Tamar Abrams: The Office’s Angela Kinsey Gets Serious About Sea Turtles

"I don’t want to live in a world where I could say to my daughter, ‘There used to be turtles that swam in the ocean,’" says actress Angela Kinsey about her involvement in a new series of PSA’s for the nonprofit Oceana. “I don’t want to live in a world where I could say to my daughter, ‘There used to be turtles that swam in the ocean,’” says actress Angela Kinsey about her...

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Iran Declares Holiday Over Severe Air Pollution

TEHRAN, Iran — High air pollution has forced Iranian authorities to close offices and declare a one-day public holiday in the capital, Tehran. State television… TEHRAN, Iran — High air pollution has forced Iranian authorities to close offices and declare a one-day public holiday in the capital, Tehran. State television says a government committee late Monday decided the pollution levels warranted the closure of...

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Should America Recycles Day Really Be Zero Waste Day?

November 15th is America Recycles Day, "the only nationally recognized day dedicated to the promotion of recycling programs in the United States. One day to… November 15th is America Recycles Day, “the only nationally recognized day dedicated to the promotion of recycling programs in the United States. One day to inform and educate.” And what are they teaching you? That it is OK to buy disposable crap and throw...

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EPA: Recycle Your Old Cell Phones

If you have an old cell phone stashed in a closet or rattling around in your desk drawer, the Environmental Protection Agency hopes you won’t… If you have an old cell phone stashed in a closet or rattling around in your desk drawer, the Environmental Protection Agency hopes you won’t just toss it in the trash. As part of National Cell Phone Recycling Week, the agency is working with mobile phone companies to...

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Stephanie Soechtig: Jack Johnson Water Video: Get Off The Bottle

Jack Johnson may be one of the most authentically green artists out there: he has completely greened his tours and his concert rider requests things like recycling bins and biodiesel generators. Jack Johnson may be one of the most authentically green artists out there. He has completely greened his tours and his concert rider requests things like recycling bins and biodiesel generators. When we made our bottled water documentary...

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Ed Begley Jr.: The Cost of Bottled Water

Not only does bottled water take valuable water resources from locations around the country that need them, but it uses huge amounts of fossil fuel to bottle and deliver it, leaving in its wake a literal ocean of unrecycled plastics. As someone who has grown up living in Southern California, I know all too well about the costs and scarcities of water. As we continue to combine the effects of global climate change with an ever...

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