Johanna Murphy

Permaculture is helping wildfire survivors recover
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Permaculture is helping wildfire survivors recover

Survivors of California’s Camp Fire are working together to heal the land and each other after the deadly wildfire.

Ranking U.S. cities on their clean-energy progress

The most innovative urban policies ramp up energy efficiency in buildings, but few U.S. cities are pushing the needle on transportation.
Climate change: 18 months to save the world
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Climate change: 18 months to save the world

We will not combat climate change if our energy use continues unchecked - we need to change our relationship with energy.

What the Welsh Government has done since it declared a climate change emergency
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Indigenous communities are better at preserving biodiversity, research shows
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Indigenous communities are better at preserving biodiversity, research shows

A new study adds to research showing concrete links between Indigenous rights to land and sustainable conservation.
Study suggests economic growth benefits wildlife but growing human populations do not
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Study suggests economic growth benefits wildlife but growing human populations do not

In a world first, researchers at ZSL and UCL compared changes in bird and mammal populations with socio-economic trends in low- and lower-middle income countries over the past 20 years.

Turkey establishes National Biological Diversity Coordination Board as part of sustainable development goals
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Turkey establishes National Biological Diversity Coordination Board as part of sustainable development goals

A National Biological Diversity Coordination Board has been established under the chairmanship of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry.

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EPA seeks to add DINP plasticizer to Toxics Release Inventory

EPA seeks to add DINP plasticizer to toxics list

Proposal comes 20 years after regulators first suggested the additive is a health risk

greenwashing climate change denial

Peter Dykstra: Greenwashing’s medieval age

Old school greenwashers and deniers with staying power.

fracking kids health

PFAS: The latest toxic concern for those near fracking

The “forever chemicals” are used by the oil and gas industry, but a lack of transparency and accountability makes it impossible to know how widespread contamination could be.

Colorado fracking

How Colorado is preventing PFAS contamination from the oil and gas industry

And how other states, including Pennsylvania, could do the same.

PFAS Testing

Investigation: PFAS on our shelves and in our bodies

Testing finds concerning chemicals in everything from sports bras to ketchup, including in brands labeled PFAS-free.

PFAS personal care products

Evidence of PFAS in toilet paper (Yes, toilet paper!)

Testing finds fluorine — an indicator of PFAS — in four brands of toilet paper. However, the levels indicate the chemicals are unlikely added on purpose.