Tag: environmental

  • Humanity must save insects to save ourselves, leading scientist warns

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    By Christopher Thompson Insects are ‘the glue in nature’, says Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson, underpinning the food and water we rely on Humanity must save insects, if not for their sake, then for ourselves, a leading entomologist has warned. “Insects are the glue in nature and there is no doubt that both the [numbers] and diversity of […]

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  • Study estimates 15,000 cancer cases could stem from chemicals in California tap water

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    By Christopher Thompson Researchers from the environmental advocacy group Environmental Working Group estimated that the contaminants found in public water systems in California could contribute to about 15,500 cancer cases there over the course of a lifetime. A new study finds that drinking tap water in California over the course of a lifetime could increase the risk […]

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  • Selling the Green New Deal With Positivity

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    We should convince the rich that climate remediation is a sure thing and that they better get in on the ground floor We’ve been taking the wrong approach to communicating about climate change. I get that the situation is dire. Really dire. But it goes way beyond the fact that every year is the hottest […]

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  • Supreme Court to hear case that could restrict federal water rules

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    The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to hear a major dispute with potentially far-reaching implications for how the federal government protects waterways from pollution. The case, County of Maui v. Hawaii Wildlife Fund, challenges an appeals court’s ruling that pollution discharged into groundwater that later flows into a navigable waterway can constitute a violation of the Clean Water Act. […]

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  • You Should Be Recycling Your Beauty Products—10 Things You Need to Know

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    Lately I’ve been having a real dilemma every time I finish a beauty product in the bathroom: Do I throw it in the trash or should I take it to the kitchen to recycle? A year ago, this is a question I never would have asked myself, but lately I’ve been thinking more and more […]

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  • A GUIDE TO SUSTAINABLE BEAUTY

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    LIVING SUSTAINABLY IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN EVER. OUR PLANET IS NOT WELL. Every year at least 8 million tonnes of plastic ends up in the ocean. If it continues at this rate by 2050 the amount of plastic in the ocean will will outweigh the fish. Shortly after this we’ll face a food crisis as we are […]

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  • What You SHOULD Recycle!

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    The company says all recyclables should be empty, clean and dry — meaning they are free of food and liquid. Never put recyclables in bags or containers. Items you can put in your recycling bin: Paper and cardboard Metal cans Plastic bottles and jugs Glass (preferably not broken) Items you should never put in your bin: […]

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  • AI Trash Bin Making Recycling Easy! VIDEO

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    Meet Oscar, the trash can that can sort out your rubbish without you lifting a finger. Say goodbye to sorting through refuse forever. We’ve seen some amazing contraptions that can clean the oceans after we’ve thrown our rubbish away, but what if there was a way to make recycling easier, preventing plastics and other materials […]

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  • Hey! Conscientious Recycler – There are Things You Don’t Want to Put in the Blue Bin

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    Contaminants in recycling can hurt the process and can actually result in batches of recyclable material being diverted to landfills. Waste disposal is an issue that the islands of Hawaii are serious about. The following items are contaminants and should not be added to the blue bins designated for recyclable items. Thin plastic bags damage […]

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