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An Environmentalist Reality Check in the Age of the Millennial

The Millennial generation, an age group roughly defined as those born between 1982 and 2000, is the most recent generation to be scrutinized under society’s microscope. Studied and stereotyped extensively, they have been characterized as narcissistic and lazy, but also idealistic and tech-savvy. ...

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Young Resisters: Five Minutes with Student Activist Emma Tayloe

This interview is part of an ongoing series profiling young resisters taking actions in their communities and sharing their ideas for countering “protest fatigue” with sustainable ways to keep resisting the Trump agenda for the long-haul.  Emma Tayloe is a student at Davidson College, ...

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Making National Parks Nationally Representative: Groups Launch New Effort to Make Parks More Diverse

In a recent study, just 22 percent of National Park visitors identified themselves as non-white. A new coalition of environmental justice, civil rights, and conservation groups recently called on the President to use the Centennial to call for a more inclusive approach to public lands.

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Yes, You Can Protect The Economy And The Planet

For years, a major argument against transitioning from fossil fuels has been that it's impossible to sustain national economies without burning fossil fuels. However, a new study from the World Resources Institute shows that reigning world economies are growing their economies while curbing ...

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Artist Uses Work To Comment On American Islamophobia

Artist Siti Azzah Binti Syed Sultan is using art to address Islamophobia in America. The 20-year-old artist came to the United States in 2012 and recently decided to address the issue of Islamophobia in her artwork after witnessing the phenomenon. She stitched together pieces of hijabs mailed to ...

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High Temperatures Kill Over 100 People In India

In the past week alone, approximately 130 deaths have been attributed to India's record-breaking heat wave. This comes less than a year after at least 2,500 Indians died during one of the largest heat waves on record.

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EPA’s Clean Power Plan, Facing Supreme Court Stay, Gains Support

The EPA’s Clean Power Plan recently received a large amount of support from current and former members of Congress, as well as local governments.

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Climate Is Changing At An “Unprecedented” Rate

According to a recent study, a major climate shift may occur within the next few decades.

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After Porter Ranch, Los Angeles’ Low-Income Communities Want Environmental Justice Too

As the people of Porter Ranch return home, residents of Los Angeles’ working class communities continue to face similar environmental issues on a daily basis.

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Yellowstone’s Grizzly Bears Could Be Left Unprotected

Grizzly bears may lose their endangered species protections in and around Yellowstone National Park. There are approximately 700 bears in the area today, up from as few as 136 bears in 1975 when they were first listed as threatened.

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Air Pollution Killed Over Five Million People In 2013

According to a new report, air pollution prematurely killed more than 5.5 million people in 2013, with China and India accounting for more than half of the global total.

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More Plastic Than Fish In Oceans By 2050 Helps Drive Calls For Reduced Plastic Use

Plastic is infiltrating our oceans at alarming rates, which could finally force us to address our plastic consumption.

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