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At a time when communities, businesses and individuals around the world have declared war on plastic and most of them are ditching or have already ditched plastic straws for good, Florida is considering taking a massive step backwards by pushing a bill that would suspend municipalities for five years for putting a ban on plastic […]

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There has been growing evidence that glyphosate, an active ingredient in Monsanto’s widely used weedkiller Roundup, is toxic for both public and environmental health. Due to this, the city of Miami completely banned the spraying of glyphosate by city departments or contractors. “Banning the use of glyphosate is a great first step to take in improving […]

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When China imposed a ban on plastic waste imports due to its own environmental problems, it threw the recycling industry in western countries into turmoil as it did not have the capacity to recycle such huge amounts of trash. Before the ban, China alone took in 45% of the world’s plastic waste imports for recycling. […]

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For a while now, California has been witnessing a thick blanket of smog. And now scientists have found the main reason behind it – air pollution in China. Yes, you read that right! Apparently, pollution doesn’t need a visa to travel from one country to another. A new report has found that pollution is traveling […]

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Soon, it would be illegal to abuse or kill sharks and rays in Hawaii waters as the state lawmakers have proposed a ban on the same. The law is being supported by the state Department of Land and Natural Resources, the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, the Humane Society, and of course, many environmental organizations. Violators of […]

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It was Trump government’s decision to keep most of the national parks open to public during the recent government shutdown, even when most of the employees were gone. The result – within a few weeks, several parks reported dirty and overflowing toilets, human feces along trails, littering, and people off-roading and destroying the land. Joshua Tree national […]

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Climate change is already making thousands of people across the globe leave their homelands and migrate to safer places. It is a known fact that the European Union is currently facing the burdens of the sudden influx of large number of migrants. Experts warn that this number could triple by the end of the century due […]

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A recent poll conducted by Yale revealed that in the wake of natural disasters like wildfires, snow storms and hurricanes, Americans today are more concerned about climate change and its impacts than ever before. Overall, 73% of Americans accept that global warming is happening, outnumbering those who don’t by five to one. This acceptance has […]

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A new report released by the Pentagon calls climate change a ‘national security threat’ and warns that its effects like floods, droughts and wildfires pose threat to military bases and make their tough job even harder. However, the report is unlikely to change the current government’s stance on the issue as President Trump believes global […]

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