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July 9, 2018 Environment

Starbucks Gives Up Straws, But Plastic Adult Sippy Cups Still Suck

By: Lisa Kaas Boyle

In the face of mounting pressure from environmental groups and legislation, some businesses are making the switch from single use plastics to sustainable alternatives — think straws made of stainless...

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July 3, 2018 Environment

What are Abalone and Here's How We Get Them Back!

By: The Bay Foundation

http://www.lamag.com/abalone-research-laboratory/

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June 22, 2018 Environment

Time's Up for Plastic

By: Belinda Waymouth

The proliferating plastic trash crisis calls for drastic measures— 'out’ the worst offenders, demand brand accountability, then bust the myth about biodegradable plastics being the fix. Plastic keeps making headlines....

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June 15, 2018 Environment

Seeking Refuge from the Storm: ten things I learned from kayaking in Bangladesh

By: Michael Buckley

Photos by MONTY. World Refugee Day is celebrated every June 20: this UN initiative was set up to raise awareness about the situation of refugees worldwide. The media tends to...

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June 13, 2018 Environment

Manhattan Beach Passes Historic Ban on Single-Use Plastic Straws, Stirrers, and Utensils to Reduce Plastic Pollution

By: Dana Roeber Murray

Straws are out in Manhattan Beach The Manhattan Beach City Council voted unanimously to prohibit the sale, distribution and use of single-use plastic straws, plastic stirrers,...

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June 7, 2018 Environment

Plastic Pollution is Rising, But So Are We!

By: Lisa Kaas Boyle

By Lisa Kaas Boyle and David Helvarg The inaugural March for the Ocean -- which will be held on Saturday, June 9th in our nation’s capitol, with sister marches around the...

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May 6, 2018 Environment

Plan Bee for Refugees

By: Michael Buckley

Tsechu Dolma, founder of Mountain Resiliency, with log-hive in background. May 20, 2018 marks the first ever celebration of World Bee Day, an FAO initiative. Why...

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April 22, 2018 Environment

Nepal’s Last Wild River

By: Michael Buckley

The Karnali in western Nepal is the nation’s longest river. It flows gloriously free for now, to the benefit of rafting tourism and the people and wild animals that depend...

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April 10, 2018 Environment
Two destroyed tanks in front of a mosque in Azaz, Syria. (Photo: Christiaan Triebert)

The Connection Between Environment, Conflict and Security

By: W. Douglas Smith

There are two directions the connection between conflict and the environment can take that influence security.  The degradation of the environment can cause conflict and a reduction in security; or...

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