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The Global Air Pollution Crisis: an Interactive Infographic

Across the globe, people are suffocating in bouts of dense smog and extremely high levels of air pollution. Just about every country in the world grapples with pollution, no matter how rich or poor...
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The Best Plants for Improving Air Quality [Infographic]

A key part of healthy living is the air you breathe — whether that’s indoors or outdoors. And while there’s only so much you can do about the pollution in your city, you can take control...

The Environmental Benefits of Driverless Cars

By now it’s clear that a future with mostly (if not all) driverless cars on our roads is a matter of when, not if. With Tesla’s renowned Autopilot feature, Google’s autonomous car, Uber’s self-driving fleet, and even a rumoured Apple car, autonomous vehicles...
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How Urbanization Affects the Environment – Infographic

As cities continue to sprawl outwards, it’s obvious that nature has to make some sacrifices. But what may not be obvious are the effects that urbanization has on those that live in the cities, too....
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Is 100% Renewable Energy Feasible for Every Country?

Countries around the world currently have very impressive plans to supply all of their energy needs with renewable energy options. How do they plan on doing it? Amazingly, countries are not aiming for total change....
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Why Did Paris Ban Cars From The Roads?

Paris conjures up some beautiful and romantic images. Red roses, the Eiffel tower, corked wine, freshly baked bread. The aromas and atmosphere of France can't be matched anywhere else in the world and all work together...
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Great Air-Purifying Plants for Your Home

We learned in grade school that plants clean the air with photosynthesis, which explains why being outdoors often feels so refreshing. But why not bring that refreshing feeling into your home? You’d be surprised...
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5 Underestimated Benefits of Urban Forests

You know that trees are an indispensable factor in our environment. You know that they supply the oxygen we breathe and make our surroundings more beautiful. But, there are some incredible benefits of trees—especially...
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Made in China – Including the World’s Worst Air Pollution

Earlier this week, the air pollution in Harbin, China, was so bad it actually reduced visibility to less than 46 meters (50 yards). Imagine being unable to see the person walking in front of...

Why You Need to Get Closer to Nature at Home

Could your home or office be making you ill? That’s one question researchers, such as those at NASA, have been looking into. Sick Building Syndrome is a temporary sickness most of us will experience at some...

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