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The Base of “The Base Project”

When brothers Chris and Doug Akin started out, they both had similar career paths. The two twin brothers loved conversions, and working together. Though the two have always been hard workers, they never…

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6 Tips To Take To The Farmer’s Markets!

Whether you want to eat locally, are looking for fresh and in-season produce, or are just looking for something different to do over the weekend, you should make a visit to your local…

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Green Festival NYC 2014 – Our Top 18 Picks!

Eco18 had the pleasure of finishing off our Earth Week celebrations by attending NYC’s Green Festival this past weekend. The festival took place at Pier 94 in New York City and was filled…

AUG 14, 2013: Meteors streak above the Wyoming countryside early Tuesday morning north of Cheyenne in this time-elapsed photo. (AP Photo/The Wyoming Tribune Eagle, Blaine McCartney)

Eta Aquarid Meteor Shower 2014: When, Where, What Is It?

Eta Aquarid is one of the two annual showers caused by Halley’s Comet. It’s named after the most “radiant” point in the Aquarius constellation, a bright star Eta Aquarii. The peak of the…

People sit under the blossoms at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden's Sakura Matsuri. (Henry Chan/The Epoch Times)

Unseen City: Spring’s Fleeting Beauty

For those who were in Florida for the past six months, the winter in New York City was, in a word, obnoxious. Record-setting cold the likes of which the city hasn’t seen since…

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Earth Day Events 2014

Earth Day began on April 22nd 1970 in the United States during the turbulent 70s era. Thousands protested against the negative effects that pollution had on their cities. Since that day,  environmental movements…

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Can’t Miss TV Shows About the Environment

  Let’s face it, there are plenty of shows on TV that are mindless entertainment that we are all guilty of watching, even if it’s for the mere sake of zoning out for…

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10 Tips for Planning an Eco-Friendly Wedding

Around 2.3 million couples wed every year in the US. That breaks down to almost 6,200 weddings a day! Fortunately for the environment, “green” weddings are on the rise. With wedding season quickly…

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Natural Products Expo West 2014 — Our 18 Favs and a few more!

So, a record breaking 67,000 people attended this year’s Expo West in Aneheim, March 7-9. We can certainly believe it, having battled our way around 2,600 booths–we didn’t get to see them all,…

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Unleashing the Power of Girls (with Puppies!)

Give a girl a puppy and she will change the world. At least that’s what Unleashed, a social justice program for middle school girls, believes to be (kind of) true. While the organization…

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