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our appetite for palm oil is causing deforestation

National Geographic Magazine article: Palm oil is unavoidable. Can it be sustainable? Our appetite for the oil hurts the environment and wildlife. But Gabon hopes ot show how to build an industry while protecting its forests. Article linked  here (you may need to subcribe to NG to view article).

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http://www.lagreengrounds.org/insects_disappearing

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20 ways to reduce waste
Compostable Plastic not better for our environment

https://www.npr.org/2018/11/20/669685624/researchers-find-115-plastic-cups-in-dead-whales-stomach

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BBC Earth https://www.bbc.com/news/av/science-environment-45714290/plastics-watch-is-seaweed-packaging-an-alternative-to-plastic

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https://www.facebook.com/7746841478/posts/10155741538851479/

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In the Swedish city of Eskilstuna, 100 kilometres west of Stockholm, shoppers are flocking to a mall with a twist. ReTuna Återbruksgalleria is a shopping centre dedicated entirely to repaired and up-cycled goods. It opened in 2015, and distinguishes itself from what you might call an upscale yard sale by bringing together other vital mall […]

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Life on the Move

Thursdays, October 18 and November 1, 2018 at the La Brea Tar Pits Museum All plants and animals, including humans, move during their lifetimes, but some take truly harrowing or magnificent journeys to new lands and habitats. This Fall, the La Brea Tar Pits and Museum joins the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability […]

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