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    By Ruth Maclean © The New York Times Co. YAATAAH, NIGERIA » When the women arrived in the quiet waterside village of Yaataah on an afternoon in May, some local young men hurried over to them. They offered to carry the women’s loads — old rice sacks and tin basins full of ...
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Posted by on in Forestry
  » By Paul Cancik, YourHub Contributor   In Denver’s semi-arid climate, trees and water are both precious resources. However, by following a few expert tips, you can preserve mature trees on your property and establish new trees that will help grow our urban canopy, diminish heat ...
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Posted by on in Clean Technology
E-vehicle battery maker expands Louisville-based company is moving into a new space in Thornton By Judith Kohler The Denver Post Solid Power is expanding its facilities and the capacity to produce solid state batteries for use in electric vehicles. The Louisville-based company is moving int...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
To Meet Paris Accord Goal, Most of the World’s Fossil Fuel Reserves Must Stay in the Ground A new study in Nature reports that oil, gas and coal production must begin falling immediately to have even a 50 percent chance of keeping global temperatures from rising more than 1.5 degrees Celsius. &nbs...
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Posted by on in Wildlife Conservation
Habitat set aside for threatened species     Conservation bank to aid Preble’s meadow jumping mouse By Judith Kohler The Denver Post A first-of-its-kind venture in Colorado is bringing public and private entities together to sustain a tiny mouse whose habitat has shrunk as developmen...
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Posted by on in Green Design
Why demolish instead of deconstruct? Expert says more demand for salvaged materials is needed By Lisa Prevost © The New York Times Co. As the green building movement evolves beyond energy efficiency into new areas of sustainability, one promising effort focuses on finding new life for used build...
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Posted by on in Food
    By Amanda Little Bloomberg Opinion As drought continues to punish food producers throughout the American West, Hurricane Ida has reminded us that the very opposite problem — raging storms and floods — not only imperils crop production but can devastate global food distribution netw...
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Posted by on in Oil Spill
  By Hiroko Tabuchi and Blacki Migliozzi © The New York Times Co. Cleanup crews are working to contain what experts called a substantial oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, according to an examination of satellite and aerial survey images, ship-tracking data, and interviews with local officials...
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Posted by on in Beauty and Fashion
The cotton tote crisis  An organic cotton tote needs to be used 20,000 times to offset its overall impact of production By Grace Cook © The New York Times Co. Recently, Venetia Berry, an artist in London, counted up the free cotton tote bags that she had accumulated in her closet. There wer...
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Posted by on in Human Health
  By Courtney Rubin © The New York Times Co. Dr. Maria Wei, a professor of dermatology at the University of California San Francisco, was helping a student come up with a project about how the environment affects skin when she looked out her office window and saw the ash falling from the sky...
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Posted by on in General Environment
From Martin Ogle
 Board Member at Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education



 At 6:30 pm on the evening of September 30, there will be a statewide (virtual) watch party for the student-produced video entitled "Making a Living and a Life; Empowering young people with an ALL careers approach." ...
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Posted by on in Fossil Fuels
  By Bruce Finley The Denver Post COLORADO SPRINGS » Eighteen coal-fired power plants down. Another dozen to go as Colorado shifts its electricity supply system off fossil fuels. The latest shutdown at the massive Martin Drake Power Plant in downtown Colorado Springs last week brings the sh...
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Posted by on in Environmental Heroes
Supporting Sponsor of Earth Protect - Many thanks for helping us reach millions to engage them in achieving a sustainable future.  Wind Hosting is a 100% renewable energy web hosting/ dedicated server provider. Utilizing one of the best data centers in the U.S., Wind Hosting provides exce...
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Posted by on in Animals
Black fur, white stripes, foul smelling liquid — everybody can identify the striped skunk. But did you know these malodorous mammals have smaller cousins marked by black and white blots? They’re the spotted skunks, and they do something the stripeys can’t. Spotted skunks perform a spread-eagled han...
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Posted by on in Green Design
Expert says more demand for salvaged materials is needed By Lisa Prevost © The New York Times Co. As the green building movement evolves beyond energy efficiency into new areas of sustainability, one promising effort focuses on finding new life for used building materials, although advocates say ...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
U.N.: Weather disasters soar in numbers, cost, but deaths fall   By Seth Borenstein and Jamey Keaten The Associated Press GENEVA » Weather disasters are striking the world four to five times more often and causing seven times more damage than in the 1970s, the United Nations weather agency ...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
  By Sam Metz, Janie Har and John Antczak The Associated Press SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CALIF. » Favorable weather helped firefighters trying to save communities on the south end of Lake Tahoe from an approaching wildfire, but officials warned Wednesday that stiff winds and dry conditions mean that...
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Posted by on in Wildlife Conservation
House Dems Offer $100 Million to Endangered Species In a memo just released by the House Natural Resources Committee, House Democrats said they’ll provide $550 million to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in the upcoming budget reconciliation package — including $100 million for some of the rarest...
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Posted by on in Wildlife Conservation
In the A new report finds that up to 85 percent of threatened animal and plant species have had their habitat damaged by mining, agriculture or logging.   By Georgina Gustin September 1, 2021 Related As industrial agriculture, mining and logging have barreled across the Amazon rainforest i...
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Posted by on in Energy Efficiency
The rapid expansion of batteries paired with wind and solar is transforming the grid and accelerating the transition to clean energy.   By Dan Gearino September 2, 2021   Vistra's lithium-ion battery system is co-located on the site of its existing Moss Landing Power Plant in Mon...
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