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Chill Out… Poinsettias Aren’t Going To Kill You

Chill Out… Poinsettias Aren’t Going To Kill You

motherearth December 22, 2017 Comments Off on Chill Out… Poinsettias Aren’t Going To Kill You

Poinsettias bring a pop of festive color to the holidays. For many, they also bring a sense of dread that outweighs the cheer. The dread is motivated by a belief that poinsettias are deadly

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In 2018, There Will Only Be 4 Days You Can Get Into National Parks For Free

In 2018, There Will Only Be 4 Days You Can Get Into National Parks For Free

motherearth December 20, 2017 Comments Off on In 2018, There Will Only Be 4 Days You Can Get Into National Parks For Free

Every year, the National Park Service releases a list of the dates when park visitors can get into national park sites free in the upcoming year. Over the past few years, there have been

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Glowing Plants May Soon Light Your Home

Glowing Plants May Soon Light Your Home

motherearth December 20, 2017 Comments Off on Glowing Plants May Soon Light Your Home

Imagine walking out into your backyard at night and taking a stroll through a green-glowing garden, like something out of the “Avatar” movie. Now imagine that same effect while indoors; a home lit solely

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Patagonia Takes On Trump Over U.S. National Parks

Patagonia Takes On Trump Over U.S. National Parks

motherearth December 5, 2017 Comments Off on Patagonia Takes On Trump Over U.S. National Parks

Since yesterday, visitors to Patagonia’s website won’t see the brands latest offerings. Instead, the company’s landing page reads “The President Stole Your Land.” The stark message is referring to Trump’s decision to shrink the

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Trump Reduces Bears Ears Land By 80 Percent

Trump Reduces Bears Ears Land By 80 Percent

motherearth December 5, 2017 Comments Off on Trump Reduces Bears Ears Land By 80 Percent

President Trump has announced a substantial reduction in size of Utah’s Bears Ears National Monument, a 1.35-million square acre swath of land that includes rock spires, canyons, mesas, mountains and sites significant to multiple

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A Magnitude-4.1 Earthquake Just Hit Delaware

A Magnitude-4.1 Earthquake Just Hit Delaware

motherearth December 1, 2017 Comments Off on A Magnitude-4.1 Earthquake Just Hit Delaware

A magnitude-4.1 earthquake just hit near Dover, Delaware, surprising people in the First State, a place unaccustomed to tremblers. The earthquake hit 5 miles (8.1 kilometers) underground at 4:47 p.m. EST today (Nov. 30), according to

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There Are Up To 25,000 Bugs In The Average Christmas Tree

There Are Up To 25,000 Bugs In The Average Christmas Tree

motherearth November 29, 2017 Comments Off on There Are Up To 25,000 Bugs In The Average Christmas Tree

It turns out that Santa Claus, the Elf on the Shelf and the Reindeer in Here aren’t the only ones who see you when you’re sleeping and know when you’re awake. Also monitoring your activity from

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NASA Captures Photos Of Runaway Iceberg Bigger Than Delaware

NASA Captures Photos Of Runaway Iceberg Bigger Than Delaware

motherearth November 16, 2017 Comments Off on NASA Captures Photos Of Runaway Iceberg Bigger Than Delaware

Back in July, an iceberg weighing about 1 trillion tons broke off of Antarctica’s Larsen C ice shelf, but it’s hard to put that event into perspective. NASA scientists finally got the chance to see

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Most Americans Agree That Climate Change Makes Hurricanes More Intense

Most Americans Agree That Climate Change Makes Hurricanes More Intense

motherearth September 29, 2017 Comments Off on Most Americans Agree That Climate Change Makes Hurricanes More Intense

Does climate change make hurricanes worse? Yes – warmer ocean waters make them wetter, more powerful, windier and, as is increasingly the case, more likely to cause wanton destruction. There are a few variables

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A 100-Square Mile Chunk of the Pine Island Glacier Just Broke Away

A 100-Square Mile Chunk of the Pine Island Glacier Just Broke Away

motherearth September 27, 2017 Comments Off on A 100-Square Mile Chunk of the Pine Island Glacier Just Broke Away

West Antarctica’s Pine Island glacier has lost a piece of ice measuring more than 100 square miles. This is the second piece of this size to break away from the glacier in the past two years,

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