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Toxic Clean-Up: Houseplants Help Reduce Indoor Air Toxins like Benzene and Formaldehyde

Toxic Clean-Up: Houseplants Help Reduce Indoor Air Toxins like Benzene and Formaldehyde

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Studies have shown that indoor pollution can be worse than outdoor pollution, especially during the winter months when we seal ourselves up inside our houses and apartments. Timothy Buckley, Ph.D., MHS, and associate professor of Environmental Health Sciences at the

Tanna Frederick, Jesse Spencer, James Pribram @ PSOS 2011 Gala

Tanna Frederick, Jesse Spencer, James Pribram @ PSOS 2011 Gala

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Project Save Our Surf 2011 was not just about diving into the waves. Celebs & pro surfers took a little break from the water to hit the blue carpet at the Celebrity Gala held in Santa Monica.  Watch interviews by

Please Support This Beautiful Art Highlighting Ocean Pollution (Video)

Please Support This Beautiful Art Highlighting Ocean Pollution (Video)

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A beautiful piece of art currently stands at a Santa Monica neighborhood bringing awareness to ocean pollution.  Watch this video of Tanna Frederick/Project Save Our Surf at the location. ( Al Seib / Los Angeles Times ) Corlin hugs his daughter Emilie

China Update

China Update

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I've been in China for the past few weeks for an environmental justice fellowship program funded by the State Department which brought together 18 fellows (9 from the US and 9 from China) to look at environmental justice issues in

Candles = Love. Except When They Burn Toxins

Candles = Love. Except When They Burn Toxins

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Quick: what's the first thing you think of when you hear Valentine's Day? Flowers… romance… lingerie (choose eco-friendly) champagne… chocolate. Chances are, there will be candles involved. But did you know many candles may be unsafe? And, no, I’m not

Sometimes I can’t stand the smell of clean clothes

Sometimes I can’t stand the smell of clean clothes

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The other day, one of my daughter’s friends dropped off a bag of my daughter’s clothes at our house. For some reason, my daughter just can’t seem to come home with all of her clothes when she has a sleepover,

My dog’s poop is not your problem

My dog’s poop is not your problem

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I don’t understand people who don’t clean up after their dogs. What is the deal? My neighborhood has a beautiful walking trail around it, with views like this: But instead of looking up, enjoying the view while I run, I

Breathe Easier During Fire Season

Breathe Easier During Fire Season

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Unfortunately, fires are a reality of living in Southern California, especially in the late summer and fall. As we’ve seen this week, fire season has started early this year. And as hot and dry as it is right now, I

Video: An Interview with James Cromwell

Video: An Interview with James Cromwell

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Actor, producer, writer, Holocaust survivor & Vegan.  Jack of all traits, James Cromwell was at the FUEL sneak screening in Los Angeles last week.  We talked about the lifestyle changes he's made to help the environment & shares with us