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Christian Science Monitor

Atul Bhattarai

18 December 2016

Kathmandu, Nepal

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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...

Christian Science Monitor

Mark Trumbull

Zack Colman

28 October 2016

Detroit, Michigan, United States

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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...

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Jen Kinney

9 September 2016

Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

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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

Kat Friedrich

1 July 2016

New Jersey, United States

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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 ...

Ensia

Anja Krieger

1 February 2016

Manoa, Hawaii, United States

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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

Cheryl Katz

28 September 2015

Duluth, Minnesota, United States

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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...

Ensia

Elizabeth Grossman

11 August 2015

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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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

Jennifer Vogel

26 March 2015

St. Michael, Minnesota, United States

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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...

Eco-Business

Jean Chua

25 March 2015

Copenhagen, Denmark

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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...

High Country News

Benjamin Goldfarb

24 November 2014

Shepherd, Montana, United States

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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 ...

Minnesota Public Radio

Mark Steil

7 July 2014

Worthington, Minnesota, United States

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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.

National Geographic

Tina Rosenberg

1 April 2010

Foro, Konso, Ethiopia

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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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