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Analysts Say: Bike Share Programs Are Good For All
According to new research, there have been zero fatalities among bike share programs since they first began in 2007
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Women Warriors Take Environmental Protection into Their Own Hands
Aleta Baun, an Indonesian environmental activist known in her community as Mama Aleta, has a penchant for wearing a colourful scarf on her head, but not for cosmetic reasons. The colours of the cloth, she says, represent the hues of the forests that are the lifeblood of her Mollo people living in...
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From 'Front-Lines of Climate Crisis,' Gathering Calls for New Economy
At intersections of social and economic justice, hundreds gather in Richmond California to build strategy for a 'just transition' away from an economy that is 'crashing planet.'
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LOL: She Will Have Chasteness (But She Will Also Laugh Last)
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We Can Reverse Climate Change by the Way We Grow Food
Yesterday the White House and USDA hosted a meeting with food, agriculture and data industry officials in an attempt to encourage innovation to stem the effects of climate change on agriculture and food production Beyond "stemming" the effects of climate change on agriculture however, the way we...
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#BecauseLove
Anybody who has lived with cats or dogs knows this and knows it for certain: Cats and dogs think deeply. They feel deeply. They bond deeply. They love deeply. When my stubborn, huge-hearted dog Spike was getting old and sick, I tended to him as if he was one of the family -- because he was. For...
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Forest Rights Offer Major Opportunity to Counter Climate Change
New analysis suggests that in areas formally overseen by local communities, deforestation rates are dozens to hundreds of times lower than in areas overseen by governments or private entities
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Breaking the Grip of the Fossil Fuel Economy: If It Can Happen in Appalachia, It Can Happen Anywhere
Coal production is gradually leaving Appalachia—having already extracted much of the region's natural wealth. Local people are figuring out how to build a new economy based on shared vision and community knowledge. If transition can happen here, it can change the debate everywhere.
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New Models Rise to Meet Demand of Local Food Movement
'Food Hubs' expanding availability of farm-fresh goods
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Landmark Study Underscores Wide-Ranging Benefits of Pesticide-Free Farming
'Significant nutritional differences' between organic and non-organic foods, shows research
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