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Understanding the Population Problem

When the global population reached 5 billion in 1987, that ...Gemma AlexanderJuly 9, 2020
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How the First Net-Zero Energy Communities in the U.S. Operate

As with any brilliant innovation, net-zero energy communities were an ...Earth911July 8, 2020
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Chickenomics: The Economics of Backyard Chickens

Does keeping chickens make better economic sense than buying eggs ...Gemma AlexanderJuly 7, 2020
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What Makes a Product Sustainable?

We talk a lot about the importance of sustainability and ...Jenna CyprusJuly 7, 2020
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Infographic: What’s Your Environmental Footprint?

Are you doing enough to keep your environmental footprint small? ...Earth911July 6, 2020
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Building Local Food Resilience

Before the coronavirus pandemic reached the United States, between 30 ...Chloe SkyeJuly 6, 2020
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Cricket Protein Promises a More Sustainable Dog Food

What if there was a healthy alternative to mammal- or ...Earth911July 3, 2020

Earth911 Inspiration: Nature’s Colors of the Spirit

Today’s quote is from Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet, philosopher, and ...Earth911July 3, 2020
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The Eco-Unfriendly Truths About Fireworks

They light up the sky beautifully, those bright and bold ...Elizabeth WeissJuly 2, 2020

Free Yourself From Single-Use Plastic in July

Plastic-free July starts today. Even if you only reduce your ...Earth911July 1, 2020
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Combatting Desertification

The United Nations designates days of observance as educational tools ...Gemma AlexanderJuly 1, 2020
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Maven Moment: The Fourth of July & Grandma’s Potato Salad

The Fourth of July was one of my favorite holidays ...Joanna LaceyJuly 1, 2020

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