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Earth Is Dimming Due To Climate Change
(NAPSI)--Warming ocean waters have caused a drop in the brightness of the Earth, according to recent research.  Scientists used decades of measurements of earthshine--the light reflected from Earth that illuminates the surface of the Moon--as well as satellite measurements to find that th... More >>

Tips To Reduce Food Waste At Thanksgiving
by Dr. Jean Buzby (NAPSI)--Each year, the average American family of four loses $1,500 to uneaten food--that's about 1,160 pounds of food. At holiday or any time, it's a good idea to think ...... More >>

How To Reduce Food Waste At Home
by Dr. Jean Buzby (NAPSI)--Here's a cool idea: A clean, well-organized refrigerator can help your family prevent food waste. Three Ways To Fight Food Waste1. Know and, if necessary, ...... More >>

Easy Tips To Reduce Food Waste In Your Child's Lunch Box
by Jean Buzby  (NAPSI)--It's estimated that a family of four spends, on average, $1,500 a year on food that goes uneaten--but you can help save food and money and improve your kids' ...... More >>

Calling All Backyarders: Fall Is Your Time
(NAPSI)--Backyarding, the trend to move many indoor activities outdoors, is now a permanent way of life. During the pandemic, learning to work, entertain, vacation, work out and more right in ...... More >>

Clean Your Clothes--And The Planet
(NAPSI)--For many families, the cooling weather means a return to routines: work, school, sports practice, meal prep and household chores.  Busy parents have a lot on their plate getting ...... More >>

If Your Home Survives A Fire, Will It Still Be Safe?
(NAPSI)--Wildfires are burning hotter and moving faster than ever before. They create health and safety hazards long after being extinguished. The residue and small particles carried in wildfire ...... More >>

A Safe Way to Return to Play
(NAPSI)--As life returns to normal following an impossibly difficult year, one aspect of the pandemic likely to remain is the understanding that clean, germ-free environments are ...... More >>

Across The U.S., Non-white Neighborhoods Are Hotter Than White Ones
(NAPSI)--Nationwide, in both major cities and small towns, neighborhoods with more Black, Hispanic and Asian residents experience hotter temperatures during summer heatwaves than nearby white ...... More >>

Pointers On Parasite Control
(NAPSI)--Often, little things can have a big effect on livestock production. Even unseen things such as internal and external parasites can take a heavy toll on beef and dairy cattle, robbing them ...... More >>

Ten Reasons An RV Will Level-up A Camping Trip
(NAPSI)--You can get away from it all--without having to leave it all behind. Here's how: Better than camping, even better than glamping, is traveling via recreational vehicle (RV). Don't worry ...... More >>

What To Know About Mold And Mildew
(NAPSI)--If you're like a lot of homeowners, your domicile is in danger from an insidious, invisible growth--mold--and you don't even know it. That's because for many people, mold conjures ...... More >>

Quality HVAC Cleaning
(NAPSI)--You could be more comfortable at home for less money. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, cleaning a HVAC system lets it run more efficiently. Clean, efficient systems ...... More >>

Climate Change Likely Shifted The Axis Of The Earth, According To A New Study
(NAPSI)--Global warming that caused glacial melting is likely the cause of a shift in the movement of the Earth's poles in the 1990s, according to a new study in Geophysical Research Letters, ...... More >>

Save Energy, Money And The Climate
(NAPSI)--After over a year of staying close to home, lots of people are ready for summer fun. However, warm days can mean much higher energy bills--but you can do something about that.  ...... More >>

Today's Weather Is Unpredictable: Keep Your Outdoor Power Equipment Ready
(NAPSI)--Weather today is challenging and the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) reminds home and business owners that it's important to make sure you have the right outdoor power equipment ...... More >>

What You Need To Know Before Buying Plants Or Seeds From Overseas
(NAPSI)--Online shopping and e-commerce have opened new doors for gardening enthusiasts, offering unprecedented access to rare and exotic plants and seed products from around the world at the click ...... More >>

Powering Up Your Backyard: The Right Equipment
(NAPSI)--Backyarding--the trend to move all sorts of indoor activities outside--has become a permanent part of many people's lives during the COVID-19 pandemic. The backyard became a safe haven ...... More >>

Apartment Living Fosters Much Needed Sense Of Community
(NAPSI)--Communities are more than groups of people who live together in the same geographical area. In their truest sense, communities transcend the physical spaces they occupy to become places ...... More >>

Healthy Air, Healthy Home
(NAPSI)--Asthma affects more than 24 million people in the U.S., including more than 6 million children, reports the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. In addition, more than 50 million ...... More >>


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