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India’s Clean Air Campaign

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India’s Clean Air Campaign Starting on February 10th, the New Delhi government will begin a two-week clean air campaign. The goal is to raise awareness about the need to improve air quality in India’s capital. The Ministry of Environment, Forest…

All About Bonsai

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If you have ever seen a Bonsai plant, you know just how impressive those miniature trees are. But did you ever take a moment to consider the history or meaning behind this tradition? Once you discover the story behind these…

Rosemary Facts

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Rosemary Facts History Native to the Mediterranean coast, Rosemary gets its name form the Latin words “ros” (dew) and “marinus” (sea). It grows as an evergreen bush with needle-like leaves, and can reach up to 6 feet in height. During…

Dill Facts

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Dill Facts History Dill has a rich history: it was extensively used by the ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Romans. Ancient Greeks used the herb for the production of perfumes. Greeks who won athletic competitions were given a dill wreath as…

Basil Facts

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Basil Facts History Basil is a beautiful herb that brings Italian dishes like pasta and pizza to life. In Italian culture, it is viewed as a sign of love and devotion between young couples. It is said that when a…

October Is Healthy Lung Month

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October Is Healthy Lung Month Breathing is an essential part of our existence, yet most of us take it for granted. Unless you meditate on a regular basis, I bet you rarely even think about breathing. Since October is Healthy…

Unlock your nurturing instincts

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Unlock your nurturing instincts One of the first steps towards making a positive impact on the planet is unlocking our nurturing instincts. Each of us possesses this capacity, although some may have silenced it more than others. Bringing that nurturing…