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Ocean Cleaning Device Succeeds in Removing Plastic for the First Time

An enormous floating device designed by Dutch scientists for the non-profit Ocean Cleanup successfully captured and removed plastic from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, the […]

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Jaden Smith Urges 8 Million Fans to Ditch Meat

Jaden Smith Urges 8 Million Fans to Ditch Meat

  Last week, musician and entrepreneur Jaden Smith urged his 8.1 million Twitter followers to ditch meat. “Dear meat eaters: let’s start doing #MeatlessFridays where […]

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Amazon fires: Brazil to reject G7 aid after Bolsonaro rages at ‘colonialist’ leaders

Amazon fires: Brazil to reject G7 aid after Bolsonaro rages at ‘colonialist’ leaders

Brazilian officials say the government will reject more than $22m (£18m) pledged at the G7 summit in Biarritz to help fight raging Amazon wildfires. Emmanuel […]

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Brazilian protesters rail against Bolsonaro as Amazon fires rage on

Brazilian protesters rail against Bolsonaro as Amazon fires rage on

As fires burned across the Amazon and a worsening international and domestic crisis raged around Brazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, protesters took to the streets […]

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Inspiring Woman Invents Refugee Tents That Collect Rainwater and Store Solar Energy

Inspiring Woman Invents Refugee Tents That Collect Rainwater and Store Solar Energy

Since 2011, the Syrian Civil War created one of the most devastating humanitarian disasters in the world, with an estimated number of 13.5 million Syrians […]

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Novak Djokovic: Meditation, Yoga and Veganism Helped Shape My Success

Novak Djokovic: Meditation, Yoga and Veganism Helped Shape My Success

Even among elite athletes, Novak Djokovic is well-known for his devotion to eating clean – indeed, his meteoric rise to number one coincided with him going […]

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Jaden Smith launches pop-up food truck, “I Love You” Restaurant, for the homeless in LA!

At only 21 years old, Jaden Smith – son of celebrity couple Will and Jada Pinkett Smith – is making impactful moves. This weekend, he launched the […]

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This Dutch City Has Transformed Its Bus Stops Into Bee Stops

This Dutch City Has Transformed Its Bus Stops Into Bee Stops

In the Dutch city Utrecht 316 bus stops now have a green roof, contributing to the city’s biodiversity, and supporting insects like honey bees and […]

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Slovakia Welcomes Its First Female President — And She’s an Environmental Activist

Slovakia Welcomes Its First Female President — And She’s an Environmental Activist

Zuzana Čaputová has been called the “Erin Brockovich of Slovakia.” Slovakia’s first female president, Zuzana Čaputová, a lawyer and environmental activist, was sworn in on […]

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This Man Has Saved Over 2,500 Children From Human Trafficking in India

This Man Has Saved Over 2,500 Children From Human Trafficking in India

What an amazing human being! Ajeet Singh was just 17 when he began a very personal battle against the sex trafficking of minors happening daily on […]

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