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Green Living & the Environment

A Catalyst For Change: Gen Z And The Climate Movement

(BPT) - In recent years, Gen Z has emerged as a pivotal force in the climate industry, significantly influencing the way climate change is addressed in our local and regional communities across the …

When Allergy Season Knows No Season: The Climate Change Connection

(BPT) - By Jad Daley, President and CEO of American ForestsClimate change is reshaping our world in unexpected ways, including the worsening of seasonal allergies. This was confirmed by a 2019 study …

Wild turkey numbers are falling in some parts of the US – the main reason may be habitat loss

Birdsong is a welcome sign of spring, but robins and cardinals aren’t the only birds showing off for breeding season. In many parts of North America, you’re likely to encounter male wild turkeys, puffed up like beach balls and with their tails fanned out, aggressively strutting through woods and parks or stopping traffic on your street.y …

100% Grass-Fed Organic Dairy Benefits Consumers, Environment, Cows and Family Farms

(Family Features) While the difference between dairy alternatives such as oat, almond and other nut milks is easier to decipher, choosing between organic dairy varieties can be more difficult.

Make an Impact This Earth Day: 5 steps to plant a tree

(Family Features) There are countless ways you can make your contributions felt this Earth Day. If you'd like to join millions of others in the fight for the environment, consider one of the most popular gifts given back to the world each year: planting a tree.

Billions of cicadas are about to emerge from underground in a rare double-brood convergence

In the wake of North America’s recent solar eclipse, another historic natural event is on the horizon. From late April through June 2024, the largest brood of 13-year cicadas, known as Brood XIX, will co-emerge with a midwestern brood of 17-year cicadas, Brood XIII.

Purina’s commitment to pets, people and planet Earth

(BPT) - By Gopi Sandhu, vice president of Environmental Sustainability at Nestle PurinaEfforts to protect the planet are important for every creature that calls Earth home, including people and their …

How small businesses can build a greener future through sustainable sourcing

(BPT) - Sustainability has been a buzzword in the business world for years, with many businesses looking for different ways to introduce “green” products to a market that is demanding …

How to clean your home and live more sustainably

(BPT) - Do you want to live more sustainably but don’t know where to start? Leading a sustainable life doesn’t have to be complicated. In fact, you can make a difference right at home. …
Environment matters
During the 2024 eclipse, biologists like us want to find out how birds will respond to darkness in the middle of the day
The total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024, coincides with an exciting time for wild birds. Local birds are singing for mates and fighting for territories as they gear up for their once-a-year chance to breed. …
America’s green manufacturing boom, from EV batteries to solar panel production, isn’t powered by renewable energy − yet
Renewable energy provides about 20% of U.S. electricity. AP Photo/Godofredo A. Vásquez Panasonic’s new US$4 billion battery factory in De Soto, Kansas, is designed to be a model of sustainability …
Who are today’s climate activists? Dispelling 3 big myths for Earth Month
Climate rallies, like this one in New York City in 2022, draw activists of all ages. AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe As Earth Month 2024 gets underway, climate activists around the world are planning …
Female mosquitoes rely on one another to choose the best breeding sites − and with the arrival of spring, they’re already on the hunt
Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, one of the most common species in the U.S., love everything about humans. They love our body heat and odors, which enable them to find us. They love to feed on our blood to make their eggs mature. …
City mouse or country mouse? I collect mice from Philly homes to study how they got so good at urban living
Dusty barns, gleaming stables and damp basements. These are all places where you might find a house mouse – or a member of my research team. I’m an evolutionary biologist, and my lab at Drexel University studies wild house mice. …

National Grid: Improving Jobs with the Clean Energy Transition

Doing well by doing good: Many New Yorkers may soon find good jobs in the clean energy sector.
(NAPSI)—Addressing climate change is an all-hands-on-deck undertaking. It requires a smarter, stronger, and cleaner energy grid that provides affordable, reliable power when and where people need …

Why Wild Bird Lovers Should Choose Top-of-the-Crop Natural Feed: If you can't read it, don't feed it

(Family Features) People who feed wild birds also want to know they're feeding the most natural and nutritious options. It's hard to be confident when reading the mystifying ingredient list on feed bags makes you feel like a bird brain.

3 Reasons to Ditch Your Laundry Detergent for Eco Strips

3 Reasons to Ditch Your Laundry Detergent for Eco Strips
(NewsUSA) - The laundry industry would have you believe that in order to get brilliant, clean laundry, you need to use powders, liquids and pods that are diluted with water, and come in bulky, …

What every homeowner should know about the new clean energy tax credit

(BPT) - Whether you are in the market for a new home or ready to upgrade your current residence, investing in energy-efficient home improvements could help you save money thanks to the Inflation …
Lifestyle features
Teen mental health is in crisis in the US, and schools are ill-equipped to help
Sandstone Care analyzed data from the Institute of Education Sciences to see how American high schools are faring in providing mental health services.
Truck-safe city parking: 4 innovations to protect cars and pedestrians
Illegally parked semitrucks are a roadside danger. TruckParkingClub explored solutions that can mediate the national truck parking shortage.
Moving is stressful enough, but many report negative experiences with professional movers due to rising costs and tipping fatigue
ConsumerAffairs surveyed 1,000 Americans and found that many had negative experiences with professional movers despite paying more than they budgeted.
New study shows that self-compassion can successfully benefit weight loss plans
Hers reports on how important self-compassion is to successful weight loss plans.
New study finds that brain structure changes cyclically throughout the menstrual cycle
Guava Health reports on a study that focuses on the relationship between hormonal health and brain structure.

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