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Weak Air Pollution Rules Have Led To Tens Of Thousands Of Deaths In The United States

A new study suggests that insufficient rules regarding air pollution have led to the deaths of tens of thousands of people in the United States, according to The Guardian: “US air pollution rules could be hugely insufficient in preventing deaths, experts are concluding from a new study of the likely causes of death of 4.5 […]

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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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Building With Bamboo Can Help Cool The Climate

As the demand for lumber continues to grow, deforestation has increased, especially as forest fires rage around the world to make way for agriculture. And that’s why the construction industry should start relying more on bamboo, which could also help cool the climate. Every year, homes and businesses generate energy bills that could be reduced […]

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California Bans Fracking In Major Win For The Environment And Public Health

In yet another blow to the fossil fuel industry to the benefit of the environment and public health, California just banned fracking. Hydraulic fracking is a process of extracting paltry amounts of oil from shale rocks by pumping chemicals into the ground at high pressure. Studies show that fracking sites are not safe for the […]

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Native American Tribes Block Copper Mining Company From Destroying Ancestral Lands

For too long, our justice system has sided with the government and corporations at the expense of the rights of indigenous peoples like Native Americans. But a ruling by a judge against a mining company in Arizona may be setting a new precedent. For thousands of years, the Tohono O’odham Nation, Pascua Yaqui Tribe, Hopi […]

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Sidney, Australia Is About To Run Out Of Drinking Water, Raising New Alarm Over Climate Crisis

On top of the increasing devastation of uncontrollable wildfires, Australia now faces life without water as temperatures rise and severe drought persists, particularly in the city of Sydney. Sydney, Australia is an iconic location that is home to five million people. Back in 2003, the city dealt with a drought that lasted until 2009. But […]

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Plastic Producers Use America Recycles Day As Cover While They Pollute The Environment

America Recycles Day has only been in existence for two years, but it is already controversial, not because Americans don’t want to recycle, but because the plastic industry uses it as cover to continue polluting the environment. Originally thought up by non-profit organization Keep America Beautiful, the day is supposed to encourage Americans to support […]

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