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  • Oct
    13
    6 Things You Should Never Recycle
    By Ayn-Monique Klahre, Contributor, kitchn.com I feel like I am a person who is reasonably educated about recycling. I've been doing it since I was a kid, and reporting on it for at least a decade. But to this day, I pause when it's time to put select items in the trash. What's OK to recycle — and what is...
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  • Sep
    15
    Heartbreaking images have emerged of an elephant sifting through mounds of rubbish including plastic bags and used sanitary towels to find something to eat.
    By: Toby Meyjes for Metro.co.uk Heartbreaking images have emerged of an elephant sifting through mounds of rubbish including plastic bags and used sanitary towels to find something to eat. The pictures were taken in West Bengal, India, by photographer Somnath Das as he prepared to travel into the forest to capture footage of the animals in the wild. Instead, he...
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  • Aug
    18
    How Can You Capitalise on Your Decision to be Sustainable?
    By Caterina Sullivan CEO, Global Goals Australia | CEO, Strategic Sustainability Consultants The great news is that you have decided you want to be a sustainable business. This is a fantastic step towards creating a better future for our planet and the people who live here. Your reasons for doing this are those of altruistic motivation; you genuinely care about...
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  • Jul
    30
    Climate change will force today’s kids to pay for costly carbon removal technologies, study says
    By Chelsea Harvey - The Washington Post, July 19, 2017 The longer humans continue to pour carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, the closer we draw to leaving the next generation with an unmanageable climate problem, scientists say. A new study, just out Tuesday in the journal Earth System Dynamics, suggests that merely reducing greenhouse gas emissions may no longer be...
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  • Jun
    26
    14 Child Inventors who just Might Save the World
    By Crystal Jackson Scientists and researchers all agree that climate change is real, and it’s eroding our planet. The problem is an urgent one, and governments around the world are making public commitments to address these concerns. The Paris climate agreement is just one effort to help slow the effects of climate change through the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. The...
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  • Jun
    23
    ‘Solar paint’ breakthrough can provide endless energy source
    There’s big business in disguising energy-generating tech like solar panels as innocuous building elements like roof tiles, window blinds, and even stained glass. But researchers at RMIT University in Melbourne may have created the ultimate hidden energy harvester: paint. The scientists developed a new compound that sucks water vapor from the air—much like those humidity-absorbing packets of silica gel you...
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