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Lawmakers Go After Companies For Putting Toxic PFAS Chemicals In Drinking Water

Lawmakers in Congress are taking manufacturing companies to task over dangerous PFAS chemicals that have contaminated drinking water in every state in the country. For decades, these chemicals have been used by companies such as 3M Company, the Chemours Company and DuPont in the manufacture of several products from non-stick pans, water repellent, firefighting foam, […]

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BioSolar Leaves May Be Better At Cleaning The Air Than Trees

Though you’ve probably never heard of BioSolar Leaves, they may one day assist in purifying the air we breathe while simultaneously producing healthy food, according to the World Economic Forum. The panels look much like the usual solar panels, but with one major difference: They’re green due to the microscopic plant life growing in them […]

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Artist Draws Awareness To Deforestation By Planting A Forest Inside A Stadium

An artist in Austria is bringing attention to the worldwide problem of deforestation by planting a forest inside a stadium to reflect the dystopian future our planet is heading for if we do not stop clear-cutting trees. Deforestation is worse now than ever before, especially as the Amazon rainforest burns in Brazil and loggers prepare […]

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Plastic Packaging Being Replaced By Banana Leaves In Asian Supermarkets

It began in Thailand at Rimping supermarket: Wrapping produce in banana leaves instead of plastic as a way to reduce the amount of plastic waste in landfills across the world. And now the trend is taking hold all across Asia, according to Matador Network: “The banana leaves are multi-purpose, able to be used for vegetables, […]

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Greta Thunberg Explains How We Can All Help Save The Planet In Just Three Easy Steps

On Friday, climate activist Greta Thunberg inspired millions of students worldwide to go on strike to bring awareness to the issue of the global climate crisis. All total, there were 2,500 events planned in over 150 countries, according to Vox. A day earlier, Thunberg, along with writer and environmentalist George Monbiot released a short film […]

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Blue Communities Fight Against The Greed Of Water Privatization

Water insecurity is one of the most pressing problems humanity faces in the world today, which is why water privatization is an evil that must be fought. And that’s what Canadian activist Maude Barlow and “Blue Communities” are doing. The worst perpetrator of water privatization is Nestle, which sucks up millions of gallons from freshwater […]

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American Elk Population Threatened By The Increasing Popularity Of Outdoor Activities

Vail, Colorado, is known as one of the most beautiful places in the United States, drawing tourists from around the world, many of whom travel to the city for outdoor activities such as hiking, mountain biking, and skiing. But the popularity of Vail is having devastating consequences for the elk population in the area, The […]

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India To Ban Single-Use Plastics In Celebration Of Gandhi’s Birthday

As the single-use plastics crisis continues to wreak havoc on our oceans and coastlines, more nations are waking up to do something about it. The latest to step up is India, which is using the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday to ban them this year. Gandhi is a legendary leader who advocated for peaceful protest […]

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Keep Your Eyes Out For Wonderful Wildlife Crossings As You Hit The Highways For Vacation

As Americans make travel plans and get out on the highways, they face many tedious hours in the car. However, watching the native wildlife and spotting wildflowers along the way can be a memorable and enjoyable part of your vacation. If you love our wildlife, you’ll also love spotting structures built with them in mind: […]

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