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Before throwing out those leftovers, the EPA wants us to take the Food Recovery Challenge

Before throwing out those leftovers, the EPA wants us to take the Food Recovery Challenge

LatinaLista — A drive through any community in the USA on trash pick-up day reveals an effort to recycle. Yellow lid bins crammed with paper, plastic, boxes, bottles, etc. show that people are getting the message about the environment and are trying to do the right thing. Yet, when it comes to how we, as

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Planet’s indigenous get ready to stage “largest climate march in history”

LatinaLista — Among the rational, climate change is no longer denied or ridiculed. Rising sea levels, soaring summer temperatures, monstrous storms, tornados and flooding and a drought encompassing most of the planet are clear indicators that something is happening. It is said that the people who are on the frontlines of this global climate change

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Video: Former inmates reconnect with Nature to heal their spirit and keep from returning to their old ways

LatinaLista — Sometimes a reconnection with Nature is what is needed to heal the Human Spirit. For those who “feel broken” due to incarceration and drug addiction, this reconnection can make all the difference in having a bright future. In a special conservation program started in 2010 in the Houston area, former inmates have an

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Video: College entrepreneur has big idea on how to “close loop” in creating bigger landfills

LatinaLista — Holly Chan is a graduate of Purdue University and an up-and-coming entrepreneur. But if Chan has her way, other businesses that like her idea would steal it. To Chan, it wouldn’t be thievery but validation that she is creating change in a sector of industry that is contributing 152 billion pounds of containers

Latina bloggers who won the opportunity to be part of the American Latino Expedition

Latina bloggers explore the Latino connection with national parks

LatinaLista — The national trend of ‘getting back to nature’ doesn’t just mean eating organic foods or simplifying our lives. It also means connecting with nature. Some will say they do that by going to a neighborhood park, running, or tending home gardens, but while all are examples of being outside there’s only one way

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