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A healthy planet takes care of its people. Healthy people take care of the planet. Protecting the earth promotes the people who live on it. Improving the environment gives people the opportunity to survive and thrive in a world free of extreme poverty.

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  1. Article: England Bans Plastic Straws, Cotton Buds, and Drink Stirrers
    Environment

    England Bans Plastic Straws, Cotton Buds, and Drink Stirrers

    By Gabrielle Deonath|May 22, 2019

    The ban comes after years of campaigning. Read more

  2. Article: Climate Change Could Cause Sea Creatures to Go Blind
    Environment

    Climate Change Could Cause Sea Creatures to Go Blind

    By Joe McCarthy|May 22, 2019

    Octopus larvae placed in reduced oxygen environments for 30 minutes nearly lost their eyesight. Read more

  3. Article: Trenches and Blockades in Malawi Save Communities From Cyclone Flooding
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    Trenches and Blockades in Malawi Save Communities From Cyclone Flooding

    May 22, 2019|Voice of America

    Cyclone Idai displaced 90,000 people in Malawi. Read more

  4. Article: Google Backs Plan to Map Pollution Coming From Every Power Plant in the World
    Environment

    Google Backs Plan to Map Pollution Coming From Every Power Plant in the World

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|May 21, 2019

    The effort could be a key tool in the fight against climate change. Read more

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