Category: Environment

  • $340 Million Rental Car Facility in Hawaii Airport

    by levent

    By Ryan Johnson A Hawaii airport has opened a $340-million facility for car rental companies, officials said. The Kahului Airport Consolidated Rent-A-Car facility is the largest single public works project on Maui, The Maui News reported Wednesday. The facility that opened Wednesday houses all major rental car companies in one spot and connects passengers with […]

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  • Why are the US news media so bad at covering climate change?

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    The US news media devote startlingly little time to climate change – how can newsrooms cover it in ways that will finally resonate with their audiences? Last summer, during the deadliest wildfire season in California’s history, MSNBC’s Chris Hayes got into a revealing Twitter discussion about why US television doesn’t much cover climate change. Elon […]

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  • What’s The Future Of Sunscreen In Florida? Environmentalists And Doctors Burn In Disagreement

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    After Gov. Ron DeSantis proposed $76 million in continued state funding for Visit Florida in February, the house announced last week plans to fund the agency only through Oct. 1. The Senate, however, proposed $50 million for Visit Florida, but not without a catch: The agency can’t promote any community that bans certain sunscreens. The […]

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  • How to keep plastic out of the ocean

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    Plastic is kind of like a Twitter reply guy: It never goes away. And there’s more coming in. Each year, 8 million metric tons of plastic go into the ocean (that’s equal to about one garbage truck per minute), according to a 2016 report by the World Economic Forum, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, and McKinsey […]

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  • 8 Cities that are taking steps against cars

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    In downtown Cairo, it’s not uncommon to see streets clogged with cars. But in a proposed redesign for a central thoroughfare, they’re hard to spot. Instead, in the concept illustration for what looks like the Egyptian version of Amsterdam, a two-way bike lane, a sidewalk, and a plaza filled with palm trees replace the sea […]

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  • How To Have an Eco-Friendly Daily Commute!

    by levent

    Are you becoming acutely aware of your ever-growing carbon footprint? If you look at modern trends, it seems as though society takes two steps back for every push we make forward. The simple act of living in this modern society has a detrimental impact on the world around us. So, it’s especially important to take […]

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  • Can The Ocean Really Be Cleaned of Plastic Pollution?

    by levent

    Somewhere in Hilo, on Hawaii’s Big Island, a team of scientists and engineers are tending to The Ocean Cleanup’s 600-metre-long rubbish-herding device, after its maiden voyage to the Great Pacific garbage patch was cut short in December 2018, because it fractured into two pieces. The project has had its fair share of problems since it […]

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  • Make the Best of You Weekend!

    by levent

    Your weekends are precious — you’ll want to make the most of them. You’ve probably worked all week with one target in mind — getting to the weekend and then doing something useful with it! Yet often when you actually reach the weekend, it tends to fizzle out and not quite live up to your […]

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  • Air Pollution in Europe reducing life span

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    The average person living in Europe loses two years of their life to the health effects of breathing polluted air, according to a report published in the European Heart Journal on March 12. The report also estimates about 800,000 people die prematurely in Europe per year due to air pollution, or roughly 17% of the […]

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  • How to have a sustainable and eco-friendly beauty routine

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    It’s been a long time coming, but people are finally realising that it’s cool to give a crap about the planet we live on. From ethical fashion brands to upping our recycling, most of us are being a bit more conscious about our lifestyle choices and wastage. ‘As consumers, I think we’d all like to […]

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