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Conducive Learning Environment for High School Students

Regardless of their length of study commitment, students from all walks of life need an environment that is conducive to learning, in order to excel in their academics. A conducive learning environment is somewhere favourable for education, and it varies from student to student. Some students may find a noisy fast food restaurant a great place to...
Jan 14, 2015 |
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The Coming Global Warming Catastrophe and How to Prosper Before It Arrives

The effects of greenhouse gases on Climate Change and the policies on how we deal with it have been a disaster/nonstarter for United States and our infrastructure. We have already destabilized the earth's climate and passed the point of no return. Now we can let the effects of global warming continue to surprise us each year at an ever increasing...
Dec 24, 2014 |
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Can Our Destruction of the Planet Be Seen in All Creatures Within Their Own Ecosystems?

It is well known now that we may have caused irreparable damage to our planet. And many believe that it is just a human trait to want to exploit everything where possible. It seems that where-ever we go we cause whole species to become extinct, we pollute, we deforest, our population expands and we develop more and more precious land to house and...
Dec 24, 2014 |
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Environmental Abuse

Abuse of our environment arises from actions that cannot be sustained by nature. For instance, if 3 trees are felled in order to make way for a new house, then nature has lost three trees and any offspring forever. This is not sustainable.
Dec 24, 2014 |
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How Good Intentions With Our Lawns Can Adversely Effect the Environment Around Us

You may not have given a lot of thought to environmental services but it is very important to reducing pollution and the conservation of water, energy, and local species around you. As human beings we rush around daily and pollute our air, water, and soil. We don't mean to, but pollution is a by- product of modern times. Another form of...
Dec 24, 2014 |
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Friends of the Tree Society

Michael "Skeeter" Pilarski founded Friends of the Trees Society in 1978. Since 1988 he has taught 36 permaculture design courses in the US and abroad. His specialties include earth repair, agriculture, seed collecting, nursery sales, tree planting, fruit picking, permaculture, agroforestry, forestry, ethnobotany, medicinal herb...
Feb 3, 2016 |
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Environmental Data Interactive Exchange

edie.net has been the market-leading information resource driving sustainability in business for nearly 20 years. A trusted and integral part of the workflow of 60,000+ sustainability professionals, it delivers daily news and commentary, expert advice and business tools, downloadable industry reports and white papers, access to video and webinars,...
Jan 12, 2016 |
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Spartan Oxidation Processes

Spartan Environmental Technologies supplies ozone generators and other advanced oxidation processes for industrial and municipal water treatment applications. Spartan Environmental Technologies supplies ozone oxidation systems and other advanced oxidation processes. Applications include drinking water, industrial wastewater, municipal...
Jan 4, 2016 |
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1Source Safety and Health, Inc.

Occupational health and safety consulting and training services from 1Source Safety and Health help businesses ensure workplace safety. The core business of 1Source is safety and health management and consulting for educational, insurance, commercial, residential, research, healthcare, and manufacturing facilities.
Jan 4, 2016 |
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Take action

Center for Sustainable Economy has teamed up with Change.org to give footprint enthusiasts a chance to add their voices to petitions calling on decision makers and business leaders to end harmful environmental practices and adopt sustainable policies, programs, and projects that reduce humanity’s footprint while building our economy.
Apr 7, 2014 |
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Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Freeport-McMoRan, Newmont Mining, Golden Star Resources, Randgold Resources and Kinross Gold

Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Freeport-McMoRan, Newmont Mining, Golden Star Resources, Randgold Resources and Kinross Gold Read More

Gold Mining Stock Outlook - Sept. 2017

Gold Mining Stock Outlook - Sept. 2017 Read More

Why Freeport-McMoran (FCX) Stock Might be a Great Pick

Freeport-McMoran (FCX) is seeing solid earnings estimate revision activity, and is a great company from a Zacks Industry Rank perspective. Read More

Friend of slain Georgia Tech student: 'If Scout was more gender-conforming, would it have been different?'

Scout Schultz, a Georgia Tech student, was shot by campus police on Saturday night, and a protest two days later led to arrests. In the aftermath of those events, Yahoo Lifestyle talked to a friend... Read More

How to Make Healthy Leftover Turkey Tacos

These tacos get a healthy makeover by using turkey as the main lean protein. It all comes together with some beans, avocado, and a little cheese. Watch the video to learn how to make this easy... Read More

Little People, Big World's Audrey Roloff Just Gave Birth to Her First Child

It's a girl! Read More

Mel Brooks: ‘Blazing Saddles’ Would Never Be Made in Today’s ‘Stupidly Politically Correct’ Culture

“Blazing Saddles” may be a groundbreaking comedy, but director Mel Brooks doesn’t think Hollywood would make the iconic Western parody in this current “stupidly politically correct” climate. The... Read More

Box Office: 'Kingsman: The Golden Circle' Unseats 'It' as 'Lego Ninjago' Disappoints

Kingsman: The Golden Circle is the new ruler of the box office. The sequel from Fox is expected to earn $39 million this weekend from 4,003 locations. That’s slightly below where tracking had... Read More

Bradley Cooper-Lady Gaga’s ‘Star Is Born’ Moves to May 2018

Warner Bros.’ “A Star Is Born” remake starring Stefani Germanotta (Lady Gaga) and Bradley Cooper, who is also directing, is moving up its release to May 18, 2018. The pic was originally set to open... Read More

White House officials defend Trump, say athletes 'can do free speech on their own time'

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin defended Trump’s call for NFL players who kneel during the national anthem to be suspended or fired. “It’s not about free speech,” Mnucin said Sunday. “They can do... Read More

In wake of U.N. speech, Kim calls Trump a ‘dotard.’ Trump fires back at ‘madman.’

President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have unleashed personal attacks on one another after the U.S. commander in chief’s speech at the United Nations. “Kim Jong Un of North Korea,... Read More

As Russia probe turns to fake Facebook ads, Trump follows with a tweet

President Trump continued his efforts to belittle accusations of Russian meddling in the 2016 election on Friday, turning to the latest set of charges, involving targeted political ads placed on... Read More

Reluctant champion: How Nadia Murad has become the international face of Yazidi suffering – and resilience

Weeks earlier, Nadia Murad had been ripped from her village by Islamic State (ISIS) fighters who murdered her family and took her captive. Along with other young Yazidi women, she was transported... Read More

Readers write: The work of downsizing, evidence of climate change, hopeful coverage on famine

Regarding the Aug. 21 Monitor Daily story “Home prices, and a thought shift, give ‘small living’ a boost”: Interesting concept. My friend has done it, downsizing and living in a tiny apartment.... Read More

Time for the world to step up on Rohingya issue, Aung San Suu Kyi’s astounding hypocrisy, Irma’s destruction in Britain’s Caribbean islands, The US should stop saber rattling, On the Nadal-Federer comeback

“It is high time the world made an all-out effort to stop the ongoing pogrom against Myanmar’s minority Rohingya...,” writes Mohammad Amjad Hossain. “The pogrom resembles those crimes perpetrated... Read More