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Climate change has finally caught up to this Alaska village

“Many folks are not happy to be leaving the place they’ve known their whole lives.” After 20 years of melting permafrost, residents of Newtok now must move.

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35 vintage photos taken by the EPA reveal what American cities looked like before pollution was regulated

Before the EPA, the US environment was not federally protected. Here are 35 vintage photos showing US cities before regulations limited the damage.

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The water is so hot in Alaska it's killing large numbers of salmon - CNN

Alaska has been in the throes of an unprecedented heat wave this summer, and the heat stress is killing salmon in large numbers.

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'Ecological grief': Greenland residents traumatised by climate emergency

Islanders are struggling to reconcile impact of global heating with traditional way of life, survey finds

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U.S. Virgin Islands Moves to Ban Coral Reef Killing Sunscreen Chemicals | PaddleXaminer

The U.S. Virgin Islands has banned reef killing chemicals from sunscreen. The full ban will go into effect March 30, 2020. Reef friendly suns

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E.P.A. Plans to Curtail the Ability of Communities to Oppose Pollution Permits

The agency is preparing to weaken rules that, for a quarter-century, have given communities a voice in deciding how much industrial pollution may legally be released nearby.

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Swiss Researchers Have A Simple Idea For Countering Climate Change: Plant A Trillion Trees

"The nice thing about this solution is it’s really low-tech," says Thomas Crowther, a co-author of the study and climate change ecologist at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich.

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The climate change lawsuit that could stop the U.S. government from supporting fossil fuels

A lawsuit filed on behalf of 21 kids alleges the U.S. government knowingly failed to protect them from climate change. If the plaintiffs win, it could mean massive changes for the use of fossil fuels

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RUTA DEL JEFE 2019

Ruta Del Jefe is not just any adventure bicycle race. Ruta Del Jefe is a platform to raise awareness of environmental and political threats affecting the U.S...

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National City Council reboots effort to force out businesses that cause pollution

The South County city will focus on a neighborhood where a large concentration of industries such as auto shops are intermixed with homes

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Saving Bears Ears and Grand Staircase Escalante | Protect Our Playgrounds - Part 1

7x World Champion, and public lands advocate, Rebecca Rusch, in her continued quest to push herself physically and mentally, is taking action to help raise a...

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Opinion: It’s Okay to Be An Imperfect Eco Warrior | PaddleXaminer

Editorial by Rebecca Parsons on living a sustainable, environmentally friendly life and knowling when its ok to let go and accept life's imperfections.

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Whales keep eating plastic and dying. One's stomach had 88 pounds of calcifying trash.

By the time marine biologist Darrell Blatchley arrived at the fishing village Saturday, the young Cuvier's beaked whale was already floating, dead in the water, its eyes sunken and ribs

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9 Ways to Stop Using So Much Plastic

Going zero waste is hard, but these easy changes to how you eat, drink, and store food will make a big difference

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Joshua Tree national park 'may take 300 years to recover' from shutdown

National park saw ‘irreparable’ damage including vandalism, ruined trails and trees cut down, says former superintendent

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Florida brewery unveils six-pack rings that feed sea turtles rather than kill them

Florida brewery unveils alternative to plastic rings that harm marine life.

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Bro-Truck Owners Are Deliberately Blocking Tesla Supercharger Spots

I generally like people, which may be why I never fail to be surprised when I encounter people being truly unrepentant dickheads for no good reason whatsoever. That’s what seems to have been going down at a Tesla Supercharger in Hickory, North Carolina,

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Finding Away: Kimi Werner Dives Among a Microplastic Crisis

Finding Away: Kimi Werner Dives Among a Microplastic Crisis #StandUpPaddle #Environment #EnvironmentalProtection

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Plastic Pollution Campaign Victories Make Healthy Beaches

Surfrider Chapters are Fighting the Good Fight Against the Scourge of Plastic Pollution