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Composting has been scrapped. These New Yorkers picked up the slack

People like Vivian Lin, who quit her job at an architecture firm to start a composting business, have helped fill the void after the city suspended curbside organic waste collection.
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What a sustainable Covid-19 recovery could look like

Bioeconomy - using renewable biological resources - will allow Africa to transform its systems and create a viable economic future.

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Justice

Escape from the nuclear family: COVID-19 should provoke a rethink of how we live

Naomi Klein argues that it's time for some big bold thinking about how we can safely live, work, and learn with the virus — and maybe even enjoy ourselves.

Justice

How indigenous communities are working to save South American forests

Biologist Erika Cuéllar Soto and local residents are “paramedics” for the Gran Chaco ecosystem.
www.newyorker.com
Justice

Bill McKibben: Trump tries to make it hard for anyone else to behave ethically, either

The Labor Secretary, Eugene Scalia, has proposed new rules regarding socially responsible pension investing.
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Biodiversity

Maine lobster industry to lose sustainability certification over its effect on right whales

More than seven years after Maine's lobster fishery was certified as sustainable, that certification is being revoked because of the impact the fishery has on critically endangered right whales.

news.trust.org
Climate

Tech aids cashmere herders, hazelnut farmers fight erosion in Asia

With the use of mobile-based technology, farmers in Mongolia and Bhutan are restoring degraded land.

www.outsideonline.com
Justice

Your money might be working against the environment

The good news: you can easily opt for a greener bank so your money works for good.

Toxics

‘Sharing Square’ in Belchertown, Mass, Community Garden helps feed community

For the past 15 years, the community garden has enabled residents of Belchertown and surrounding towns to grow their own produce without pesticides or chemicals.

www.alleghenyfront.org
Toxics

Green stimulus proposal not business as usual

As lawmakers debate how to help Pennsylvania's economy recover from the coronavirus shutdown, environmental groups see an opening for a cleaner future.

www.arctictoday.com
Climate

Kevin Bain: Why Arctic nations should invest in a network of green ports

Due to melting sea ice, Arctic waters are opening for more business, including in the cargo shipping, tourism, and fishing sectors. But that's a double-edged sword.

www.bloomberg.com
Toxics

Will London commuters opt for open-air bus rides?

With many in London leery of public transportation, one U.K. tour bus company plans to use open-topped sightseeing buses to help workers get to the office.
www.forbes.com
Climate

Will AI save us from ourselves?

Humans are wired to deal with immediate threats like that what's that moving in the bushes. However, for long-term threats like climate change, people suffer from cognitive biases that often make us discount the extent of the threat or turn us into bystanders as we wait for someone else to deal with the problem.

insideclimatenews.org
Toxics

Extinction Rebellion, Greenpeace campaign for a breakup between Big Tech and Big Oil

Employing disparate tactics, the activist organizations want Amazon, Google and Microsoft to stop helping the fossil fuel industry extract more oil and gas.
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Agroforestry is both climate friendly and profitable

Incorporating trees into farmland benefits everything from soil health to crop production to the climate. Investors say it might also yields profits.
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Stranded whales and dolphins offer a snapshot of ocean contamination

"Many of the chemical profiles that we see in cetaceans are similar to the types of chemical profiles that we see in humans who live in those coastal areas."

Cutting forests and disturbing natural habitats increases our risk of wildlife diseases

A new study found that animals known to carry harmful diseases such as the novel coronavirus are more common in landscapes intensively used by people.

The President’s green comedy routine

A token, triumphal green moment for a president and party who just might need such a thing in an election year.

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