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Scientists say plastic microfibers are now found everywhere on Earth including inside our bodies

We are all looking for simple ways to move toward a greener, more prosperous future. Taking part in recycling and reducing consumption of plastics and using environmentally safe products are great ways to help. Now, a new science is telling us that our efforts are just beginning. We’ve been focused mainly on the pollutants that […]

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America’s largest grocery store chain will be eliminating its 6 billion plastic bags per year

Days ago, we wrote about the amazing news from Australia, where 80 percent of the use of disposable plastic bags in the country was dramatically cut in just three months time. Two of the largest supermarket chains banned the bags, making a drastic difference and the citizens may vote for leaders promising to do more. […]

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Carcinogen found in 90 million Americans’ drinking water supplies remains unregulated in most states

The Environmental Working Group (EWG), a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to protecting human health and the environment, found a carcinogen, in nearly 90 million American’s drinking water supplies. But as if that’s not concerning enough, the human-made carcinogen called 1,4-Dioxane is also found in thousands of personal care products. It remains almost completely unregulated in […]

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California bans pesticide linked to brain damage in kids yet defended by Trump administration

California Governor Gavin Newsom has taken critical action to protect generations of California children from the serious health effects of a dangerous pesticide called chlorpyrifos. Newsom’s administration has banned the use of the toxic chemical. In a revised state budget, he also allocated $5.7 million towards finding an alternative pesticide that takes a safer “holistic […]

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Australia cut the use of plastic bags by 80 percent in just three months

As we see more and more stories about sea creatures like whales found dead with bellies full of plastic, more and more countries and localities are banning single-use plastics like bags and straws. In one dramatic example, Australia cut the use of plastic bags by 80 percent in just three months, and it wasn’t due […]

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Harley-Davidson boldly joins the green revolution

If you thought electric vehicles weren’t sexy, think again. Coming soon: Harley-Davidson’s all-new electric LiveWire™ is going to hit the roads in fall 2019. The company says the Harley-Davidson LiveWire is a futuristic, muscular and powerful motorcycle that can fully charge up in an hour and accelerate from 0 to 60 in just 3 seconds. […]

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Edible water bottles are here and just helped the London Marathon “save a ton”

It was a milestone for Marathon runners in London on Monday. The event is making worldwide news, but the news isn’t all about the runners. It’s about the edible and biodegradable water capsules handed out along the 26.2-mile route. A new product could help eliminate more than 215,000 plastic water bottles per marathon.   “The […]

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Report warns climate change will hit real estate developers hard

President Donald Trump may not be interested in dealing with climate change, but he should be, especially since the real estate industry he has been involved with for decades is starting to take it seriously. Partnering with global investment manager Heitman, a real estate investment firm with properties all around the world, the Urban Land […]

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Saudi Arabia now has plenty of water — but you might not like where it is coming from

The droughts and accompanying wildfires in California have dominated the news, culminating in the November 2018 Camp Fire, California’s deadliest wildfire in history. The droughts and heat have only gotten worse since the 80s, thought to be the result of climate change. Despite a growing problem with shrinking water resources in the state, Saudi Arabia […]

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