Category: Sustainability

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Modified Genes: A Comprehensive Guide to Genetically Modified Foods

What a GMO is, the process of genetic engineering, health and environmental impacts, and potential uses for the technology around the globe.

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Atlanta Converts Vacant ‘Food Desert’ into the Nation’s Largest Free Food Forest

“Residents still talk about the land’s former owners, who left excess produce from their farm on fence posts for neighbors to claim and enjoy.”

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Moroccan Students Build Off-Grid ‘Hemp House’ Made Almost Entirely from Hemp and Solar Panels

This Moroccan ‘hemp house’ shows the world that environmentally sustainable construction is possible.

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Donald Trump Doesn’t Matter – Three Things YOU Can Do to Change the World

Donald Trump doesn’t have the power to change the world. You do.

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Adidas Vows to Use Only Recycled Plastic as Market Shifts Toward “Conscious Capitalism”

The more that people understand their power as consumers, the quicker we can live in a world that’s not just safe and sustainable – but also free.

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Hawaii Bans Most Sunscreens in Effort to Save Dwindling Coral Reefs

“This bill is a small first step worldwide to really caring about our corals and our reefs in a way that no one else anywhere in the world has done.”

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Scientists Warn Bananas May Face Extinction Due to Lack of Genetic Diversity

“To carry on growing the same genetic banana is stupid… It is necessary that we improve the Cavendish through genetic engineering.”