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This ‘Floating Continent’ Could Collect and Recycle Plastic from the Ocean in Future

A large, self-sustaining, floating research lab as big as an island could be the next big thing in ocean cleanup. The 8th Continent, as it’s called, has won the 2020 Grand Prix prize for architecture and innovation of the sea, and is designed to allow the operators to live, work, eat, sleep, and study there […]

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The urgency of climate change [opinion] | Local Voices | lancasteronline.com – LNP | LancasterOnline

Despite all the evidence that global warming is a major problem, some people still believe it isn’t real. However, within the last year, more people have begun to realize that it is a genuine issue that needs to be corrected…

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Why climate-change gardening means breaking all the rules

Early in 2010, I moved from a home with a small, tidy back garden in Brighton to a wild smallholding more than 200 metres above sea level in Llandysul in Wales. Concerns about the climate crisis were at the heart…

The Sinister Nature Of Electric Cars: More Expensive, Less Efficient

The Democrats are doing everything they can to get Americans into electric cars. However, those cars come with the risk of a serious loss of power—not just for the car but for those who buy those cars. We have to…

Mississauga climate scientist says governments lack political will to stop global warming – insauga.com

University of Toronto Mississauga scientist says unless more meaningful commitments are made, the Arctic could be ice-free during summers by the end of the century. (Photo: Unsplash) The most recent global climate change summit may have grabbed headlines for a…

Design Students Use Art to Reimagine Plastic Recycling – Creating Lamps, Seat Covers, and More

London design students were given a challenge: take plastic that will most likely end up in the landfill, and turn it into a new raw material using as little energy as possible. Part of a competition from the London Royal College of Art, the students excelled, turning plastic into train car-seat covers, sound insulation, art […]

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Canadian Fashion Designer Makes Shoes that Grow into Apple Trees, Instead of Landfills

The legend of Johnny Appleseed: the man who walked about Ontario and the northern United States spreading apple pips, takes root in a new pair of kicks that biodegrade and grow an apple tree when they are discarded. Tackling plastic pollution is the principle purpose behind the new shoe, but they also help the environment […]

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How Global Warming is Impacting Our Beauty Products – ELLE.com

When Nancy Gagnon, a formulator at the Designer Beauty Lab in Santa Ana, California, ventured out into a summer heat wave wearing a full face of makeup, the final look wasn’t quite what she was going for: “Half of my…

My Turn: Time to nix the bad habits – Concord Monitor

My Turn: Time to nix the bad habits OUR ENVIRONMENT NEEDS MORE LOCAL REPORTING The Concord Monitor is launching its Environmental Reporting Lab, a long-term effort to better inform the community about the New Hampshire environment. To launch phase 1…

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