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Plant-Based Food Demand Up 140%!

August 29, 2017: One Green Planet writes: The plant-based food sector is booming! With more people shifting away from meat toward more clean, plant-based protein alternatives, many new start-ups offering innovative products have jumped in to meet growing demand. In fact, the plant-based food sector is currently valued at $5...

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Saving Florida's Coral Reef through Underwater Gardening

June 30, 2017. CBS News reports from Key Biscayne, Florida The beauty of south Florida's coastline isn't just skin-deep. Below the water lies a crucial habitat of coral, home to hundreds of species of marine plants and animals. But the beauty of the only tropical reef system in the continental...

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China's Forest City to Fight Pollution

June 26, 2017. Nick Lavars of New Atlas reports The vision of Italian architect Stefano Boeri is starting to take shape around the world, with his so-called vertical forest towers going up in Switzerland and Milan . Now the Chinese region of Liuzhou will also play home to some of...

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Scientists Stunned by Antarctic Rainfall and a Melt Area Bigger Than Texas

Antarctic Melt in Ross Sea, Washington Post
June 15, 2017. Chris Mooney of The Washington Post reports: Scientists have documented a recent, massive melt event on the surface of highly vulnerable West Antarctica that, they fear, could be a harbinger of future events as the planet continues to warm. In the Antarctic summer of 2016, the surface...

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Carbon Offset and Reduction Scheme for International Airlines

Did you know that every 10 kilograms of weight can amount to 4 tons of carbon dioxide emissions per year? The annual weight of one tea bag is one kilogram. At the 39th session of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Assembly in 2016, ICAO’s Member States adopted a global...

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Climate Change Refugees

Bangladesh Dam workers
April 18, 2017. Global Citizen journalist Joe McCarthy writes from Kivalina, Alaska : Dolly’s home is warm and spacious. Snow gear sits by the door. Illustrated Christianity posters are on the walls. A Mario game is being played on the TV. It could be any house in the throes of...

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