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Local environmental groups

Alliance for the Great Lakes:

October 14, 2007 12:00 am

Local environmental pioneers

Lee Botts: This petite, silver-haired senior is a wolf in sheep's clothing when it comes to environmental issues.

October 14, 2007 12:00 am

Grass-roots movement pushes green living

Picture an environmentally conscious household.

October 14, 2007 12:00 am

Column: It's time to seek solutions

It seems that so often when an accident, an incident, an unforeseen event occurs, immediately we look to place blame for it and use so much energy and time in the process. Eventually we look for solutions and that is what we should do in this instance and right now!

October 14, 2007 12:00 am

Northwest Indiana's environmental timeline

1899 -- Studies by University of Chicago Botanist Dr. Henry Chandler Cowles focus on the concept of succession, how plant species change in a given area to make room for new species to take over. Cowles uses the plants in the Indiana Dunes as his outdoor laboratory and draws students to his …

October 14, 2007 12:00 am

Green investing tips

Venture abroad: European companies set the pace in development and deployment of green technology. Many are more profitable than their fledgling U.S. counterparts.

October 03, 2007 12:00 am

At the alter: How to plan a green wedding

Brides and grooms are showing love for one another -- and the earth -- with environmentally friendly weddings. Hosting green nuptials mainly comes down to making eco-conscious tweaks on tradition.

October 03, 2007 12:00 am

At work: Green is a growth industry

Tom Ochsner of St. Peters, Mo., makes a living by advising homeowners how to save money on home heating and cooling bills.

October 03, 2007 12:00 am

At home: Eliminate those hidden hazards

Toxic chemicals aren't just a threat in the outdoor environment. They're creeping into American homes.

October 03, 2007 12:00 am

On the road: 24 tips for eco-friendly travel

Going on vacation doesn't mean you should let your good green habits of home go on holiday, too. Take them with you.

October 03, 2007 12:00 am

In the kitchen: Eat well and save the planet

"We are enslaved by speed and have all succumbed to the same insidious virus: Fast Life, which disrupts our habits, pervades the privacy of our homes and forces us to eat Fast Foods."

October 03, 2007 12:00 am

Carbon footprint: Even baby steps can shrink it

Why do they call it a "carbon footprint?"

October 03, 2007 12:00 am

Green food Q&A: Fast takes on 'slow' food movement

Gary Paul Nabhan, a professor of environmental science at Northern Arizona University, is founder of the Renewing America's Food Traditions Project of Slow Food USA, a non-profit educational organization. He recently spoke with Stephanie Innes of the Arizona Daily Star, Tucson, about the "sl…

October 03, 2007 12:00 am
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