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Why Reading to Your Child Could Be The Most Important Thing You Do Today

January 23, 2015 0 Comments
Why Reading to Your Child Could Be The Most Important Thing You Do Today

Research has shown just how important it is to read aloud to young children, particularly for those youngsters from poorer backgrounds, in order to provide a foundation from which they can build a successful future. A study by Hart-Risley found that children from disadvantaged backgrounds have been exposed to up to 30 million fewer words […]

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Do One Thing…Every Week in 2015!

December 28, 2014 0 Comments
Do One Thing…Every Week in 2015!

Many people decide to make a list of New Year’s Resolutions at this time of year, in desperation to achieve some of the goals that they have been keeping on the back burners for months. These often involve the usual….don’t drink so much alcohol, lose weight, finish writing that book. Here at The Good Human […]

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Do One Thing: Voice Opposition to the U.S. Navy’s Assault on Whales

May 8, 2014 2 Comments
Do One Thing: Voice Opposition to the U.S. Navy’s Assault on Whales

During the next five years, the Navy has plans to begin testing and training with sonar explosives that will threaten entire populations of marine wildlife off the East and Gulf coasts, Southern California, and Hawaii, according to the Natural Resource Defense Council. It is expected that the Navy will kill nearly 1,000 whales and other […]

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Do One Thing: Switch to Greener Brand of Toilet Tissue

April 24, 2014 1 Comment
Do One Thing: Switch to Greener Brand of Toilet Tissue

You know that extra-soft toilet paper that cartoon bears adore wiping their bums with? I recently learned that 98 percent of the pulp used to make it comes from virgin wood. Apparently, the “good stuff” used to be made with recycled office paper – but more offices are going paperless. American consumers prefer the luxury […]

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Do One Thing: Voice your Opposition to the Food Safety Modernization Act

October 24, 2013 0 Comments
Do One Thing: Voice your Opposition to the Food Safety Modernization Act

We all share the responsibility of keeping our food supply safe, from farm to table. The federal government’s new farm bill will unfairly burden family farmers, target sustainable and organic farming, reduce the availability of fresh, local food in our communities, and have negative consequences for the environment. You can voice your opposition to the […]

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Do One Thing: Tell The FDA You Won’t Eat GMO Salmon

September 15, 2010 4 Comments
Do One Thing: Tell The FDA You Won’t Eat GMO Salmon

Like to eat fish that hasn’t been genetically modified into frankenfish? Tell the FDA. Massive mutant GMO salmon, genetically engineered to grow twice as fast as wild salmon, are coming to a table near you if you don’t act today. On September 3rd, a panel of three Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officials declared that […]

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