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What is going green?

Positive or negative - simple actions have a big impact on the environment.
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Poisonous plants to avoid

Poison ivy is one of the most common poisonous plants found around homes and yards in the United States.
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How to repair basement leaks

Sump pump technology has improved vastly. Today's pumps are engineered with air tight covers, floor drains, check valves, clean stands and even built in alarms.
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How to care for organic clothing

Natural fabrics, organic textiles and eco-apparel have become a major trend in the world of fashion and home decor.
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Facts about Puerto Rico

The clear, warm waters of Puerto Rico offer spectacular snorkeling and scuba diving opportunties.
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Earth Day celebration ideas

Earth Day, the first political holiday founded to honor the environment, was launched by Senator Gaylord Nelson in April of 1970.
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Herbal remedies for acne

Diet, vitamin therapy, herbal tonics and natural topical ointments can all play a vital role in eliminating acne.
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How are stars born

The Hubble Telescope captured this phenomenal image of the birth of a star.
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Where does thunder come from

According to early Norse legends, the god Thor rode through the heavens on chariot pulled by goats. Lighting flashed whenever Thor threw his hammer, and thunder crashed as his hammer tumbled against the clouds.
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Where does rubber come from

Natural rubber is obtained from tropical trees native to the Amazon River Basin. Harvesters tap the trees to collect buckets of liquid latex sap.
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How can we stop pollution

This plastic bottle could have been recycled. Instead, it became litter. Avoid littering and set a good example by picking up trash.
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Winter bulletin board ideas

Cheerful winter-themed bulletin boards can lift classroom spirits during bleak mid-winter school days
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Winter poems for kids

This imaginative winter poem by Gabriel Setoun will help children to learn about seasonal changes
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Energy saving at home

The grass is always greener... green roofs offer energy saving solutions
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Go green ideas

25 Go Green Ideas: great green concepts for a brighter world!
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Environmental tips

There are many changes we can make to help protect the environment and preseve the beauty of our planet
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What causes volcanic action?

Lava flow meets sea water after volcanic action over convergent tectonic plates sends it down the mountain side
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Types of Florida wildflowers

The wild azalea is recognized by its full, tubular white/pink flowers. This beautiful Florida wildflower blooms in early spring and are especially fragrant
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Go crazy about California wildflowers

The California poppy, which resembles a happy face turned toward the sun, grows best in sandy, dry soil with access to full light. The California poppy is one of the most widely recognized wildflowers in California
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What do frogs eat?

What a frog eats depends on what species it belongs to - there are many species of frogs, found all over the world, except in Antarctica
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What do ants eat?

Most species of ants are attracted to sweet things - it's the jam on your sandwich and the sugar in your lemonade that are drawing them to your picnic
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How to save the rainforest

The one truly amazing fact is that even with their shrinking size, within the rainforests live almost 50 percent of the world's animals and plants
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What makes a rainbow?

The spectrum of colors formed by a rainbow are created by chance when sunlight hits raindrops, which act like prisms, at the perfect angle to form the beautiful arc of colors we see in the sky
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How to go green at home

Solar panels, or Photovoltaic of PV modules, are becoming an increasingly popular method for homeowners who are making an effort to go green
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What makes a volcano erupt?

From Mount Vesuvius in Italy to Mount St. Helens in the U.S., volcanos have always been a thing of beauty to behold even though they are potentially one of the deadliest natural occurrences to happen
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What is an endangered plant?

As of January 2008, 508 plant and animal species met federal criteria to be designated threatened (facing potential extinction) or endangered (facing extinction unless human intervention can restore conditions needed for survival)