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100,000 Acres of Public Land in Colorado at Risk From Fracking, Groups File Administrative Protest

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5 mentions2 weeks ago
Food Urban Farmer Transforms Community Into Thriving Local Food Haven By Melissa Denchak Most people don't move to New York City and become farmers. Sheryll Durrant certainly wasn't planning to ...

How to Meet the Soaring Demand for Organic Food

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9 mentions1 month ago
Despite the rapid growth of the organic food industry, U.S. production lags significantly behind consumer demand. A new report from the Environmental Working Group shows that with modest reforms to ...

Shell, Dow Hid Cancer-Causing Chemical in Pesticides, Contaminating Drinking Water for Millions

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4 mentions2 weeks ago
Food Urban Farmer Transforms Community Into Thriving Local Food Haven By Melissa Denchak Most people don't move to New York City and become farmers. Sheryll Durrant certainly wasn't planning to ...

States Lead the Way Toward 100% Renewable Energy

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32 mentions1 month ago
Lawmakers in California and Massachusetts have recently introduced bills that would require their respective states to get all of its electricity from renewable energy sources. California Senate leader Kevin de ...

Germany Converts Coal Mine Into Giant Battery Storage for Surplus Solar and Wind Power

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30 mentions4 weeks ago
Germany is embarking on an innovative project to turn a hard coal mine into a giant battery that can store surplus solar and wind energy and release it when supplies ...

Portland Commits to 100% Renewables, Joins 25 Other Cities

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9 mentions2 weeks ago
Food Urban Farmer Transforms Community Into Thriving Local Food Haven By Melissa Denchak Most people don't move to New York City and become farmers. Sheryll Durrant certainly wasn't planning to ...

Kenya Joins Growing Fight Against Plastic Pollution

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13 mentions1 month ago
Kenya just became the latest country to ban plastic bags. According to Environment Cabinet Secretary Judi Wakhungu, "The ministry has banned the use, manufacture and importation of all plastic bags ...

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6 mentions2 weeks ago
Food Urban Farmer Transforms Community Into Thriving Local Food Haven By Melissa Denchak Most people don't move to New York City and become farmers. Sheryll Durrant certainly wasn't planning to ...

Microplastics in Oceans Outnumber Stars in Our Galaxy by 500 Times

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8 mentions2 months ago
The United Nations is "declaring war" on the biggest sources of planetary pollution—ocean plastic. On Thursday, the intergovernmental organization's environment program (UNEP) launched its #CleanSeas campaign at the World Ocean ...

The Most Unexplored Habitat on Earth Is Packed With Pollution

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4 mentions2 months ago
By Jason Bittel In Disney's latest animated release, titular character Moana and a demigod named Maui dive to the bottom of the ocean to do battle with a giant, David ...

Urban Farmer Transforms Community Into Thriving Local Food Haven

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3 mentions2 weeks ago
Most people don't move to New York City and become farmers. Sheryll Durrant certainly wasn't planning to when she left Jamaica for Manhattan in 1989. She got her undergraduate degree ...

Family-Run Paper Wins Pulitzer for Exposing Big Ag Corruption

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3 mentions2 weeks ago
Food Urban Farmer Transforms Community Into Thriving Local Food Haven By Melissa Denchak Most people don't move to New York City and become farmers. Sheryll Durrant certainly wasn't planning to ...

Noise Pollution Forces Whales and Dolphins From Their Homes

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12 mentions3 weeks ago
By Jason Bittel Waves lap at motionless heaps of blubber and fins and the sun bears down on chapped skin. Gulls start to, well, do what gulls do. This heartbreaking ...

Microfibers: The New Plastic Pollution That Threatens Our Waters

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3 mentions2 months ago
A new movie is putting pressure on the clothing industry to address a major emerging threat to aquatic life. Grounded in mounting scientific evidence, the 2-minute animated movie from the ...