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December 8, 2010
Georgia Tech Memorial Garden<br>Credit: NatShots Photography/FlickrUniversity application season is upon us and if the school of your dreams (or your child’s dreams...
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November 22, 2010
Credit: Daniel R. Bloom/FlickrWhen looking at the issue of healthy schools, it's easy for administrators and parents to focus on the low-hanging fruit: switching to green...
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October 13, 2010
When it comes to child health and nutrition, no single issue has garnered more attention for the past two years than school food. First Lady Michelle Obama has moved far beyond...
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January 12, 2010
For 10 years Seattle’s eco-friendly sand-based strategy to control snow was more than adequate to manage the average 13 inches of snowfall the city received each winter.  But...
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January 4, 2010
Quietly, whether in rural communities or large cities, schools are finding novel ways to feed kids healthier, locally grown food, often cultivated by the children themselves as...
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October 9, 2009
Multi-story urban farms may feed city dwellers in the years to come. Rob Goodier interviews Dickson Despommier, a professor of public health at Columbia University, on the...
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October 4, 2009
A 2009 study by the Associated Press found contaminants in the water of schools in all 50 states. To parents familiar with school districts' efforts to erradicate asbestos, lead...
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September 29, 2009
It’s been endlessly debated, does recycling make economic sense? In New York City, back in 2002, Mayor Bloomberg proposed cuts to the city’s recycling budget, raising questions...
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September 29, 2009
Goats eat anything and sheep aren't bad at nibbling down weeds, which is why the Maryland State Highway Administration is renting a herd of goats and sheep to control invasive...
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September 29, 2009
Credit: Vipal/FlickrYou send your children off to school to open them up to a  world of learning but just getting them presents a risk to their developing brains....
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May 7, 2009
We've made progress in fighting air pollution, but as the American Lung Association's State of the Air: 2009 report makes clear, our smog problem isn't going away. Air pollution...
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October 6, 2009
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