Tag: Environment


Help Bring ‘Elephant Pumps’ & Clean Water to Africa

November 22, 2016Posted by Helaina Hovitz

Without access to clean water, dreams of a promising future dry up…


Edible Gardens Are “Growing” Trend in U.S. City Schools

October 25, 2016Posted by Linda Hernandez

Many city schools across America are cultivating a curriculum of…


Gas Leak Fuels Los Angeles’s Drive Toward 100% Renewable Energy

October 21, 2016Posted by Terry Turner

Los Angeles, a town driven largely by car culture, officially…


It’s A Farm In A Box: What’s Growing in These Shipping Containers

October 3, 2016Posted by Linda Hernandez

Demand is growing for locally grown food, but that can…


Pint-Sized “Cafeteria Rangers” Take Giant Bite Out Of Trash

September 14, 2016Posted by Terry Turner

Once upon a time, New York schools sent 860,000 styrofoam…

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New Tech Helps Emergency Vehicles Across U.S. “Go Green”

July 27, 2016Posted by Helaina Hovitz

In order to power the life-saving equipment they use countless…

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How Sunglasses Made From Ocean Trash Are Keeping Workers Afloat Overseas

June 28, 2016Posted by Terry Turner

We’ve brought you the stories of companies making biodegradable alternatives…


“Eternal Reefs” Turn Loved Ones’ Cremated Ashes Into Food for Marine Life

June 23, 2016Posted by Helaina Hovitz

We’re all familiar with the concept of donating our organs, brains,…

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In Memory of Late Son, Mom’s Creating Eco-Village in Barren Detroit Neighborhood

June 21, 2016Posted by Wendy Joan Biddlecombe

Highland Park, a city of nearly 12,000 in the Detroit…

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These Artists Are Using Smelly Soil Samples As Their Medium—Find Out Why.

June 14, 2016Posted by Linda Hernandez

These unique works of art display beautiful depictions of life from a…

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Fed Up With Litter, This Man Set Out To Clean Up 100 Miles Of River

June 2, 2016Posted by Helaina Hovitz

While Jet Skiing around the Potomac River, Doug Moss, riding…

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How “Cardboard Water” Is Saving The Environment & Reviving a Local Community

May 13, 2016Posted by Helaina Hovitz

The plastic water bottle is one of the most hated…


#Goals: Drug Takeback Day Will Help Protect Environment, Pets, and Kids

April 29, 2016Posted by Linda Hernandez

If you’re not familiar with Drug Takeback Day, it’s a…


Dark Beauty: Innovators Raise Awareness By Using Pollution, Climate Change as New Medium

April 28, 2016Posted by Terry Turner

It’s hard to imagine that anything beautiful could come of global warming or pollution, but several nuanced minds around the world are finding ways to turn ugly truth into objects of beauty, art, and efficiency.


She Plans To Save The Planet—And Women’s Privates—With a Pair of Panties

April 19, 2016Posted by Helaina Hovitz

It’s not easy to be one out of billions of…