Why Sharing News About Solutions Is A Revolutionary Act

Yes! Magazine   
August 15th, 2013

Why Sharing News About Solutions Is A Revolutionary Act

Typically all we see are the negatives headlines in the news, and we may consider tackling the problem to be pointless. This is far from the truth, however, because we also have hope for a better world. By effecting change on the small scale, we all have the power to solve the big problems. From investing more in renewable energy to protecting woodlands, we are changing the world for the better.

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The Fastest Way To Conservation Is Increasing Literacy

Co.EXIST   
February 23rd, 2013

The Fastest Way To Conservation Is Increasing Literacy

New research shows that countries with good education preserve endangered species better than countries where schools are lacking and corruption is rampant.

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Tween Boys Help Save A 500-Million-Year-Old Species

treehugger   
December 30th, 2012

Tween Boys Help Save A 500-Million-Year-Old Species

After discovering that a rare species of cephalopod, known as the chambered nautilus, was in danger of extinction, twelve-year olds Josiah and Ridgely decided to take action, and began raising awareness and funds in the name of protection and conservation.

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Restoring The Nanao Bay Ecosystem

OurWorld 2.0   
December 1st, 2012

Restoring The Nanao Bay Ecosystem

The long coastline of Japan hosts diverse local lifestyles that reflect the unique geographic conditions of the environment. However, increased human activity along the coast has contributed to environmental degradation. In Nanao Bay, locals are taking action to protect and preserve their home and ocean.

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Drones assist wildlife, conservation

SFGate   
September 10th, 2012

Drones assist wildlife, conservation

They’re better known as stealthy killing machines to take out suspected terrorists with pinpoint accuracy. But drones are also being put to more benign use in skies across several continents to track endangered wildlife, spot poachers and chart forest loss.

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Meet The Iraqi Who Started His Country’s Only Environmental Organization

Co.EXIST   
April 20th, 2013

Meet The Iraqi Who Started His Country’s Only Environmental Organization

Azzam Alwash returned to Iraq determined to reverse the environmental degradation that occurred in the country’s marshes from years of neglect, violence, and conflict. The revival of these marshes will not only help the land, but also aid irrigation efforts and farm production.

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Bottled Water Ban Just Took Effect In Concord, Mass

GOOD   
January 2nd, 2013

Bottled Water Ban Just Took Effect In Concord, Mass

After three years of efforts by activists, bottled water is now illegal to sell in Concord, Massachusetts. Although the ban does not apply to all bottled beverages and is limited to the town, it sets a precedent for future acts of eco-friendly laws and marks an important step toward conservation.

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Law Of Mother Earth Approved In Bolivia

PositiveNews   
December 20th, 2012

Law Of Mother Earth Approved In Bolivia

Bolivia has enacted new legislation that places rights on the natural world, elaborating on and fully embodying the principles set out in a ‘short law’ passed in December 2010.

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Plastic-Bag Ban Catches Some Seattle Shoppers By Surprise

The Seattle Times   
October 1st, 2012

Plastic-Bag Ban Catches Some Seattle Shoppers By Surprise

Across the city, workers in supermarkets, drugstores, beauty-supply shops and other retail outlets were posing an entirely new question at the checkout counter: The ubiquitous refrain of “Paper or plastic?” replaced by “Did you bring your reusable bag?”

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Learning By Doing: How to Teach Kids Respect for the Environment

Sustainablog   
August 30th, 2012

Learning By Doing: How to Teach Kids Respect for the Environment

By leading the next generation to understand and care about the environment as much as you do, you can help your children grow up into environmentally conscious adults. Get the kids involved in living an eco-friendly lifestyle by starting with these ideas.

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