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    TH Week :: Get Your Energy On

    December 15, 8:04 AM by Dominic Muren in Culture

    We like to think that we TreeHuggers always have have loads of energy, but this week we were especially amped up, with a whole charge of stories about grander, greener ways that the world is getting its juice.

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    Earthtalk :: Rainforest Riches

    December 12, 10:18 AM by Dominic Muren in Natural Sciences

    Tropical

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    The TH Week :: Fabulous Fibers

    December 8, 6:47 AM by Dominic Muren in Culture

    You might say that environmentalism is the fiber that binds us Treehuggers together. Unfortunately, walking around in nothing but environmentalism can get you arrested in most states. So, this week, we highlighted some great eco-fibers to get your

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    Earthtalk :: Hydrogen Hype

    December 5, 10:57 AM by Dominic Muren in Renewable Energy

    From the Editors of E/The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: I'm concerned about all the talk of using hydrogen for fuel. Isn't hydrogen what caused the Hindenburg blimp to explode back in the 1930s? -- Doug, via e-mail The explosion of the

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    Earthtalk :: Outdoor Wood Boiler Woes

    December 1, 1:50 PM by Dominic Muren in Renewable Energy

    From the Editors of E/The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: Several of my neighbors have installed outdoor wood furnace boilers to heat their homes instead of relying on oil or natural gas. But is all the smoke these boilers create good for my

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    TH Week :: Mod Mod Mod

    December 1, 12:27 PM by Dominic Muren in Culture

    Despite rumors to the contrary, modernism springs eternal from designers all over the world. This week our writers chose to hi-light some of these great mod designs.

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    Earthtalk :: Globally Good Gifting

    November 28, 12:41 PM by Dominic Muren in Culture

    Reconciling

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    TH Week :: Shed Some Light

    November 24, 3:46 PM by Dominic Muren in Culture

    This week, we want everybody to shed a little light on their lives, and see what small (or big) thing they can do to make their life a little lighter on the earth. Here are some suggestions from the TH Team.

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    Earthtalk :: Global Warming Ways of Helping

    November 24, 1:33 PM by Dominic Muren in Culture

    From the Editors of E/The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: What can I do, as just one individual, to help curb global warming? -- Karen Cross,

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    Earthtalk :: Fire Retardant Dangers

    November 21, 10:14 AM by Dominic Muren in Organic Beauty

    From the Editors of E/The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: Are the flame-retardants used in many products as a fire safety precaution dangerous to our health? If so, what can I do to avoid contact with them? -- Katya, via e-mail

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    Earthtalk :: Carwash Clarity

    November 17, 8:31 AM by Dominic Muren in Culture

    From the Editors of E/The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: What is the most environmentally friendly way I can wash my car: doing it myself or going to the local car wash? -- Jim, Denton, TX

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    TH Week :: Gifting Gently

    November 17, 8:03 AM by Dominic Muren in Culture

    Though we try our best to resist the temptation to buy gifts excessively, there's always that occasional opportunity to get something nice for someone, and we want to make sure that it's nice for the earth as well. Here are our picks for this

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    Earthtalk :: Soft Drink Solution

    November 14, 7:41 AM by Dominic Muren in Green Food

    From the Editors of E/The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: The marketing of soda to school kids was a big item in the news this past year. What's so bad about soda and where can I find healthier alternatives that still have the "fizz?"

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    Panel: Eating Green

    November 13, 1:27 PM by Dominic Muren in Culture

    Eco-foodies (and just plain old folks) will be excited to hear about tomorrow evening's panel discussion at The Strand bookstore in Manhattan. Eating Green will be moderated by TH favorite Bryan Keefer, and features a panel of experts from all over the

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    TH Week :: Now It's Your Turn

    November 10, 10:08 AM by Dominic Muren in Culture

    After all the recent voting here in The States, you might feel like you've done your part.

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    Earthtalk :: Animal Testing

    November 10, 8:27 AM by Dominic Muren in Green Food

    From the Editors of E/The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: What exactly does "not tested on animals" mean on a product, like a shampoo? Where can I find products that are completely not tested on animals and are also eco-friendly?

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    Earthtalk :: Soft Tire Blues

    November 7, 6:07 AM by Dominic Muren in Cars

    From the Editors of E/The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that driving with soft tires wastes energy and results in more pollution? -- Nanci

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    TH Week :: Eco Ethos

    November 3, 9:52 AM by Dominic Muren in Culture

    Celine brought us up to speed on the concept of wind credits, and Whole Food's use of them.

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