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Overstretched wildland firefighters risk lung, heart maladies

invw.org
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that from 2000 to 2019, 400 wildland firefighters died on the job, but this may hide slo...
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Why environmental justice needs to be on the docket in the presidential debates: Derrick Z. Jackson

ehn.org
When Fox News announced the lineup of topics for the upcoming presidential debate, climate change and environmental justice were nowhere to be se...
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Is it safe to exercise if the air is hazy with wildfire smoke?

nytimes.com
Fast or slow? Is there a time limit? Can we bring the dog along? Expert advice for working out when the smoke gets in your eyes — and lungs...
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How coal-loving Australia became the leader in rooftop solar

nytimes.com
Embracing solar panels to save money, homeowners have made the country a powerhouse in renewable energy.
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Sick Quebec farmers are growing impatient and demanding pesticide regulations

ctvnews.ca
A newly formed group of sick farmers is demanding immediate government action to regulate pesticide use, and to protect workers ill from exposure...
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California’s ancient 'asbestos' forests no longer seem immune

calmatters.org
The North Coast’s rainforests are hotter, drier and less foggy. That means more dangerous fires that can scar the iconic redwoods.
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Bayer confronts judge’s deadline as Roundup settlements lag

bloomberg.com
Bayer AG is up against a fast-approaching deadline to settle remaining lawsuits over its Roundup weedkiller or face the prospect of a judge resta...
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New super-enzyme eats plastic bottles six times faster

theguardian.com
A super-enzyme that degrades plastic bottles six times faster than before has been created by scientists and could be used for recycling within a...
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How anti-Indigeneity proliferates around the West and the world

hcn.org
Across the globe, anti-Indigenous organizations and sympathizers work to undermine the collective rights of Indigenous peoples. This collection o...
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World leaders pledge to halt Earth’s destruction ahead of UN summit

theguardian.com
World leaders have pledged to clamp down on pollution, embrace sustainable economic systems and eliminate the dumping of plastic waste in oceans ...
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NZ Election 2020: Labour promises to phase out single-use plastics by 2025

newshub.co.nz
If re-elected, the New Zealand Labour Party will replace straws, fruit stickers, cotton-buds and cutlery with sustainable alternatives.
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