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February 17, 2020

U.N. Declares 2020 As The International Year Of Plant Health
(NAPSI)--Can you imagine a world without fruit or flowers? Without farms or forests? It sounds extreme, but it could happen. Plants are under attack and the culprit is invasive pests. Some are so ...... Read more...

Trees Not Tombstones: New Options For End-of-Life
(NAPSI)--The vast majority of Americans have not completed their end-of-life planning. In fact, over half of those age 45-plus have done no end-of-life planning at all, according to a recent ...... Read more...

Beneficial Microbes In Our Everyday Lives
(NAPSI)--The last few years have seen a substantial increase in the number of products containing microbes in the market. Microbes are living organisms, such as bacteria or fungi, that are too small ...... Read more...

Gifts That Do A World Of Good
(NAPSI)--This holiday season, you don't have to look far to find items that deliver great features and functionality but use less energy. Products that earn the U.S. Environmental ...... Read more...

Six Hints To Help You Save Your Shelter From The Storm
(NAPSI)--As the climate changes, rough weather--tornadoes, hailstorms and the like--that used to trouble single areas of the country now occur in places that never expected to see ...... Read more...

"Bee" Thankful for Pollinators
(NAPSI)--When you gather with family or friends around the table this holiday season, consider just how much pollinators contribute to your favorite dishes. Whether you're recreating ...... Read more...

What Is Lurking In The Pork Sold At Walmart Stores?
(NAPSI)--When Sir Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin in 1928, the average U.S. life expectancy was around 57 years. Today, largely thanks to the era of antibiotics that he created; life ...... Read more...

Five Good Reasons To Eat Less Meat
(NAPSI)--The next time you're planning a family meal, a party or just a little snack for yourself, consider this: Reducing your meat consumption can have a multitude of benefits. Why To ...... Read more...

How To Choose A Christmas Tree: Tips From Expert Arborist Mark Chisholm
(NAPSI)--There's more to decking the halls with just the right Christmas tree than many people realize. Here are seven hints that can help: Select Your Location Before you head to ...... Read more...

Gift Ideas
(NAPSI)—This holiday season, you don’t have to look far to find items that deliver great features and functionality but use less energy. Products that earn the U.S. Environmental ... Read more...

Prepare Your Home For The Rough Weather Ahead
(NAPSI)--There have been more than 80 extreme weather events in the United States that caused at least $1 billion each in damage since 2011, according to data from the National Oceanic and ...... Read more...

As Temperatures Drop, Check Tire Pressure More Often
(NAPSI)--You may notice, when the weather turns colder, the tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) light on your dashboard lights up more frequently. The Car Care Council recommends checking ...... Read more...

Future-proofing Tips For Texas Building Owners
(NAPSI)--Texas is a great place for companies to do business and developers are building fast to keep up. Texas also experiences extreme weather and forces property owners to think seriously ...... Read more...

Celebrate ENERGY STAR Day-Every Day
(NAPSI)--Every October, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) celebrates ENERGY STAR Day to raise awareness about the benefits of saving energy today, tomorrow, and for good. The ...... Read more...

Lucky's Legacy: 5 Important Lessons TurfMutt Taught Us
(NAPSI)--Lucky the TurfMutt is a real-life rescue dog who "pawed it forward" by spending a decade educating children and families about living landscapes--why they are important ...... Read more...

Know What To Do In Case Of A Disaster
(NAPSI)--In 2019 alone, there have been at least six weather and climate disaster events with losses exceeding $1 billion each--but you can be prepared for anything with the expert ...... Read more...

Hints To Help You Be Engine Smart, Earth Kind
(NAPSI)--Knowing where to look can help you save money at the fuel pump. To help, Growth Energy and GasBuddy announced that drivers across the nation can now take advantage of Unleaded ...... Read more...

Be The Coolest, Most Energy-Efficient Home
(NAPSI)--This summer, homeowners don't have to choose between being cool and eco-conscious. Today's innovations make it "no sweat" to enjoy both with smart home climate ...... Read more...

Facts On Fuel From An Expert Boater
(NAPSI)--As an avid boater, I always eagerly anticipate the transition from winter into spring and summer because it means my family and I can get back out on the water. Much goes into properly ...... Read more...

How Are You Going To Celebrate Earth Day?
(NAPSI)--On April 22, 1970, 20 million Americans gathered in the streets, in parks and in auditoriums around the country in support of a healthy, sustainable environment. By the end of that ...... Read more...


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