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Todd Woody

7 July 2015

United States

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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...

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Jeremy Hance

24 June 2015

Brazil

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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...

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Russell Beard

Ndoni Khanyile

13 May 2015

Yangon, Yangon Region, Myanmar

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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 (...

Al Jazeera

Russell Beard

11 May 2015

Netherlands

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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...

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Seán Dagan Wood

13 March 2015

Damak, Nepal

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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.

El Paso Times

Marty Schladen

14 December 2014

Clint, Texas, United States

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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...

El Paso Times

Marty Schladen

16 November 2014

Elephant Butte, New Mexico, United States

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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...

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Priyanka Borpujari

13 October 2014

Dhemaji, Assam, India

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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...

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Wanjohi Kabukuru

29 March 2014

Roche Caiman, Victoria, Seychelles

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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...

National Geographic

Laurel Neme

12 March 2014

Bharatpur, Nepal

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Bucking the worldwide trend, Nepal continues its successful fight against poaching, thanks to a multilayered system of information gathering, enforcement, and swift justice.

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Mary Mazzoni

30 January 2014

Abu Dhabi, Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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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...

The New York Times

Amy Yee

24 July 2013

Dhaka, Bengal, Bangladesh

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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...

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Ariel Schwartz

4 December 2012

San Francisco, California, United States

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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...

The New York Times

Amy Yee

21 March 2012

New Delhi, India

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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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