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Botanical Breakthrough

Spurred by consumer demand, pioneering chicken farmers are replacing antibiotics with oregano oil and cinnamon.

Clean Jeans

More than 90 percent of struggling middle-school kids attended classes more often when they were able to bring their dirty clothes to school for washing in Whirlpool-donated machines.

Raw Hide

Iowa State University researchers have made synthetic-leather shoes and vests out of fabric they developed using kombucha tea, vinegar and water.

Toxic Crops

At least two water districts in California’s Central Valley are selling oilfield wastewater to farmers, threatening the safety of Americans’ food supply.

Junior Achievement

On April 27, more than 3.5 million American workplaces will open to their doors to their employees’ children for memory-making experiences sure to last a lifetime.

Bag Ban

After 52 percent of voters gave a thumbs-up, California is banning all single-use plastic bags, which have numbered a whopping 25 million daily.

Fish Story

Fish farms in backyards and pools throughout Africa are boosting incomes for 10 million people and improving the diets of 200 million more.

Eco-Joe

Coffee can be relished even more when it’s made with low-energy coffeemakers, is sustainably grown and equipment and accessories are recyclable.

Heave Ho

More than 640,000 tons of traps, crab pots, nets and other fishing gear litter the ocean floor worldwide, trapping and killing marine life.

Free Fuel

Scientists in Sweden and the United States are making rapid progress in “water splitting” to produce liquid hydrogen fuel from ordinary water.

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Click on the cover image to read the digital version of the March issue of  Natural Awakenings  that allows you to turn pages like the print edition.

 

 

 

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