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Composting In New York Just Got Easier

Composting In New York Just Got Easier | Energy Balance | Scoop.it
By recycling food scraps and other organic waste, New Yorkers are fertilizing local businesses and reducing the city's carbon footprint.
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As India Battles Rape Epidemic, This Superhero Joins the Fight

As India Battles Rape Epidemic, This Superhero Joins the Fight | Energy Balance | Scoop.it
A new comic book features a rape survivor and a goddess who team up to spread awareness about sexual violence.
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2 Simple Green Living Ideas for Beginners

2 Simple Green Living Ideas for Beginners | Energy Balance | Scoop.it
If you are looking for simple ways to turn your home into a healthy oasis, look no further. Green living expert Christa O’Leary shares the two most important ways you can create lasting habits of change.
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Argentina: The Country that Monsanto Poisoned. Photo Essay | Over Grow The System

American biotechnology has turned Argentina into the world’s third-largest soybean producer, but the chemicals powering the boom aren’t confined to soy and cotton and corn fields. They routinely contaminate homes and classrooms and drinking water. A growing chorus of doctors and scientists is warning that their uncontrolled use could be responsible for the increasing number of health problems turning up in hospitals across the South American nation. In the heart of Argentina’s soybean business,
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The World’s Worst Places to Be Gay

The World’s Worst Places to Be Gay | Energy Balance | Scoop.it
If you’re going to go and love someone the same gender as you, just be sure not to do it in the red countries.
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Art of World’s Indigenous on Display in Paris

Art of World’s Indigenous on Display in Paris | Energy Balance | Scoop.it
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This is an old article but the theme is still relevant to indigenous cultures

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Study finds HIV becoming 'watered down' over time - AOL.com

A new study from the University of Oxford, shows that HIV could be evolving into a new, milder, and less dangerous form. The main findings was that ...
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Alberta pipeline spills 60,000 litres of crude oil into muskeg

Alberta pipeline spills 60,000 litres of crude oil into muskeg | Energy Balance | Scoop.it
The Alberta Energy Regulator says close to 60,000 litres of crude oil have spilled into muskeg in the province's north.
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Come on Tar Sands. Enough is enough!

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Climate scientist drops the F-bomb after startling Arctic discovery

Climate scientist drops the F-bomb after startling Arctic discovery | Energy Balance | Scoop.it
Sometimes, you've just got to tell it like it is
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"If even a small fraction of Arctic sea floor carbon is released to the atmosphere, we're f'd." #greatnotgreat

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Once-Frozen Arctic Sea Now Gets 16-Foot Waves

Once-Frozen Arctic Sea Now Gets 16-Foot Waves | Energy Balance | Scoop.it
Good news for Arctic surfers? The Beaufort Sea, part of the Arctic Ocean, was long covered in a perpetual layer of ice; not so anymore. Now, the area has seen waves 16 feet high thanks to warmer temperatures,... Science News Summaries. | Newser
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Can Creativity Be Learned?

Can Creativity Be Learned? | Energy Balance | Scoop.it
Prevailing theories on creativity focus on methodology, or amount of practice. But new studies suggest artistic talent may be more hard-wired than we thought.
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Big Chem, Big Harm?

Chemicals in everything from canned food to A.T.M. receipts could affect you, your children and your children’s children.
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BPAs

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What Jennifer Aniston May Not Know About Ayahuasca - Reality Sandwich

What Jennifer Aniston May Not Know About Ayahuasca - Reality Sandwich | Energy Balance | Scoop.it
In the new romantic comedy Wanderlust, actress Jennifer Aniston drinks ayahuasca for the first time.  In just a few years, the once secret Amazonian brew has snaked its way into the entertainment industry. But the question lies: can Hollywood portray this medicinal, psychonautic elixir with the maturity and complexity necessary to address its multifaceted experiences?
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10 cities aiming for 100 percent clean energy

10 cities aiming for 100 percent clean energy | Energy Balance | Scoop.it
As nation states delay, these cities have ambitious renewable energy goals.
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Man Has 'Slapped Nature In The Face'

Man Has 'Slapped Nature In The Face' | Energy Balance | Scoop.it
ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis said Thursday he is convinced that global warming is "mostly" man-made and that he hopes his upcoming encyclical on the environment will encourage negotiators at a climate change meeting in P...
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Yoga may improve focus, ability to remember new things | wtsp.com

Yoga may improve focus, ability to remember new things | wtsp.com | Energy Balance | Scoop.it
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These Eco-Friendly Artists Are Dreaming Of A Plastic Free Christmas

These Eco-Friendly Artists Are Dreaming Of A Plastic Free Christmas | Energy Balance | Scoop.it
White Christmases are so 2013.

This year we're taking a hint from our favorite artistic-activist collective Luzinterruptus and dreaming of a plastic-free Christmas, just like the ones we used to know -- you know, prior to industrialization and eve...
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Innovations in Light

Innovations in Light | Energy Balance | Scoop.it
A fifth of the world’s population lives without electricity. A few simple ideas are helping to bring light to them and others who can’t afford it.
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EAT THE RAINBOW: Lots of Good Reasons to Eat the Full Color Spectrum

EAT THE RAINBOW: Lots of Good Reasons to Eat the Full Color Spectrum | Energy Balance | Scoop.it
Back when most baby boomers were growing up, a typical dinner plate usually featured a hunk of meat, a potato, some canned peas, a potato and perhaps a tomato “for color,” served with a side order of bread and butter. In short, dinner in the 60’s and 70’s was hardly the ultimate nutritional experience. Today however, we understand a lot more about the science of nutrition – and the health-sustaining power of plates piled high with fresh, preferably organic, produce. To harness all the benefits of nature’s bounty, you’ll need to “eat the rainbow,” every day. If there aren’t at least 3 colors on your plate at every meal – like the ones outlined below -- you’re short-changing yourself nutritionally.
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This Is What "One Size Fits All" Actually Looks Like On All Body Types

This Is What "One Size Fits All" Actually Looks Like On All Body Types | Energy Balance | Scoop.it
All women's bodies weren't created equal.
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What do you think about "one size fits all"?

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Scientists discover what’s killing the bees and it’s worse than you thought

Scientists discover what’s killing the bees and it’s worse than you thought | Energy Balance | Scoop.it
As we’ve written before, the mysterious mass die-off of honey bees that pollinate $30 billion worth of crops in the US has so decimated America’s apis mellifera population that one bad winter could leave fields fallow. Now, a new study has pinpointed some of the probable causes of bee deaths and the rather scary results...
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New study shows that yoga and meditation may help train the brain

New study shows that yoga and meditation may help train the brain | Energy Balance | Scoop.it
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Uganda Anti-Gay Law Struck Down by Court

Uganda Anti-Gay Law Struck Down by Court | Energy Balance | Scoop.it
A panel of five judges ruled on narrow technical grounds, preserving the possibility that the measure could be altered and revived.
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Apple’s iPad and the Human Costs for Workers in China

Apple’s iPad and the Human Costs for Workers in China | Energy Balance | Scoop.it
A staggering manufacturing system in China has made it possible for Apple and other companies to make devices almost as quickly as they can be dreamed up, but for workers, it can be dangerous.
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