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Course Correction

September 24th, 2013 | by Natural Awakenings Publishing Corp.

Climate Science Curriculum Update Millions of young Americans are beginning to learn about climate change and associated science in the [&hellip


Pivot Point

September 24th, 2013 | by Natural Awakenings Publishing Corp.

Solar Panels Almost Breaking Even At current growth rates, solar energy could be harnessed to produce 10 percent of the [&hellip


Baa-Bye

September 24th, 2013 | by Natural Awakenings Publishing Corp.

Zakri Abdul Hamid, Ph.D., chair of the independent Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services, states that the disappearance [&hellip


Eco-Power Tower

September 24th, 2013 | by Natural Awakenings Publishing Corp.

Meet the World’s Greenest Office Building Even on cloudy days, the photovoltaic-paneled roof of the Bullitt Center, in Seattle, Washington, [&hellip


Oil Alternative

August 28th, 2013 | by Natural Awakenings Publishing Corp.

Bio-Breakthrough Can Reduce Fossil Fuel Use Researchers at Virginia Tech, in Blacksburg, attest they have succeeded in using xylose, the [&hellip


Feathered Friends

August 28th, 2013 | by Natural Awakenings Publishing Corp.

Food Shortages Guide Behavior A new report published in American Naturalist by a pair of ecologists, W. Alice Boyle and [&hellip


Solar Socket

August 28th, 2013 | by Natural Awakenings Publishing Corp.

Portable Power from Any Windowpane The Window Socket, a new device that attaches to any window using a suction cup, [&hellip


Fare Sharing

August 28th, 2013 | by Natural Awakenings Publishing Corp.

Three Is the Perfect Number With increasing traffic congestion and escalating gas prices, carpooling has become a way of life [&hellip


Fashion Freedom

August 28th, 2013 | by Natural Awakenings Publishing Corp.

Fair Trade Comes to Retail Clothing The revolution that started in food is expanding to clothing: origins matter. With fair [&hellip


Scrub Up

August 28th, 2013 | by Natural Awakenings Publishing Corp.

Cleaning the Environment a Step at a Time Unilever, one of the world’s largest consumer product companies, which makes Vaseline [&hellip



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