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Rare Songbird Returns From The Brink Of Extinction Thanks To The Endangered Species Act

Anyone who says that the government cannot make a difference when it comes to protecting and preserving the environment needs to hear the incredible story of the Kirtland’s warbler. In 1971, the tiny songbird was near extinction, according to EcoWatch: “There were only 201 singing males living in six counties of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula, Science […]

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Research Reveals Just 20 Fossil Fuel Companies Are To Blame For One-Third Of All Carbon Emissions

If the people of the world want to know which fossil fuel companies are the most responsible for the carbon emissions causing the climate crisis, a new study has provided a list. Global temperatures continue to rise and set new records every year and the warming of our planet is devastating ecosystems and threatening the […]

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Peruvian Company Creates Compostable Plates Made From Banana Leaves

A group of young people in Peru recently announced that they have created biodegradable dishes made of banana leaves as a way of reducing the amount of waste found in landfills across the globe, according to Intelligent Living: “(‘Bio Plant’) can decompose within 2 months – it’s completely degraded naturally before the 60 days are […]

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Bulldozers Destroy Iconic Cacti In Arizona To Make Way For Border Wall

The Trump administration is so hell-bent on building a useless and expensive wall along the southern border that it is engaged in wanton destruction of iconic saguaro and organ pipe cacti found in the pristine Sonoran Desert in Arizona. The Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument is protected land, but President Donald Trump and his administration […]

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Multinational Corporation Unilever Announces Plan To Cut Plastic Use In Half By 2025

In a major win for environmental advocates, Unilever, the parent company of major brands such as Dove and Ben & Jerry’s, just announced an ambitious plan to cut plastics use by half in the next six years. As a company, Unilever produces 700,000 tons of plastic every year, a lot of which ultimately ends up […]

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Small Spikes In Air Pollution Have A Direct Impact On The Mental Health Of Children, New Study Shows

A new study shows that even very small spikes in air pollution can directly affect the mental health of children and lead to an increase in hospital visits for psychiatric issues, according to EcoWatch: “According to the study, published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives, short-term spikes in ambient air pollution are linked with an […]

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