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Superior Soil

March 1st, 2013 | by naatlstaff

The Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan is now aiming to become 100 percent organic in the next 10 years


Better Cafeterias

March 1st, 2013 | by naatlstaff

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) 2012 School Lunch Report Card found that most schools nationwide are improving


Coyote Ugly

March 1st, 2013 | by naatlstaff

Stray dogs and feral cats in our cities may be supplanted by raccoons, foxes and coyotes


Windy Woes

March 1st, 2013 | by naatlstaff

The U.S. Department of Energy reports that although wind power accounts for just over 4 percent of domestic electrical generation, it comprises a third of all new electric capacity


Dishpan Plants

March 1st, 2013 | by naatlstaff

Gray water, could provide a new, low-cost source of irrigation for landscape plants that cuts down on the amount of fertilizer required to maintain them


School Safeguard

March 1st, 2013 | by naatlstaff

In 1969, according to the National Center for Safe Routes to School, 48 percent of kids ages 5 to 14 regularly walked or biked to school


Food Feelings

March 1st, 2013 | by naatlstaff

The mood in a restaurant can help diners enjoy their meals more and eat less


Free Gas

February 1st, 2013 | by naatlstaff

British engineers at Air Fuel Synthesis have succeeded in using an innovative new “air capture” technology to remove carbon dioxide greenhouse emissions from the air and transform them into synthetic gasoline



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