Humankind
March 6, 2019

Recognizing Irish American Environmental Activism

As St. Patrick’s Day approaches, we are mindful of all things Irish. In addition to St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, March is also designated to Irish American Heritage Month. The links…
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HumankindPeople
March 5, 2019

California Wildfires Set to Burn On

A new study is suggesting that wet winters are no longer a guide to predicting the severity of wildfires in California. Recent research, published in the Proceedings of the National…
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HumankindNaturePeoplePlaces
March 5, 2019

Fashionable Waste

People of Earth: you have enough clothing. The fashion industry produces gazillions of clothing items each year and, given that there are only 7 billion of us, that is more…
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Humankind
March 5, 2019

Fat Tuesday Has a Fat Impact

The celebration of Mardi Gras, a sin send off before Christian Lent, fills the streets of New Orleans, Louisiana, with locals, tourists — and tons of pollution. Trash Tree, New…
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HumankindPlaces
March 4, 2019

Get Ready for the Climate Strike

In the movie version of "The Climate Crisis" currently unfolding, the heroes arrive at the what is very near the end — with mere seconds left before the Earth implodes…
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Humankind
March 2, 2019

Fashion Forward: Refashioning Fast Fashion

This week marks the end of this season’s #FashionWeek, where every year designer icons gather first in New York, Milan, London, and now Paris to showcase new collections to the…
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Humankind
March 1, 2019

Women’s History Month

We've reached the month of March and spring is about to, well, spring! The month of March is important for another reason too. It is also #WomensHistoryMonth, designated to highlight…
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Humankind
February 28, 2019

UN Publishes Report on Youth and the SDGs

The UN have recently published a report titled, World Youth Report: Youth and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The report explores the important role of youth in achieving the…
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Humankind
February 28, 2019

Honoring Those with Rare Diseases

When Ben was born eight years ago, there were no signs that anything was different about him. The boy from Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, met all of his milestones in his first…
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Humankind
February 25, 2019

Mobile World Congress Takes on Sustainability

The annual gathering of more than 100,000 people from the mobile-phone industry has the potential to make a dramatically negative impact on the world. Any gathering of such large numbers…
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