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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: Young People Are Ditching School to Protest Climate Change. We Asked Why They Care.
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    Young People Are Ditching School to Protest Climate Change. We Asked Why They Care.

    By James Hitchings-Hales  and  Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 15, 2019

    Global Citizen headed to London’s climate march to find out why young people are out protesting. Read more

  2. Article: This Town Was Drowning in Plastic. Now It's a Model of Sustainability.
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    This Town Was Drowning in Plastic. Now It's a Model of Sustainability.

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Feb. 14, 2019

    The town operates like plastic is a thing of the past. Read more

  3. Article: These 5 Valentine's Day Traditions Are Being Threatened by Climate Change
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    These 5 Valentine's Day Traditions Are Being Threatened by Climate Change

    Feb. 14, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    From rising seas to declining chocolate supplies, climate change threatens romantic traditions. Read more

  4. Article: Illegal Plastic-Burning Factories Fill Town With Toxic Fumes, Forcing Malaysia to Act
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    Illegal Plastic-Burning Factories Fill Town With Toxic Fumes, Forcing Malaysia to Act

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 13, 2019

    "I couldn't sleep at night because it was so smelly. I became like a zombie, I was so tired.” Read more

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