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Expanding Coverage to More Pregnant Women in Texas

From the Student Operated Press comes this good news for low-income pregnant women. A U.S. program expands access to prenatal health care in nine...
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Trees For Life, Planting Peace in Palestine

The Olive Co-operative has launched an initiative that offers the public an opportunity to sponsor the planting of olive trees in Palestine. The new trees...

CA Ruling in Favor of Bloggers as Journalists

"The good news keeps on coming for blogger legal rights. Friday, a California Appeals Court ruled that Apple could not compel several bloggers and...

Ride Your Bike to Work Week: More People Peddling to Jobs

2005 was one of the top years for bike sales in the U.S. with 20 million bikes sold. 2006 promises to be a record...

Drug Treatment Instead of Prison Yields Encouraging Results in CA

A new study from UCLA reports California has saved about $800 million over the last five years by sentencing non-violent drug offenders to community-based...
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Transforming a Barren Savannah to a Tropical Rainforest: The Remarkable story of Las Graviotas

EARTH DAY SPECIAL — Imagine miles and miles of desolate savannah in South America, without a tree or bird in sight, a veritable no-man's land....
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Paul Allen, Billionaire Philanthropist Delivers A Better Future Today

Do you think humans should strive to send airplanes into space? Listen for ET? Develop a real understanding of the human mind? Such ambitious...
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In the Deep Seas Fish are Booming, Study Says

A sweeping view by camera of the ocean floor, and research by David Bailey at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in La Jolla,...

Condors Return to Big Sur After 100-Year Absence

A Condor nest has been spotted in Northern California for the first time in 100 years. It is believed to contain an egg. Population...

Head Off Allergies: Expose Kids to Pets and Dirt Early

If you are a mom or dad, and feel guilty about not cleaning your house often enough, relax. You've been doing the best thing...

We’ve Read the Cover: Now NASA Opens The Book On Mars

The public has seen four rovers scratching the surface of Mars, and two orbiters peering at the red planet. Now with dazzling precision, NASA...
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Summer Vacations, Cheering Orphans, and Host Couples

To California, North Carolina, and Virginia, the Summer Miracles program brings orphans from Russia, Kazakhstan and Columbia for summer vacation with host families. Through...

Blue Butterfly Back From the Brink

The Smithsonian published a feature article in 2005 called Back From the Brink that asserted: "Not every endangered species is doomed. Thanks to tough laws,...

States Set Renewable Energy Goals

Eighteen states, including power hogs California and Texas, have set requirements or goals for renewable energy. New York, for one, aims to generate 25...

Heroes for Danny

Everyone could use a helping hand every once in a while, and for Danny Harkins, this was a perfect time for a helping hand....
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Positive Earth Facts from 2003

Non-Toxic Products Chemical Specialties Inc. is successfully launching its arsenic-free wood preservative into the commercial marketplace. A mixture of copper and quat -- a commonly...
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First International Positive Psychology Summit: Psychologists Herald ways to Live Happily Ever After

A group of upstart scientists, scholars and researchers in the field of psychology have decided that it is more important to focus on what...
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Healing the Globe: 11 Bright Spots

A quick rundown of 11 bright spots that are healing the globe, from Cairo to California, from Bolivia to British Columbia, From Moroco to...
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Las Vegas Used Car Dealer Saves Travelers Stranded After 9/11

In the aftermath of the September 11 attacks in the United States, Don Forman, a used car dealer in Las Vegas, heard on the...
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Natural Gas Buses Replace Diesel Fleet at Tourist Destination

Hearst Castle became the first California state park to operate with 100% natural-gas-powered buses. 16 new clean-fuel buses were unveiled June 23 that will...