Environment

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: Vancouver Wants to Ban Styrofoam, Plastic Bags, and Disposable Coffee Cups
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    Vancouver Wants to Ban Styrofoam, Plastic Bags, and Disposable Coffee Cups

    By Joe McCarthy| June 23, 2017

    This would be a major win for the environment. Read more

  2. Article: The World’s Biggest Coal Company Just Closed 37 Mines — Here’s Why
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    The World’s Biggest Coal Company Just Closed 37 Mines — Here’s Why

    By Gabriella Canal| June 23, 2017

    As solar power grows, fossil fuels are plummeting. Read more

  3. Article: Brazil’s Rainforests Are Being Decimated — and One Country Wants to Do Something About It
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    Brazil’s Rainforests Are Being Decimated — and One Country Wants to Do Something About It

    By Phineas Rueckert| June 23, 2017

    After curbing deforestation between 2008 and 2014, Brazil has regressed in the past two years. Read more

  4. Article: Burger King Pledges To End Deforestation By 2030 but Scientists Are Skeptical
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    Burger King Pledges To End Deforestation By 2030 but Scientists Are Skeptical

    June 23, 2017 |Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Restaurant Brands International has been criticized for buying soy and beef from Brazil. Read more

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