Wasting water now comes with hefty fine in drought-ravaged California
In California, overwatering your lawn isn’t just an objectionable act … it’s a criminal one.

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The big carnivores are in trouble — and that’s no little thing

The majority of Earth’s largest carnivores are threatened with extinction, and the trickle-down effects of that decline can be seen everywhere.

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Organic produce contains more antioxidants

Scientists look at a lot of data — including the famous Stanford analysis — and find an excellent reason to enjoy organic produce.

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Casa Futebol concept brings public housing to Brazil’s vacant World Cup stadiums

Thousands of Brazilians lost their homes when the World Cup stadiums were constructed. 1Week1Project’s Casa Futebol concept invites them back.

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5 easy ways to have fresh-smelling towels
These DIY methods will get rid of that horrible stinky towel smell.

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8 ways to be a probiotic pro
Probiotics are found in an increasing number of foods, but are all probiotics created equal?

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10 recipes for beets that celebrate this colorful superfood
Beets are no longer the wayward root forced upon you as a boring side dish. These ten recipes put the sweet, nutritious vegetable at center stage in beautiful and sophisticated ways.

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New app raises funds for animal shelters with every step

Turn your next walk into a fundraiser for your favorite animal rescue organization.

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To ease urban pressure, China looks to floating cities
Worried about sea level rise and population growth? Maybe floating cities are the answer.

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5 incomparable outsider art environments to visit around the world
The masterworks of visionaries, artists and dreamers, these less conventional attractions are worth the detour.

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A skyscraper that grows taller and taller as its occupants generate waste
Billed as a ‘self-generating development,’ Organic Skyscraper’s ultimate height is dependent on the recycling activities of its occupants.

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Retired city bus converted into tiny living space
Two women with creative imaginations transform a junked bus into a unique mobile home.

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How to treat a bee sting naturally
Pesky insects can be a real pain during summer outdoor activities, but these simple remedies ease the aftermath of a close encounter.

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Good news for turtles: U.S. designates massive ‘critical habitat’ for loggerheads

The newly protected areas account for nearly half of the estimated 1,531 miles of shoreline used by the threatened sea turtles.

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13 natural remedies for the ant invasion

Ants are making their way into homes this time of year. Thankfully there are natural pest control methods to help you cope with and eliminate the problem. Plus, many of the solutions use what you already have in your cupboard!

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