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The future is green with industrial hemp: Top uses for Cannabis sativa

On Monday, the Florida Senate Agriculture Committee approved a bill to create a regulatory framework for the newly legalized industrial hemp industry in America. The Sunshine State is on the verge of becoming a “hemp pioneer.” The notorious plant has been grown for 10,000 years but its use in agriculture has suffered from its association […]

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Climate change deniers cherry-pick glacier study data to ‘cancel global warming’

A critical glacier in Greenland is growing again, after melting at an exponential rate for over 20 years. The Jakobshavn Isbrae glacier started growing again two years ago at about the same rate as it was retreating, according to a NASA study. And, wouldn’t you know it, climate change deniers are using this information to […]

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Trump Administration wants to stop regulations on energy-efficient lightbulbs

Once again, the environment will likely take a back seat to President Donald Trump and his administration’s goals to reverse Obama-era regulations that would help make the planet cleaner and save consumers money in the long run. Trump’s administration announced that it wants to rollback a regulation that would have gone into effect to help […]

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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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Trying to fix Louisiana’s land-loss crisis is creating unintended consequences

Louisiana, home to the iconic New Orleans, is hemorrhaging land every single day. A football field’s worth every hour, in fact. While scientists have known for decades that the land-loss crisis was getting worse, seeing the erosion from satellite photos and knowing why it is eroding is key to fixing it. Or is it? Although […]

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Landmark climate change ruling halts hundreds of gas and oil drilling projects

A U.S. district judge just set President Donald Trump and his administration back with after a ruling that stopped hundreds of drilling projects because none of accounted for climate change during the planning phases. Apparently, skipping the climate change question during planning is not only a violation of Mother Nature but the law as well. […]

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8 Things Everyone Needs to Know About Dying Coral Reefs

If you’ve ever seen a picture of a coral reef or an online video of these deep-sea rock formations, you’ll undoubtedly agree that they are breathtakingly beautiful. Coral reef facts are also intriguing pieces of information that can grant us some insight into the tranquil underwater world in which these vibrant and colorful ecosystems thrive. […]

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