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CSPI Estimates 400,000 Preventable Deaths from Excess Salt Since 2010

Apr 23, 2014

WASHINGTON, April 21, 2014 - Four years ago yesterday the Institute of Medicine called on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to set limits on the levels of sodium (mostly from salt) allowed in various categories of processed food. But because the F...

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NASA invites you to take a #GlobalSelfie Earth Day

Apr 22, 2014
NASA invites you to take a #GlobalSelfie Earth Day

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May is Garden for Wildlife Month

Apr 22, 2014
May is Garden for Wildlife Month

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Your Earth Day Moment of Zen: 96 Seconds of Cute Elephants

Apr 22, 2014

NEW YORK, Earth Day, April 22, 2013 - The Wildlife Conservation Society's 96 Elephants campaign today released exactly 96 seconds of video footage of playful baby elephants to celebrate Earth Day – and to draw attention to the fact that 96 elephants are killed every day in Africa by poachers.

The footage includes five...

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This is What Global Warming Looks Like (VIDEO)

Apr 21, 2014

April 20, 2014 - After a long drought of media coverage about climate change, an ambitious series on Showtime, "Years of Living Dangerously," is off to a tremendous start. I urge you to watch all nine hours focusing, as the creators say, on the biggest story of our time—told through the eyes of people...

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“How’s My Waterway” Now More User-Friendly / App Lets Users Check Health of Waterways Anywhere in the US

Apr 21, 2014

WASHINGTON, April 18, 2014 — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released an enhanced version of "How's My Waterway," an app and website to help people find information on the condition of thousands of lakes, rivers and streams across the United States from their smart phone, tablet or desktop computer.

The How's My Waterway app...

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How Birds Really See the World (video)

Apr 17, 2014

Ever wonder what it looks like from a birds-eye-view? Hank explains they see more than you think! Help support us by subscribing to our page on Subbable: https://subbable.com/scishow

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How Much Water Does It Take To Make a Hamburger? (VIDEO)

Apr 17, 2014

June 21, 2012 – The video brings the following facts to light:
Bread and beef together make one of the most popular foods ever invented -- the hamburger. They are also two products that use a lot of water in their production. Rearing cattle requires more water than any other animal while the wheat used...

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9 Great Days, 9 Great Ways to Celebrate National Park Week

Apr 15, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. April 15, 2014 - From April 19 – 27, the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation will host National Park Week, featuring special events in parks nationwide. This year's theme, "National Park Week: Go Wild!" invites visitors to celebrate all that America's 401 national parks have to offer. With free...

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Why Every Teacher Should Require Students to Memorize the Opening Lines of the 14th Amendment (Interview)

Apr 14, 2014

April 13, 2014 - Linda Kerber has served as president of both the American Historical Association and the Organization of American Historians. At the 2014 annual meeting of the OAH she spoke with HNN about the importance of the 14th amendment. She want...

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