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Christian Science Monitor
18 December 2016
For years, campaigns to clean Nepal's polluted Bagmati River resulted in failure. Now with police and government backing, the organization Safai Abhiyaan is in its third year, attracting hundreds of volunteers who are...
28 October 2016
Detroit, Michigan, United States
Even if Blacks and Latinos are more vulnerable to environmental pollution and disasters, very few groups have been working to build awareness around this issues. Fortunately, green groups and foundations are mobilizin...
9 September 2016
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Collaborations between artists and scientists can lead to unique, engaging, and educational programming highlighting important issues. In Indianapolis, the StreamLines collaboration highlighted issues related to city ...
Clean Energy Finance Forum
1 July 2016
New Jersey, United States
Air and water pollutants have an adverse impact on the health and well-being of citizens. Protecting the air and water, by increasing the usage of solar energy, can have a tremendous impact on reversing the impact of ...
1 February 2016
Manoa, Hawaii, United States
Over 3000 Words
The amount of plastic debris in our oceans and water sources - especially nanoplastics that are increasingly prevalent in our food chain - is so enormous it's often beyond comprehension, and immensely difficult to add...
Yale Environment 360
28 September 2015
Duluth, Minnesota, United States
Property rights, circumscribed jurisdictions, and conflicts with neighbors exacerbate Native American efforts to restore tribal land and resources. Some tribes have found success by tapping into a trend of support fro...
11 August 2015
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Prescription drugs are greatly polluting the national water supply, causing researchers to begin looking for a method to better filter water and dispose of unused medicine.
Minnesota Public Radio
26 March 2015
St. Michael, Minnesota, United States
A new three-year project between the health department and the U.S. Geological Survey designed to improve the way arsenic, a carcinogen, is measured in private wells and to develop guidelines to help contractors avoid...
25 March 2015
Though once the rivers were afoul with pollution and the carcasses of poisoned fish and the water from taps was too hazardous to drink, Denmark now boasts some of the world's cleanest drinking water and some of it's m...
24 November 2014
Shepherd, Montana, United States
Clean water and healthy ecosystems are becoming increasingly difficult to come by. With floating islands and other inventions, eco-entrepreneur Bruce Kania thinks that biomimicry - such as reconstructing wetlands and ...
7 July 2014
Worthington, Minnesota, United States
Minnesota farmers are closely following the debate over how best to manage nitrates. Many farmers—no one knows the number exactly–are already taking action to lower their use of nitrates, which can contaminate water.
1 April 2010
Foro, Konso, Ethiopia
Over 3000 Words
Foro, a village in southwestern Ethiopia, has suffered from drought conditions for years, leaving the little water the communities can access polluted with waste. While various water projects have been attempted only ...
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