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  • Article: European Parliament Approves Historic Ban on Single-Use Plastics

    European Parliament Approves Historic Ban on Single-Use Plastics

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Oct. 24, 2018

    The rules have the potential to be the most ambitious ban on plastics in the world. Read more

  • Article: The 10 Most Common Chronic Diseases All Have This One Thing in Common

    The 10 Most Common Chronic Diseases All Have This One Thing in Common

    By Tess Sohngen|Aug. 9, 2017

    The link between hunger and disease has never been clearer. Read more

  • Article: Lawmaker's 'Controversial Painting' Features a Statue of Liberty in a Hijab

    Lawmaker's 'Controversial Painting' Features a Statue of Liberty in a Hijab

    By Tess Sohngen|Aug. 8, 2017

    Conservatives are calling for the painting’s removal. Read more

  • Article: In Australia, Kids Will Have to Be Vaccinated to Start Kindergarten

    In Australia, Kids Will Have to Be Vaccinated to Start Kindergarten

    By Tess Sohngen|July 24, 2017

    New legislation bans unvaccinated children from attending kindergarten and daycare centers. Read more

  • Article: Google Donates $1M for LGBT Digital Memorial in NYC

    Google Donates $1M for LGBT Digital Memorial in NYC

    By Tess Sohngen|June 19, 2017

    The announcement came one week before the anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. Read more

  • Article: New York's New Food Waste Bill Could Help Power NYC

    New York's New Food Waste Bill Could Help Power NYC

    By Tess Sohngen|June 19, 2017

    A new bill could be the next step toward zero waste by 2030. Read more

  • Article: Morocco says no more: Why plastic bags are on their way out

    Morocco says no more: Why plastic bags are on their way out

    July 8, 2016

    Law states no import, export, sale, production or distribution of plastic bags. Read more

  • Article: Stunning photos of people celebrating Yoga Day

    Stunning photos of people celebrating Yoga Day

    By Garima Bakshi|June 21, 2016

    191 UN countries celebrated it. Read more