#environment

  • Article: England Bans Plastic Straws, Cotton Buds, and Drink Stirrers
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    England Bans Plastic Straws, Cotton Buds, and Drink Stirrers

    By Gabrielle Deonath|May 22, 2019

    The ban comes after years of campaigning. Read more

  • Article: Only a Third of the World's Rivers Flow Freely. Here's Why Scientists Are Worried.
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    Only a Third of the World's Rivers Flow Freely. Here's Why Scientists Are Worried.

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Gabrielle Deonath|May 9, 2019

    Free-flowing rivers sustain both wildlife and human activity. Read more

  • Article: Nearly All US National Parks Are Dangerously Affected by Air Pollution, Study Finds
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    Nearly All US National Parks Are Dangerously Affected by Air Pollution, Study Finds

    By Gabrielle Deonath|May 8, 2019

    New study shows all national parks suffer from some level of hazardous air pollution. Read more

  • Article: How Kids Change Parents' Minds About Climate Change
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    How Kids Change Parents' Minds About Climate Change

    By Lindsay Powers|May 8, 2019

    New research shows how simple conversations between kids and adults can change the world. Read more

  • Article: Allowing Locals to Manage Forests Can Reduce Emissions and Poverty, Study Finds
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    Allowing Locals to Manage Forests Can Reduce Emissions and Poverty, Study Finds

    May 7, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Deforestation impacts local communities through climate change and socio-economic stress. Read more

  • Article: Half of World Heritage Sites' Glaciers Could Vanish by 2100
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    Half of World Heritage Sites' Glaciers Could Vanish by 2100

    May 1, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The only way to preserve them is by cutting greenhouse gas emissions. Read more

  • Article: 13-Year-Old Called 'Trash Girl' by Bullies Wins Award for Her Work to Save the Planet
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    13-Year-Old Called 'Trash Girl' by Bullies Wins Award for Her Work to Save the Planet

    By James Hitchings-Hales  and  David Brand|April 11, 2019

    Nadia Sparkes will collect the Points of Light award from Theresa May on Friday. Read more

  • Article: Students Are Inspiring Their Parents to Join the Global Fight Against Climate Change
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    Students Are Inspiring Their Parents to Join the Global Fight Against Climate Change

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Sushmita Roy|April 3, 2019

    These kids are teaching their parents a lesson. Read more