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Hemp for Mankind

Hemp for Mankind

A plant that’s been around for ages could be the answer to our destructive addiction — to oil and timber. No, we’re not talking about marijuana — this is industrial hemp, a strain of the species Cannabis sativa that has too little of the active ingredient tetra hydra cannabinol (THC) to produce a high.

2009 Tony Awards Go Green

2009 Tony Awards Go Green

Just hours away, the 63rd Annual Tony Awards are taking place this Sunday, June 7 at 8pm on CBS. Hosted this year by actor Neil Patrick Harris, the show recognizes excellence in American Theatre.

MLB strikes out pollution with its Team Greening Program

MLB strikes out pollution with its Team Greening Program

Beyond team rivalries and player hitting streaks, as baseball fans, we cannot help but notice more Major League Baseball teams and ballparks taking the initiative to go green.

Bo's Green Goldmine

Bo's Green Goldmine

So, on Sunday, I and a couple of friends went for a walk on Main Street in Manayunk. We happened into a vintage boutique called Goldmine Unlimited. We were drawn in; maybe by the bar stools, maybe by the antique projectors, maybe by the cool blue cruiser, parked out front. Whatever it was that compelled us to go in, go in we did.
Help Plant 7 Billion Trees In 2009

Help Plant 7 Billion Trees In 2009

Mokugift provides an avenue to planting one tree for every person on the planet by year’s end in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). For $1 per tree via “online gifting,” supporters can join artists and athletes to plant trees

Battling Climate Change In 12 Ways

Battling Climate Change In 12 Ways

As people, towns, cities and countries honor World Environment Day 2009, the United Nations Environment Programme offers 12 ways each of us can make a difference in the fight against climate change.

HOME Documentary Debuts On World Environment Day

HOME Documentary Debuts On World Environment Day

In commemoration of the United Nations' 37th Annual World Environment Day, a new environmental documentary, HOME, was released globally June 5 to enlighten all of us about how we view and treat

Pittsburgh Hosts G20 Summit In September

Pittsburgh Hosts G20 Summit In September

The White House announced May 28 that it selected Pittsburgh to host the next G20 summit for global economic leaders to assemble on September 24 and 25.

Way Cleared For West Virginia Wind Farm

Way Cleared For West Virginia Wind Farm

On June 3, the West Virginia Supreme Court refused to take up a dispute over the construction of a wind farm, allowing state approval of the $250 million project to stand. The electric-generating facility and associated interconnection facilities will be built along a ridge in north-central West Virginia in Barbour and Randolph Counties.

Taste It Before You Waste It

Taste It Before You Waste It

When your mother tells you to finish all the food on your plate, it isn’t just because there are starving people in India. Americans waste the most food in the world—the average household throws out $500 worth of spoiled or uneaten food each year.

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