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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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America’s largest grocery store chain will be eliminating its 6 billion plastic bags per year

Days ago, we wrote about the amazing news from Australia, where 80 percent of the use of disposable plastic bags in the country was dramatically cut in just three months time. Two of the largest supermarket chains banned the bags, making a drastic difference and the citizens may vote for leaders promising to do more. […]

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The world is running out of helium because people are obsessed with party balloons

In the very near future, the world is going to have to make a decision. We either want helium for party balloons, or we save it for scientific and technological uses that benefit mankind. Because our current supply is running out, and helium is not a renewable resource. Just 150 years ago, humans discovered helium, […]

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