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7 July 2015
Under 800 Words
Burning coal is one of the dirtiest ways to generate electricity - although coal-fired power plants produce just 39 percent of the nation’s power, they emit 77 percent of the electricity industry’s greenhouse gas emis...
24 June 2015
Over 3000 Words
The Matsés, an indigenous population in Brazil in Peru, teamed up with Acaté, a conservation group, to create a medicinal knowledge encyclopedia. The encyclopedia was compiled by five shamans, took two years, is 500 p...
13 May 2015
Yangon, Yangon Region, Myanmar
Broadcast TV News
Over 15 Minutes
The effects of climate change, such as rising sea levels and hotter global temperatures, are already having drastic impact on many communities, especially the rural, agricultural regions of countries such as Myanmar (...
11 May 2015
Broadcast TV News
As climate change causes global sea levels to rise, nations around the world are increasingly concerned about threats to infrastructure and livelihoods. But the Dutch have been keeping the sea at bay for centuries usi...
13 March 2015
A Bhutanese refugee camp in Damak, Nepal is giving its displaced inhabitants a brighter future thanks to green investment through sustainable, eco-friendly projects that respond to refugees needs.
14 December 2014
Clint, Texas, United States
Population growth, historical dryness and predictions of a warming climate all mean a future of scarce water in the Rio Grande's Upper Basin. Farmers and the irrigation districts are left to try and find ways to conse...
16 November 2014
Elephant Butte, New Mexico, United States
The El Paso Times reports from the heart of the Rio Grande Basin - where drought has led to dramatic decreases in water supply, and serious changes in management of river resources are called for - on how the region p...
13 October 2014
Dhemaji, Assam, India
Building a house on stilts is an age old tradition created by the Mishings, a tribe in India. The practice allowed them to live close to the river, without flooding their homes. In Assam, a state in India, the Mishing...
29 March 2014
Roche Caiman, Victoria, Seychelles
Warming water has led to the collapse of coral reef systems in the western Indian Ocean, essential to fisheries, protecting shorelines, and reducing beach erosion and sea-level rise. Marine scientists from Nature Seyc...
12 March 2014
Bucking the worldwide trend, Nepal continues its successful fight against poaching, thanks to a multilayered system of information gathering, enforcement, and swift justice.
30 January 2014
Abu Dhabi, Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
The commercially-based Wind for Prosperity initiative may have devised a solution to meet growing demands for electricity in developing economies, where fossil fuels are expensive, difficult to access, and take a toll...
24 July 2013
Dhaka, Bengal, Bangladesh
In a country of limited resources — and perhaps for that very reason — preparing for natural disasters is top of the agenda in Bangladesh. Various grassroots, collaborative programs have been put in place over the yea...
4 December 2012
San Francisco, California, United States
Yerdle is a website that allows companies to resell their used and returned items in a way that is helpful for customers and the environment. The three co-founders have experience at ZipCar, Walmart, and the Sierra Cl...
21 March 2012
New Delhi, India
Low-cost filtration plants are finding their place in some of the most underserved areas of India. Making a cultural shift from drinking well water to filtered water isn't well-received by all villages in the country,...
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