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Category: Environment

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Flaxseeds Protect Against Radiation Exposure

We are bombarded every day by harmful radiation from medical tests like X-rays and CT scans, radon gas and radiation from space.  And...

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How to Protect Yourself From Tap Water

Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer Waking Times Many of us have grown up drinking tap water without thinking twice about it. The availability of...

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Portland Just Installed Water Pipes That Generate Electricity!

Lucid Energy, a Portland-based energy company, has come up with a brilliant idea to harness electricity from the water that flows through a...

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You Won’t Believe How Much Pesticide You’re Eating Every Day

So How can GM Crops be Deemed ‘Safe?’ Bypassing the regular rhetoric proposed by GMO supporters that they are ‘substantially...

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5 Ways Cold Weather Damages Your Health—And How to Protect Yourself

There are a lot of good reasons to hate winter. Short days, icy roads, runny noses, and the very strong feeling of not wanting to leave...

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Land Secured In Fukushima Opens Door For 1st Shipment Of Radioactive Waste

The government has begun prep work on a parcel of land near the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant to receive its first delivery...

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A Bacteria That Hasn’t Had To Evolve In More Than Two Billion Years

Scientists from UCLA have discovered a deep-sea microorganism that’s the same today as it was two billion years ago. It’s an...

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Climate Change in Minnesota: More Heat, More Big Storms

St. Patrick’s Day 2012 in St. Paul was the crowning moment of one of Minnesota’s mildest winters: Jubilant parade spectators...

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Florida Looks to Recycling, Desalination As it Faces Increasing Water Supply Crunch

By Alan Kovski Jan. 22 — Florida is bumping up against its limits on groundwater supply, the primary water resource for the state,...

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Tossing Out Food In The Trash? In Seattle, You’ll Be Fined For That

In Seattle, wasting food will now earn you a scarlet letter — well, a scarlet tag, to be more accurate. The bright red tag, posted on a...