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Indian Couple Restores Forest Near Tiger Reserve

Indian Couple Restores Forest Near Tiger Reserve

If you took an aerial view of the land around the Singh residence near Ranthambore Tiger Reserve, you’d see a stark contrast of landscapes. All around their property are tracts of open land prepared for farming. The Singh land is entirely forested. Aditya and Poonam...

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You Can Train Your Brain to Be Happy

You Can Train Your Brain to Be Happy

Have you ever heard someone say that happiness is a choice? That emotion comes from the presence of four brain chemicals: serotonin, oxytocin, endorphins, and dopamine. When your mind sees something pleasurable or good for survival, then it turns these chemicals on....

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One Copenhagen Neighborhood Takes a Cue from the Past for Sustainability

One Copenhagen Neighborhood Takes a Cue from the Past for Sustainability

The global trend to build sustainably is transitioning buildings back to wood from concrete, steel, and brick. That approach is getting taken to the next level in a Copenhagen neighborhood where every new home and structure is built entirely with wood. It will provide...

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Village Creates First Modern 100% Sustainable Loop

Village Creates First Modern 100% Sustainable Loop

  Officials in the Netherlands have given American architect James Ehrlich permission to begin construction an eco-village about 30 minutes outside of Amsterdam. The project hopes to break ground in late 2020. The master plan involves up to 300 homes that already...

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Solving Hunger By Serving 4.4 Million Pounds of Rejected Food

Solving Hunger By Serving 4.4 Million Pounds of Rejected Food

Did you know that American grocery stores throw out 43 billion pounds of food each year? One of the reasons why this action occurs is because of rules and regulations that govern sell-by dates. If a perishable item doesn’t sell in time for it to be considered “fresh,”...

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