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Microsoft Invests Additional $50 Million Into 'AI For Earth' Program

Nearly six months after Microsoft launched its "AI for Earth" program that provided grants and free access to artificial intelligence technology, the company is going to add an additional $50 million in investments over the next five years.

By Brian Spaen
3 days ago
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Unilever's New Beauty Line Is Good For Your Face And The Planet

Their affordable new line comes with several innovations that might change how beauty products are made—and even how you shower.

By Aimee Lutkin
3 days ago
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London’s Iconic Black Cabs Go Electric

London's iconic black cabs are going electric and will include modern luxuries like WiFi. Electric stations are being built around the city to support the new electrified fleet of cabs, and there are plans to have 300 charging stations by 2020.

By Desirée Kaplan
3 days ago
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New Solar Plant In Chile To Power 13,000 Homes Per Year

Cox Energia of Spain is planning to supply the Chilean power grid with 140 gigawatt-hours of solar-generated energy. The company is expected to add a large-scale battery backup solution to keep the power going.

By Brian Spaen
4 days ago
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These Countries Are Banding Together To Create A Safe Haven For Sea Turtles

Turtles are disappearing at an astonishing rate, as their natural habitats extend beyond human borders. The Philippines has begun an initiative to protect turtles in the Coral Triangle, but they need Malaysia and Indonesia to join them.

By Aimee Lutkin
4 days ago
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China Launches World’s First Fully Electric Cargo Ship

China created a completely electric cargo ship that can travel about 50 miles per charge, and later charge while it’s being unloaded. This new vessel represents a new standard for electric shipbuilders, as it's the first of its kind. 

By Desirée Kaplan
1 week ago
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Honda Tests Vehicle-To-Grid Capabilities For Electric Cars In Germany

Honda is embracing vehicle-to-grid technology by adding it to their charging station at the Offenbach headquarters. The trial run, which aims to provide more efficient renewable energy, will allow them to determine if they'll be adding the feature to future EVs.

By Brian Spaen
1 week ago
Food

France Tops Sustainability Charts For Reducing Food Waste

A study that examines how well countries advocate for and enact food waste policies has found that France is leading the world when it comes to ending food waste. The U.S. ranked number 24. 

By Tessa Love
1 week ago
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Candy Giant 'Mars' Wants To Cut Deforestation From Supply Chain

Mars, the candy giant, is looking to team up with others -- even competitors -- in an effort to thwart issues like deforestation and human rights abuse. This is in addition to the $1 billion they've spent on their own sustainability program.

By Brian Spaen
1 week ago
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Four New Countries Join 'Clean Seas' Campaign At United Nations

Four more countries have joined the United Nations Environment Clean Seas initiative, which aims to engage communities in the prevention and cleanup of plastics in the ocean. Forty countries are now participating in the campaign.

By Tessa Love
1 week ago
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Seattle Mariners Receive 'Green Glove' Baseball Award For Sustainability

After AT&T Park in San Francisco was awarded MLB's Green Glove for nine consecutive seasons, the Seattle Mariners and Safeco Field became the second franchise to receive it. They improved their recycling efforts by 90 percent with compostable waste and an urban garden.

By Brian Spaen
1 week ago
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New Electric Car Comes With 5 Years Of Free Power

Uniti, an electric vehicle that remains sustainable throughout its entire lifecycle, provides a smartphone-like approach to driving. As a bonus, a partnership between Uniti and U.K. electric service E.ON offers Swedish customers free power for five years.

By Brian Spaen
1 week ago
Living

Disney Opens New Ecotourism Destination In France

Disney teamed up with the Pierre & Vacances-Center Parcs Groups to create a destination focused on sustainability. Located right outside of France's capital, Villages Nature Paris offers three "worlds" to bring visitors closer to nature. 

By Desirée Kaplan
1 week ago
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Now Even Your Pets May Be Able To Eat Lab-Grown Meat

A new startup is working to create dog food with lab-grown meats in order to cut down on the environmental degradation caused by the animal protein industry—and up the transparency of the pet food industry. 

By Tessa Love
1 week ago
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