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Can Asia's infectious disease-producing wildlife trade be stopped?

1 day ago   |   Grist

For the past 40 years, the Chinese government has promoted the wild animal trade as a form of rural economic development. But the industry ground to a halt this winter when it...
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In Texas, a half-baked plan to save the oil industry from a coronavirus-fueled crash

In Texas, a half-baked plan to save the oil industry from a coronavirus-fueled crash

3 days ago   |   Grist

As oil prices cratered to an 18-year low last week , news leaked that oil and gas producers were asking Texas regulators to mandate a statewide cut in production - a drastic...
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At least the coronavirus stimulus package isn't bailing out the oil industry

4 days ago   |   Grist

After more than a week of squabbling over what should go into the third coronavirus relief package, the White House and Senate leaders reached a compromise on Tuesday night...
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This alt-meat startup just raised $80 million from investors including Bill Gates' and Al Gore's funds to develop its 'super protein' that's neither animal nor plant

This alt-meat startup just raised $80 million from investors including Bill Gates' and Al Gore's funds to develop its 'super protein' that's neither animal nor plant

6 days ago   |   Business Insider

Nature's Fynd, a startup seeking to bring a 'super protein' to the alt-meat market, raised $80 million in a Series B round on Tuesday. Breakthrough Energy Ventures, founded by...
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Coronavirus pumps the brakes on the electric vehicle revolution

6 days ago   |   Grist

One of the starkest ways the coronavirus pandemic has upended daily life is its impact on transit: Simply put, we've stopped moving around. Flights and cruises are being...
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As coronavirus infects markets, sustainable funds prove their mettle

7 days ago   |   Grist

For years, sustainable investing was viewed with suspicion. Could portfolios that avoided oil and gas companies, tobacco, and other profitable but controversial industries have...
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Not even a pandemic can stop Trump from pushing fossil fuels

9 days ago   |   Grist

This story was originally published by HuffPost and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. During the partial government shutdown that started in...
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As Amazon speeds up, a warehouse community braces for a deadly combo: air pollution and coronavirus

As Amazon speeds up, a warehouse community braces for a deadly combo: air pollution and coronavirus

9 days ago   |   Grist

Earlier this week, Amazon announced that it will hire 100,000 warehouse and delivery workers across the country to handle the online shopping surge caused by the COVID-19...
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Democrats want travel industry to reduce emissions in exchange for coronavirus bailout

11 days ago   |   Grist

As you read this, U.S. lawmakers are rushing to push a third coronavirus aid package through Congress to help alleviate the economic burden the pandemic has placed on people...
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This 50-year-old policy is communities' first line of defense against dirty development projects. Trump is about to roll it back

This 50-year-old policy is communities' first line of defense against dirty development projects. Trump is about to roll it back

21 days ago   |   Grist

Yvette Arellano has fought for years against the oil, gas, and petrochemical infrastructure that has inundated her home state of Texas. For her, the fight is personal. Two...
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The Northern Ireland travel writer who embarked on a 3,000-mile cycle across...

The Northern Ireland travel writer who embarked on a 3,000-mile cycle across Europe. and found the journey helped her better handle a complex relationship with her Brethren father

Helen Moat freely admits that she didn't feel as close to her late father as she grew older, but the one thing they did share was a love of nature. The Lurgan-born travel... Read more ...

Sanya joins in WWF's Plastic Smart Cities initiative

Sanya joins in WWF's Plastic Smart Cities initiative

Sea surface of the Tianya Haijiao Scenic Spot On March 27th, 2020, the Sanya Municipal People's Government signed a letter of intent with the World Wide Fund for Nature 's... Read more ...

Return of the wild

Return of the wild

Across the UK, anecdotal reports suggest that nature is breaking cover, with more sightings of weasels, golden plover, oystercatchers and tawny owls. Read more ...

Out of Work and Unsupported, Sex Workers Struggle to Cope With the...

Out of Work and Unsupported, Sex Workers Struggle to Cope With the Coronavirus Crisis

The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted almost everyone's work, in a way most of us had never experienced before. But as with any crisis, those who were already the most... Read more ...

Meghan Markle is no David Attenborough but Disney Plus' Elephant is one...

Meghan Markle is no David Attenborough but Disney Plus' Elephant is one emotional journey

Meghan Markle steps into the world of Disney with Elephant The Duchess Of Sussex Meghan Markle 's first gig since leaving her role as a senior royal is a doozy, as she helms... Read more ...

Democracy on hold: States are canceling public meetings amid coronavirus crisis

Democracy on hold: States are canceling public meetings amid coronavirus crisis

On April 14, Rosemary Fuller had planned to speak at a public hearing held by Pennsylvania's Department of Environmental Protection about a natural gas pipeline that will run... Read more ...

‘We're the virus': The pandemic is bringing out environmentalism's dark side

‘We're the virus': The pandemic is bringing out environmentalism's dark side

“Coronavirus is Earth's vaccine. We're the virus.” As of today, this March 17 tweet, which referred to the drop in air and water pollution during the global COVID-19 pandemic... Read more ...

Lions thriving in nature reserve which inspired classic wildlife film Born Free

Lions thriving in nature reserve which inspired classic wildlife film Born Free

Thanks to this partnership poaching in Kenya's Meru Conservation Area has been brought under control, and lions are being reborn in reserve which inspired one of the best loved... Read more ...

Coronation Street's Alan Halsall makes fans emotional with touching gesture...

Coronation Street's Alan Halsall makes fans emotional with touching gesture to daughter Sienna during coronavirus lockdown

Alan Halsall made Corrie fans very emotional Alan Halsall got Coronation Street fans feeling all kinds of emotional as he shared a touching gesture towards his daughter Sienna... Read more ...

CRAFTY MAN TEACHES PEOPLE HOW TO MAKE HAND SOAP OUT OF TREE LEAVES

By Jessica Testa and Federico Cornetto A crafty man has filmed a video in which he makes hand soap out of tree leaves to help people stay clean during the coronavirus pandemic... Read more ...