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Brazil's Bolsonaro causes global outrage over Amazon fires

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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has insulted adversaries and allies, disparaged women, blacks and homosexuals, and even praised his country�...
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From avocado drinks to repurposed lard: Using creativity and culture change to tackle Philly food waste

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PHILADELPHIA—Sheetal Bahirat was making a big batch of guacamole when she realized her leftover avocado seeds were food waste. "I ...
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Months of upheaval has left analysts asking, "what’s next" for Wyoming’s coal industry

trib.com
For half a century, the Powder River Basin — a 20,000-square mile region in northeast Wyoming — served as the Equality State's p...
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US companies tell Apple and Amazon to put planet before profits

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The bosses of some of the world's biggest companies, including Apple and Amazon, have been told to put the planet before profits – not...
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Island settled by slaves erodes under waves and wealth

eenews.net
African descendants making up the Gullah people, who are also known as the Saltwater Geechee, face two types of erosion — one of culture an...
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The surprisingly great idea in Bernie Sanders’s Green New Deal: Electric school buses

vox.com
A small idea in Sanders’s Green New Deal could reap big benefits for kids.
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Air monitoring reveals troubling benzene spikes officials don’t fully understand

insideclimatenews.org
Residents in South Portland, Maine, packed a meeting to find out about the noxious fumes fouling the air they breathe. The news, one official sai...
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Bali fights back as tons of floating plastic threaten to spoil once-pristine paradise

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“If we in Bali can set an example so all of Indonesia and other countries stopped using plastic bags too, that would be very good."
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GOP lobbyists helping US companies exploit the Amazon

theintercept.com
Documents reveal that efforts to clear the Amazon are being pushed by Trump-friendly lobbyists.
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'Incredible': Man's solo paddleboard trip from San Francisco to Honolulu breaks record

sfgate.com
Antonio de la Rosa paddled just over 2,900 miles to Honolulu with the aim of raising awareness about protecting the ocean from man-made pollution...
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Yearslong effort to save sage grouse in North Dakota takes a twist

bismarcktribune.com
Wildlife officials who have been transplanting sage grouse from Wyoming to North Dakota since 2017 have adjusted their tactics this summer to try...
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Strip mining could come to Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

rollingstone.com
The final draft plan by the Trump administration opens parts of formerly protected lands to oil, gas and mining companies.
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David Koch is gone, but his pipelines are here to stay

newrepublic.com
A fortune built on exploiting the earth funds an empire dedicated to smothering free speech.
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It’s complicated — our relationship with Instagram and nature

thetyee.ca
Tory Michak looked at the quest for the perfect post, its impact on the environment and what it says about us.
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We tested popular cellphones for radiofrequency radiation. Now the FCC is investigating

chicagotribune.com
The results of a Chicago Tribune investigation raise questions about whether cellphones always meet safety standards for radiofrequency radiation...
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General Mills releases plan for pesticide use reduction at advocates' request

tcbmag.com
Shareholder advocacy organization As You Sow has withdrawn a resolution it filed in April, which called for General Mills to disclose evidence of...
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