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Kenya's 'Snow Leopard' Olympic Skier Is Using Her Platform To Save The Earth

Sabrina Simader, Kenya’s first Olympic alpine skier, is the UN Environment’s Mountain Hero. She will also work with the United Nations on the Wild for Life campaign, which aims to end the illegal wildlife trade.  

By Desirée Kaplan
5 days ago
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60,000 Chinese Soldiers Are Going To Plant Trees To Fight Pollution

China is on a mission to cover more than 30,000 miles of land mass with trees, and they're devoting military resources to the project.

By Aimee Lutkin
5 days ago
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Australia's Capacity For Solar Energy May Double By 2019

Queensland and New South Wales  are seeing record amounts of rooftop installations and solar farms being created. The sudden increase is likely due to the country's recent hot temperatures.

By Brian Spaen
6 days ago
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This Solar-Powered Sidewalk Can Charge Electric Cars

Platio has developed a solar sidewalk in Hungary and has implemented the new technology in various places over the past year. The latest installation comes paired with an electric vehicle charging station at a local real estate developer.

By Brian Spaen
6 days ago
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Absolut Employees Strip Down In Cheeky 'Transparency' Campaign

Absolut Vodka's latest video may be their cheekiest campaign to date. The Swedish company highlights its transparent production process and sustainability efforts by featuring 28 naked employees at work in a parody employee orientation video.

By Desirée Kaplan
6 days ago
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This U.S. City Is About To Become The Largest To Run On Green Power

After Georgetown, Texas, became the biggest American city to run on 100 percent renewable energy, they'll be toppled by a city twice its size in the same state. 

By Brian Spaen
7 days ago
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First All-Vegan Cruise Prepares To Set Sail In Australia

With Australia being one of the fastest countries to adopt a vegan lifestyle, a luxury cruise set for later this year focuses on the mental and physical pluses of going plant-based.

By Brian Spaen
1 week ago
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These Flood-Proof Towers Could Withstand Rising Sea Levels In NYC

An architectural firm based in New York has designed a proposal to address issues of rising sea levels and affordable housing in New York City. The complex, dotted with unique towers will anticipate a significant influx of water over the next few decades.

By Desirée Kaplan
1 week ago
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The Queen Of England Banned Plastic Straws And Bottles From Her Estates

The U.K. is making slow moves to end plastic waste through parliament and its Prime Minister, so the Queen is taking action.

By Aimee Lutkin
1 week ago
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Babcock Ranch Becomes First Solar-Powered Town In United States

A new community in Florida has become America's first town that will fully run on solar power. Over 300,000 solar panels are expected to power an eventual population of 50,000 people, and there's hopes to have fully autonomous transportation in the future.

By Brian Spaen
2 weeks ago
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Massive Bitcoin Data Center In Iceland To Run On 100% Green Energy

The Moonlite Project is creating a data center in Iceland that will only run off renewable energy sources. With completion slated for August, it provides a better way to mine Bitcoins for the environment.

By Brian Spaen
2 weeks ago
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Red Lobster Just Made A Commitment To Make All Of Their Seafood Sustainable

Seafood restaurant chain Red Lobster has been practicing sustainable fishing for a while, but they're now making their actions and goals clear with a new "Seafood with Standards" program that's recently launched.

By Brian Spaen
2 weeks ago
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New York Invests $6 Billion Into Offshore Wind Development

Following up the new Clean Energy Standard New York presented two years ago, Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced a new Offshore Wind Master Plan that will invest $6 billion into an industry that will power up to 1.2 million homes and creates 5,000 new jobs.

By Brian Spaen
2 weeks ago
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100% Biodegradable Tea Bags Are Coming To The U.K.

With the amount of tea that's consumed in the United Kingdom, over 330,000 pounds of plastic waste is created annually. To fix that problem, the Co-op will be experimenting with heat-sealed tea bags for their own tea brands.

By Brian Spaen
2 weeks ago
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