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United States Gets Caught Acting As A Middleman In Illegal Shark Fin Trade

Sharks play a vital role in marine ecosystems around the globe, but they are vulnerable to extinction because of the illegal shark fin trade. Unfortunately, while the United States is supposed to be a strong force against this illegal trade, it just got busted acting as a middleman. Millions of sharks have been killed over […]

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Tesla Unveils Electric Truck To Compete With Traditional Trucks in Fight Against Carbon Emissions

In a revolutionary move that could put a real dent in the amount of pick-up trucks on the road today and the carbon emissions they release into the atmosphere, Telsa just unveiled their new electric truck. Trucks and SUVs are becoming increasingly popular. So popular, in fact, that they threaten to upend all of the […]

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New York City Public Schools Ban All Processed Meat

While most children love hot dogs and bologna sandwiches, they won’t be getting them if they attend public schools in New York City, Tree Hugger reports: “New York City council is taking students’ health seriously. Earlier this year, mayor Bill de Blasio announced the introduction of Meatless Mondays, when all meals served in 1,700 schools […]

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France Says All New Rooftops Must Be Covered In Plants Or Solar Power Panels

A law approved recently in France makes it mandatory that new buildings built in commercial zones be partially covered in either plants or solar power panels, the Guardian reports: “The law approved by parliament was more limited in scope than initial calls by French environmental activists to make green roofs that cover the entire surface […]

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Google Employees Sign Open Letter Demanding Company Take Decisive Climate Action

In the fight against the climate crisis, it may seem like disaster is imminent and there’s nothing we can do about it. But people around the world are stepping up to join the battle, and that’s what Google employees want their place of work to do as well. In an open letter to Chief Financial […]

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Argentina Says It’s Willing To Be The ‘Sacrificial Country’ For The World’s Plastic Waste

A recent move by the government of Argentina could make it the new dumping ground for plastic waste from around the planet, and many in the South American nation are saying they have no desire to become the world’s landfill, according to The Guardian: “Argentina has changed its definition of waste in a move that could […]

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Company Makes Sustainable Luggage Using Recyclable Materials To Make Travel Greener

When we think of sustainable travel, our first thoughts are not likely to be of luggage, which is often made using unrecyclable materials. And there’s a lot of it. But a new company called PHOENX hopes to change the industry by manufacturing greener luggage. Based in London, the PHOENX team currently has a campaign on […]

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