Collier and Lee Counties Edition
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Archive of: Global Brief and NAPC

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Green Crisis

Green Crisis

Out of 391,000 known species of plants, only 30,000 have had their uses documented, and as many as a fifth are in grave danger due to invasive species, disease and changing landscapes.

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Biodegradable Bottle

Biodegradable Bottle

An Icelandic student has invented a water bottle made of red algae and water that, unlike plastic bottles, will decompose naturally and quickly.

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Bright Idea

Bright Idea

MIT scientists have found a way of recycling the energy within incandescent light bulbs, aiming to make them even more efficient than compact fluorescent bulbs.

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Cause and Effect

Cause and Effect

Consumers, brands and retailers opposed to GMOs in our food supply are joining in a national educational campaign this month.

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School Haze

School Haze

To improve air quality, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is offering school districts up to $25,000 to retrofit or replace an older diesel-fueled bus to cut emissions.

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Organic Rally

Organic Rally

The Non GMO Project is sponsoring National Non-GMO Month in October to increase education and awareness of unlabeled genetically modified food products.

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Constructive Campaigning

Constructive Campaigning

An Internet radio program is offering nonpartisan questions and apps that stimulate intelligent and inclusive discussions about politics on social media.

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Boo! To-Do

Boo! To-Do

Recycled tutus, organic treats, natural face paints and non-food treats help kids enjoy a playful Halloween while learning Earth-friendly ways.

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Lying Labels

Lying Labels

Faced with rising consumer resistance to High-Fructose Corn Syrup, the corn refiners industry has created the terms “fructose syrup” or just “fructose” to hide its intense use in processed foods.

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Healing Recipe

Healing Recipe

At more than 20 medical schools, doctors-to-be are learning about healthy diets and food preparation, often in hands-on cooking classes.

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