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Plant Rescuers: The New Face of Ecological Activism

You must have heard of animal rescuers who save abandoned creatures. But have you heard of plant rescuers? Just as with animals, these are...

Saving the Bees: A Dutch Solution

In the town of Utrecht in the Netherlands, many of the bus stop rooftops are covered in plants. This has been done in support...

Evidence of Multiple Unmonitored Coal Ash Spills Found in NC Lake

Coal ash solids found in sediments collected from Sutton Lake in 2015 and 2018 suggest the eastern North Carolina lake has been contaminated by...

China Looking for Ways to Solve Its Enormous Plastic Problem

With plastic pollution becoming a major problem in China, the government seems to have awakened to the issue, framing policies to limit the menace. Globally,...

A New Understanding Could Improve the Efficiency in Power Plants

The simple act of boiling water is one of humankind’s oldest inventions, and it's still central to many of today’s technologies, from coffee makers...

Having a High IQ Won’t Be Enough to Prevent Ecological Disasters

High IQs aren’t going to be enough to stop an ecological disaster. It’s going to take social intelligence, too. That’s the conclusion of a...

East Asia New Threat to Ozone Recovery

Earlier this year, the United Nations announced some much-needed positive news about the environment: The ozone layer, which shields the Earth from the Sun’s...

Degrading Plastics Have Been Revealed as a Source of Greenhouse Gases

Several greenhouse gases are emitted as common plastics degrade in the environment, according to researchers from the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa School of Ocean and Earth Science...

Details of the True Impact of China’s Ban on Plastic Waste Imports

While recycling is often touted as the solution to the large-scale production of plastic waste, upwards of half of the plastic waste intended for...

Is China’s Silk Road the Riskiest Environmental Project in History?

A global expert on infrastructure says that China’s plan to crisscross half of the Earth with massive transportation and energy projects is environmentally the...

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