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# Article Title Author Hits
1 Tar Sands Pipeline Under Scrutiny Adam Larose 115
2 Web Watch Organic Gardening Steffan Hammonds 69
3 Opinion Speaking Out Against ISIS Michelle McConnell 96
4 Manure and More--Readying the Garden Hugh Kruzel 50
5 Opinion A Meditation on Plastics Klothild de Baar (a pseudonym) 108
6 Peace and Eco Briefs Mike Buckthought 94
7 World War 1: Lessons Learned Elaine Gibson 144
8 Saving the Bees - and the Planet Julia Cieslukowska 97
9 Looking for a Friend... Andrea Dixon 93
10 Energy Poverty: a Global Problem Kathryn Norman 261
11 Healthy Homes a Challenge for Society Adrian Larose 115
12 Better Housing for Better Health Adrian Larose 231
13 Getting Energy Help during the Winter Months David Farrington 226
14 Helping the Homeless with Energy Updates Francella Fiallos 242
15 Save on Energy with Free Programs Alastair Larwill 284
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In this issue..

Opinion Speaking Out Against ISIS

 Have you heard of Ali Bajwa? How about Grand Mufti Shawqi Allam? Or the Arab League Chief Nabil al-Arabi? Mehmet Gormez? Not many people have!


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