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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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April 3, 2018 Opinion
Emma González, is a high school senior. She survived the February 2018 Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida and co-founded the gun-control advocacy group Never Again MSD. (Illustration: DonkeyHotey)

Darwin, Guns and School Safety

By: W. Douglas Smith

Darwin firmly established that no species can survive if it does not ensure that its offspring reach reproductive adulthood. Where are the priorities of the richest nation on Earth when...

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April 2, 2018 Opinion

Why Business Should Support Regulation

By: Lisa Kaas Boyle

"When the last tree has been cut down, the last fish caught, the last river poisoned, only then will we realize that one cannot eat money.” – Native American Saying,...

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March 20, 2018 Environment

Join the Rising Tide Summit at AltaSea

By: Ocean Champions

There’s a big problem facing our planet today, and yet many aren’t talking about it. The beautiful little blue ball that we all live on is 71 percent ocean, but...

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