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Why People In Finland Are So Much Happier Than Americans
To be the happiest country, having the top economic growth isn't necessarily the answer. Are you listening, U.S.?
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The Rise Of The Repair Movement Is An Antidote To Dangerous Overconsumption
Our consumption culture comes at a heavy cost. But it doesn’t take much to fix our broken stuff.
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Childcare Is Broken In America. Washington D.C. Has A Plan To Fix It.
Parents are finding access to affordable, quality childcare nearly impossible. Washington, D.C., wants to be the model of how to fix that.
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The Rapid Decline Of The Natural World Is A Crisis Even Bigger Than Climate Change
A three-year UN-backed study from the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform On Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services has grim implications for the future of humanity.
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The U.S. Has A Dire Shortage Of Affordable Homes, And Trump Wants To Make It Worse
There are only 37 affordable homes available for every 100 extremely low-income renters.
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From Climate Change To Gun Control, 8 Women Making The World A Better Place
This International Women’s Day we celebrate some truly badass women.
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Why Iceland Is The Best Place In The World To Be A Woman
Give credit to a strong women's movement and laws designed to improve gender equality at work and home.
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These People Have Given Up Flying To Help The Environment
Aviation has a huge effect on climate change. That's why these people have chosen to quit or restrict their flying.
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This Coal Plant Shutdown Shows We Can’t Ignore Communities Left Behind
The end of coal has huge environmental benefits, but the upcoming closure of the Navajo Generating Station shows coal communities need much more support.
How Singing In A Choir Helped Homeless People In San Diego Find Their Voice
“We need it like oxygen,” says one Voices Of Our City Choir member.
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Here's Why I Stayed A Night In The Plastic Bottle Dungeon
In Bocas del Toro, Panama, visitors to a castle made out of plastic waste are asked to atone for their sins against the planet.
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The Netherlands Pays People To Bike To Work
It's one of a handful of places around the world using cash to try to lure people out of their cars and onto their bicycles.
This 10-Year-Old Is Fighting Climate Change By Ditching School
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“Children can make a change. It’s not only grown-ups who can save the planet.”
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People In Okinawa Live Longer Than Almost Anyone On Earth. Here's What They Eat.
This Japanese region has the highest proportion of people over 100 years old and they're ridiculously healthy.
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Homelessness In Hawaii Is A Crisis. Climate Change Could Make It Worse.
The housing market is chewing up and spitting out thousands of migrants.
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The Mental Health Crisis Hidden Behind Your Grocery Store Vegetables
One of the nation’s biggest industries is staffed by workers facing grueling conditions and sky-high depression rates.
I Am A Dumpster Diver. Here's What I've Learned.
In the United States, 40 percent of all food that is produced gets thrown in the trash.
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Finland Gave People $640 A Month, No Strings Attached. Here’s What Happened.
The world's most prominent trial of universal basic income has ended -- and the first results are in.
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How Instagram Influencers Fuel Our Destructive Addiction To Fast Fashion
The fashion industry is a big climate culprit, but social media continues to encourage our unsustainable consumption of disposable clothing.
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Airbnb Is Accused Of Destroying Cities. This Company Says It's The Ethical Alternative.
Italy-based Fairbnb intends to invest half its profits back into the community.
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Historian Lays Into Billionaires At Davos For Dodging The 1 Thing To Solve Inequality
“It feels like I’m at a firefighters’ conference and no one’s allowed to speak about water,” Dutch historian Rutger Bregman said in his now-viral talk.
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How Finland Solved Homelessness
With one ridiculously simple policy, it has almost completely eradicated street homelessness.
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The Human Survival Summit: The Next Wave Of Climate Change Protests Is Coming
Greenpeace and Amnesty International unite in push for greater civil disobedience.
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It's Impossible To Eat Healthfully. Here's Why.
There are hidden killers in our broken food system, says a new report released at the World Economic Forum.
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This Could Be The Biggest Scandal Of The Climate Change Era
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Humanity needs an urgent insurance plan for survival.
Business Leaders Care Even Less About Climate Change Than They Did Last Year
Only 19 percent of chief executives say it is a serious risk to their business, a new poll finds.
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