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The world’s top 10 battles for environmental justice
Monday June 11th 2018, 9:52 PM

Environmental justice activism is to this age what the workers’ movement was for the industrial age – one of the most influential social movements of its time. Yet, despite its consistent progress since the 1970s, environmental justice protests seem to get lost in the morass of information on broader environmental issues.

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End of the journey for iceberg B-15?
Monday June 11th 2018, 9:47 PM

B15 was the largest iceberg ever recorded to break away from Antarctica’s Ross Ice Shelf. That was in the year 2000. Now the iceberg is nearly gone. See its remnant from space, and the track of its journey.

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China, exploring renewables, tests a solar highway
Monday June 11th 2018, 9:38 PM

Western countries have been looking into putting solar panels on roads for years. The Chinese have done it, installing panels on a downhill section of a mountain road.

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Global warming will make veggies harder to find: Study
Monday June 11th 2018, 9:34 PM

Global warming is expected to make vegetables significantly scarcer around the world, unless new growing practices and resilient crop varieties are adopted, researchers warned on Monday.

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Study weighs environmental costs of proteins
Monday June 11th 2018, 9:04 PM

Which food type is more taxing on the environment – livestock, farmed seafood or wild-caught fish?

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Digging for clues to an ancient extinction – and the planet’s future
Monday June 11th 2018, 9:03 PM

If volcano-driven climate change was behind the Permian-Triassic land extinction, scientists might learn something crucial about our own fate.

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Endangered species may need ‘sanctuary cities,’ too
Monday June 11th 2018, 9:02 PM

Non-native animals and plants often arrive in cities by happenstance and carve out ecological niches for themselves. But if cities were more deliberate about biodiversity, they’d take in species that are struggling elsewhere.

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Chris Packham warns of ‘ecological apocalypse’ in Britain
Monday June 11th 2018, 9:00 PM

Springwatch presenter says Britain is increasingly ‘a green and unpleasant land.’

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GOP senators push Trump to submit pollution treaty amendment for Senate approval
Monday June 11th 2018, 8:59 PM

A group of Republicans senators is pushing President Trump to let them approve a treaty amendment meant to cut emissions of certain greenhouse gases.

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William Laurance: What a giant snake can teach us about designing cities for the future
Monday June 11th 2018, 8:58 PM

We need to make our urban areas more welcoming to wildlife. Here are five ways we can do so.

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Few Southeast cities have climate targets, but that’s slowly changing
Monday June 11th 2018, 8:57 PM

A new survey of Southeast cities also found about half expect to install or buy more renewable energy. West Palm Beach and Atlanta were among the leaders.

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Society needs to flip its disaster spending, insurance report says
Monday June 11th 2018, 8:56 PM

Communities would get more value by spending before a disaster, instead of after.

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