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These office features could help save the planet - and your mental health

There are improvements that could be done at the office that will not only reduce energy use and CO2 emissions, but improve the health and well-being of workers. Environmentalists reveal the most prominent solutions.

Heather Grady: From today's tragedy, let’s shape a new and valuable trajectory for people and our planet

2020 was poised to be a "Super Year for Nature," and it's turned into a super year for pandemic instead. We can't change what is - but with systemic thinking and action, we can change what will be.


The natural world is thriving now that humans are staying indoors

As the coronavirus continues to spread around the world, more than a third of the planet's population is under some form of lockdown, with many under order to stay at home and avoid social gatherings.


David Attenborough’s A Life on Our Planet is a powerful call to action

David Attenborough's highly personal new documentary A Life On Our Planet allows the nature filmmaker to say what he really thinks about our destructive ways.


New app aims to help kids suffering from 'eco-anxiety' due to climate change

Siblings Jasmine and Ben Estevao are children but they already consider themselves to be conservationists due to their deep concern over the state of the planet.

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While climate catastrophe looms, Trump doubles down on environmental sabotage

Trump is working to whip up his anti-government base while nurturing his own psychological need to tear down every piece of President Barack Obama's legacy.


A travel writer envisions a future without vacations

As a global climate crisis deepens, even professional travelers should cut back on their air miles.

Many kids take a passion for the planet back to school

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A roof grows in the city to demonstrate sustainable innovation in architecture

It is possible to build better by adopting innovative materials and engineering techniques for more sustainable structures.


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In a groundbreaking move, the beautiful but uncomfortable documentary forces viewers to acknowledge their own complicity in the decline of nature.

Climate change can't be ignored, demands our action

According to the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change), we have less than 12 years to avert the consequences of catastrophic climate change, with worsening food shortages, rising sea levels, floods and wildfires.

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Plastic threatens our health from before production to long after it’s thrown away: Report

Plastic pollution is a "threat to human life and human rights" and, in order to stem this problem, we have to overhaul how we produce, use and dispose of it, according to an international report released today.

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