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California Assembly passes bill requiring deforestation-free supply chains

As deforestation continues to worsen and causes climate change to become more uncontrollable, the California state assembly voted to do something about it this week by passing legislation requiring deforestation-free supply chains. Every year, the world’s rainforests disappear a little more, robbing us of trees that provide oxygen and reduce carbon dioxide, help in the […]

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EPA pulls 12 pesticides linked to killing of bees

Environmental groups concerned with the harm pesticides are doing to the population of bees around the globe scored a court victory that forced the Environmental Protection Agency to cancel 12 pesticides last week. For years, beekeepers and environmental activists have been fighting the use of neonicotinoid (neonics for short) pesticides used by farmers to protect […]

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Green Party candidates surge in elections across the EU as climate change is top priority

As the world continues to brace for uncontrollable climate change, Green Party candidates made their strongest gains in European Parliament elections to date, setting the stage for meaningful action to fight it. In a historic election year, climate change finally broke through as the top priority among voters across the European Union, sending 71 Green […]

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Elephants at further risk of extinction after Botswana lifts hunting ban

Around 450,000 African elephants remain on the continent and populations continue to decline, and will only decline further because Botswana just lifted a ban on trophy hunting. Up to now, Botswana had been the world’s last sanctuary for African elephants, hosting 130,000 of the magnificent creatures. But the new government has decided to lift the […]

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Outdoor clothing company Patagonia donates $10 million tax cut

Rather than take their $10 million tax break and put it in their pockets, outdoor clothing giant Patagonia chose to give it away in the name of saving the environment. In December 2017, President Donald Trump signed a massive tax cut into law that largely benefits wealthy individuals and corporations. As the law kicked in, […]

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Air pollution is getting worse and is harming every organ in our bodies

World leaders may be taking action to prevent uncontrollable climate change, but that doesn’t mean there’s less air pollution because it’s actually getting worse and is adversely affecting every organ in our bodies. Since the dawn of the industrial age, air pollution has been a constant problem affecting our health and lives. Millions of people […]

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Scientists say plastic microfibers are now found everywhere on Earth including inside our bodies

We are all looking for simple ways to move toward a greener, more prosperous future. Taking part in recycling and reducing consumption of plastics and using environmentally safe products are great ways to help. Now, a new science is telling us that our efforts are just beginning. We’ve been focused mainly on the pollutants that […]

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