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Study: Replacing Red Meat With Plant Protein Reduces Risk for CVD

West Lafayette, IN, and Boston, MA--Replacing red meat with healthy plant proteins may lead to a decrease in risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD),...

Consumers Are Making it a Green Christmas

This year, more consumers are "going green" for the holidays. USA Today reports that people are looking for non-wasteful gifts that won't harm the...

Students and Oysters Restore New York Harbor

New York, NY—New York’s harbor is getting a facelift, thanks to the Billion Oyster Project. The Billion Oyster Project—a largely student-operated project that just hosted...
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NOW Celebrating 50 Years of Sustainability

Since the very beginning, NOW and its founders have made a commitment to the environment. Hear from Reginald Alston, Manager of EHS & Sustainability,...

The Organic Way

In a study by the Organic Produce Network and Nielsen, it was shown that sales of organic fresh produce items reached almost $5 billion...

Bottled Water Contaminated with Microplastics, Study Shows

According to the BBC, the World Health Organization is launching an investigation into the potential risks of consuming plastics that contaminate drinking water after...

Hydroponic Methods Create Divide In Organic Farming Industry

Jacksonville, Fla.— The rise of “hydroponic,” or greenhouse-grown vegetable farming, has caused back-lash from traditional, organic vegetable farmers. A group of organic farmers, led by...

Ambitious Goals and Unexpected Hurdles to Mitigating Greenhouse Gases

Large retail chains are discovering that reducing greenhouse gases is easier said than done, reports NPR. Specifically Walmart, which unveiled Project Gigaton, a plan...

Record-Breaking Dead Zone in Gulf of Mexico

Washington, D.C. — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reported  that the latest dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico measures 8,776 square...

Breathing Natural – Avoiding the Hazards of Indoor Air Pollution

As someone often suffering from the ill effects of toxic indoor air quality, I have become a fresh air enthusiast. After a year of...

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