Cambodian Market Bags

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Let’s do good — Jesse Kornbluth reviews sustainable, one-of-a-kind bags that will help keep the earth safer.

Climate Change and Drought: A Spark in Igniting Syria’s Civil War

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An abundance of history books tell us that civil unrest can never have a simple or unique cause. The Syrian conflict, now civil war, is no exception.

Save the Corals – What’s Beneath the Ocean?

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If we continue to live as carelessly as we have, what we will have is a planet filled to the brim with trash.

Adapt and Live: The Exuberance of Life, Nature and Change

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Not only did he make the final cut, he won the contest.

Merchants of Doubt Gives New Meaning to “Sold Out”

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As this new documentary demonstrates, to get the devil’s dollars one must first align with the devil’s agenda.

How Well Prepared are Businesses for Climate Change?

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Industry is on the front lines of responding to the effects of climate change and forward-looking businesses are trying to shape policy — before more stringent measures are imposed.

Youth Take Climate Change Fight to the Courts

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Many young people feel they have too much at stake to wait for our leaders to get their act together and take meaningful action on climate change. It’s being termed the Children’s Climate Crusade.

Are Horses As Smart As Humans?

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Horses have very powerful senses of hearing and smell that exceed those of any dog.

Satellites, Mathematics and Drones Take Down Poachers in Africa

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The world loses three rhinos a day and an elephant every 15 minutes. Simply stated, this is an unsustainable situation.

The False Promise of Fracking and Local Jobs

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Most people, including politicians and people in the media, assume that fracking creates thousands of good jobs … They are wrong.

Yellowstone River Spill a Preview of Potential Keystone Disaster

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At about 10 a.m. on January 17th, an oil pipeline in Billings, Montana spilled over 50,000 gallons of oil into the Yellowstone River near Glendive.

Wilderness, and Why It Matters

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Our understanding of wilderness and its usefulness has changed over the last century as science has revealed its significance for biodiversity conservation and ecosystem services.

Nature’s Fireworks: The Best Meteor Showers Coming in 2015

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The coming year promises to be another good one for meteor buffs, so here’s a guide on what to expect and how best to enjoy nature’s own firework displays.

Study: Ocean Life Faces Extinction

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A team of scientists, in a groundbreaking analysis of data from hundreds of sources, has concluded that humans are on the verge of causing unprecedented damage to the oceans and the animals living in them.

Holy Volcano, Batman! Massive Eruption Caught on Film

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How many times have you watched a volcano blow its top?

The Economic Cost of Climate Change: Time for New Math

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Economists underestimate the social cost of carbon by ignoring climate change’s impact on the rate of economic growth, Stanford researchers find.