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‘Horror List’ Of Dams Threaten Some Of The World's Last Wild Rivers
The clean energy that may not be so clean.
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It's Been Ten Years Since The Financial Crisis And We're Still Getting Screwed
A decade on from the Lehman collapse, and things need to change.
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These 5 Rebel Movements Want To Change How Money Works
A new wave of agitators in the realm of monetary systems has emerged.
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9 Faces Of The 2008 Financial Crisis: The Winners, The Losers And Those Left Behind
As the consequences of the crisis continue to be felt, some of those involved have fared better than others.
Ingenious, Beautiful And Extremely Weird: Welcome To Inventors Camp
As scientific experimentation retreats to laboratories, some are trying to tempt investigators back into the wild.
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6 Photos That Show Just How Ridiculous Plastic Packaging Has Become
Shrink-wrapped cans of beer, anyone?
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Google Sets Its Sights On One Of Silicon Valley’s Most Diverse Cities And Residents Are Scared
“Unfortunately cities want to attract companies and jobs, not build housing.”
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This Ocean Cleanup System Aims To Collect 50 Tons Of Plastic. But Then What?
If the much-hyped system is a success, the tricky question is how to deal with all the plastic waste it will bring back.
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Indigenous People Fight For Their Rights. Governments And Businesses Call Them Terrorists.
Smear campaigns, laws and even physical violence are used to stifle people trying to protect their land and way of life.
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Why Costa Rica Is One Of The Happiest Countries In The World
“Costa Rica tells us that there is something beyond money that is important.”
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Why Farmers Are Ditching Industrial Methods For This Practice
After years of factory farms, many farmers are returning to more eco-friendly permaculture principles, focusing on diversifying their landscape and moving away from the use of chemicals.
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The Chemical-Free Food Movement Turning Dusty Land Into Fertile Paradise
It’s called permaculture, and advocates say it could feed the world.
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By 2030, We Will Pass The Point Where We Can Stop Runaway Climate Change
But a big economic transformation now could bring 65 million jobs and save 700,000 from early death linked to air pollution, says a new report.
How Permaculture Techniques Are Bringing Modern-Day Farming Back To Basics
Permaculture is one solution for large-scale, slash and burn farming that has been putting environments in jeopardy.
We Cannot Fight Climate Change With Capitalism, Says Report
The world's economies are totally unprepared for rapid climate change, rising social inequality and the end of cheap energy.
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As Climate Change Ravages The Great Barrier Reef, Tourists Flock To Say Goodbye
But advocates say it's too soon to write off the reef.
Seaweed: The 'Superfood' That Could Help Fight Climate Change
It could feed a ballooning population and help the environment, but that may not be enough to get people to eat it
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Alaska Gives Cash To Its Citizens Every Year. The Rest Of The U.S. Could Too.
“It’s been described as the most popular program in the history of the U.S."
American Fishermen Need A Little Kelp
"Some say it's the new kale." Kelp boasts a ton of nutritional value, requires very little resources to grow and can be used as biofuel. The U.S. kelp industry is small at the moment but is working to expand it's kelp harvesting.
How Sustainably-Grown Kelp Could Help Combat Climate Change
Kelp is a fast-growing, nutritious plant that doesn't need fresh water or fertilizer to thrive.
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Norway Has A Radical Approach To Plastic Pollution, And It’s Working
So why isn't the U.S. following suit?
America’s Real Estate System Pushes Rents Up And People Out. There's Another Way.
A tiny Oakland coffee shop offers hope for greater community control of land, housing and neighborhood-based businesses.
Socialists Need To Fight For Economic Change -- Not Just Another Version Of Capitalism
Richard D. Wolff
We need to think bigger if we want something better.
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The Dirty Secret In Your Electricity: Animals
Green energy supplier Ecotricity has launched the world’s first certified vegan electricity.
How Our Addiction To Plastic Is Polluting Our Food Chain
It's no secret that plastic pollution can wreak havoc on the environment, but the issue goes much deeper. As animals continue to mistake plastic fragments for food, hazardous particles can end up in our food chain and ultimately impact the human immune system.
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Searching For A Cure For Japan's Loneliness Epidemic
As traditional family-based communities fracture, robot companions are becoming much more common.
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