infographic

Across the globe, people are suffocating in bouts of dense smog and extremely high levels of air pollution. Just about every country in the world grapples with pollution, no matter how rich or poor...
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Breastfeeding: A Natural and Eco-Friendly Choice

When it comes to being a new parent, there’s so much information out there on what to buy and how to do things. Everyone from your coworkers to in-laws has endless advice, even when...
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Did You Know That These 10 “Good” Foods Aren’t So Good After All?

Recently it’s come to my attention that many of my healthy food choices aren’t so healthy for the planet. In particular, avocados and almonds. Avocados have become almost a food staple for me over the past few...
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You Need to Stop Drinking Coffee from Pods – Here’s Why

Have you heard of coffee pods yet? You probably have. They’re becoming super popular in the US and Europe right now. According to data from market research firm Euromonitor, coffee pod machines sales have multiplied by...
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The GMO Debate: Meetings about non-existent food safety issues

This guest article is contributed by Mischa Popoff, a former organic farmer and USDA-contract organic inspector and the author of Is it Organic? No one died in a car crash before the car was invented....

10 Commonly Eaten Foods So Dangerous They Are Banned in Other Countries

Vegan, vegetarian or meat-eater – we all agree that we shouldn’t be putting dangerous chemicals into our bodies. It’s just common sense. So it seems logical to think that if a food is banned in one...

Why the World Needs Clean Water (and how you can help)

The infographic below is full of astounding stats, such as:  780 million people lack access to clean water Every 30 seconds a child dies from a waterborne illness 80% of all disease in the world is caused...
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4 Everyday Chemicals That Are Bad For Your Brain

Eating whole foods is the best recipe for a healthy brain, as it minimizes your chances of consuming chemicals that are bad for your brain’s health. But whether it’s due to laziness, a busy schedule, a...

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