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Article Less than 2 Percent of Carpenters Are Women—Meet the Master Builder Working to Change That
Maria Klemperer-Johnson is getting women ready for a growing and high-paying field by teaching them to build eco-friendly tiny homes.
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Article Lessons from a Pay-It-Forward Restaurant: The Importance of Gratitude
At the Karma Kitchen, people enjoy a meal that’s already paid for—and are invited to continue the chain of generosity. In the process, organizers and participants alike learn the transformative power of gratitude.
Located in Happiness
Article Monsanto May Have Won the Battle for I-522, But the Future of Food Is Not Lost
As final results come in for Initiative 522, advocates of GMO labeling are saying we need to change the system, not just the supermarket.
Located in Planet
Article Norway's Military Does "Meatless Mondays" for the Climate
Signs of change are appearing in the United States military as well.
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Article Paris Launched a Kid-Friendly Bike Share. Could the U.S. Be Next?
The city's mayor says the move will boost cycling in decades to come, creating a greener and more sociable city.
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Article Photo Essay: First Nations Take Their Last March Through Canada's Dystopian Tar Sands
Organizers agreed that the annual marches have helped raise awareness about the mining project. But their work is far from done.
Located in Peace & Justice
Article Portland's E. Coli Scare: How Mushrooms Could Have Helped Prevent It
Filters that contain fungi with powerful antibiotic properties can help remove harmful bacteria from water.
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Article Pro-Coal Kids' Pages Pulled from Government Site as Public Pressure Increases
Two sections that essentially told kids that coal was safe and good for the environment disappeared today from the website of a state agency in Illinois.
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Article Red and Blue States Agree on Taxing Corporations More (And Lots of Other Stuff)
When you ask Americans specific questions about the policies they support, it turns out we're not so polarized after all.
Located in Peace & Justice
Article Six Ways to Stay Warm without Central Heating
Whether you’re looking for ways to save a few bucks or to be kinder to the environment, these are some fun tips to fight the cold.
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