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Plastic Utensil Pollution on the Rise

While takeout food habits are becoming becoming increasingly common, so is the plastic utensil litter that goes along with it. According to Mother Jones, a recent survey in the San Francisco Bay Area discovered that...
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New Report Shows Sea Level Rise Just Doubled

A new report on rising sea levels offers some frightening data – namely, that sea level rise has just doubled: A study published in the journal Nature Climate Change shows that global sea level rise...
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Antarctica Plant Life Growing Rapidly Due to Climate Change

A rapid emergence of new plant life in Antarctica due to climate change has many scientists worried. Watch this news report from GeoBeats to learn more.
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Elon Musk is Digging Tunnels for Underground Highways

The future of sustainable transportation is underground – or, at least, that's what tech visionary Elon Musk is betting on. Best known as the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, Musk is already leading the sustainable transport revolution with...
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WATCH: Apple’s Ambitious Sustainability Goals Challenge the Tech Industry

Apple has announced an ambitious new environmental goal: to make all of its products from either recycled materials or renewable resources. In this interview for VICE News, Apple's V.P. of Environmental and Social Initiatives, Lisa...
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WATCH: This Tea Party Conservative Knows How to Make Republicans Care About the Environment

If you thought all Tea Party conservatives and Trump supporters were anti-environmentalists, you'd be mistaken. Take, for example, Debbie Dooley, a co-founder of the Tea Party and a conservative environmentalist. In this video, she outlines some of...

The Impact of Trump’s Anti-Environment Executive Order on U.S. Climate Pledge

Yesterday, President Trump signed an executive order, essentially eliminating policies set out by the Obama Administration to protect against climate change. The New York Times has a detailed look at what Trump's rollback of U.S. climate...
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Solar Power meets Med Tech in this Touch-Sensitive Electronic Skin for Next-Gen Prosthetics

A new development from the University of Glasgow in Scotland will allow patients with artificial limbs to gain touch sensitivity in their prosthetics. While this is impressive in itself, the limbs are also solar-powered, meaning...
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8 Things You Need To Know About the Tesla Model 3

Set to release in 2017, the Tesla Model 3 has already created ripples of excitement among electric car advocates. To understand the hype, here are 8 things you need to know about Tesla Model...

Are rooftop beehives just a brand buzz exercise for companies?

What links the London Stock Exchange, posh grocer Fortnum & Mason and the Scottish parliament building in Edinburgh? All great institutions, of course, but they have also proudly introduced beehives to their rooftops. In...

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