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Written by: Kimberly White Mercedes-Benz is moving away from gasoline-powered vehicles. The luxury car company announced it would shift its focus toward producing electric-only vehicles and be “ready to go all-electric by the end of the decade, where market conditions...
Courtesy of Landscape News Written by: Augusta Dwyer An international team of scientists has found an abundance of trees – more than 1.8 billion – in an area of West Africa that has received less attention for its foliage than for...
Written by: Jackie Rocheleau For epidemiologists studying air pollution, there’s only so much to learn at ground level. So they’ve been taking advantage of aerosol data from NASA satellites to link health outcomes with local air pollution. But only recently...
Written by: Lenore Newman and Evan Fraser Agriculture’s impact on the planet is massive and relentless. Roughly 40 per cent of the Earth’s suitable land surface is used for cropland and grazing. The number of domestic animals far outweighs remaining wild populations....
Written by: Natalie Marchant More than 35,500 species are threatened with extinction, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) Red List. Now a new smartphone game enables players to support conservation efforts from the comfort of their sofa. Wildchain...
Written by: Kimberly White UK automaker Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is transitioning away from gasoline-powered vehicles.  The company’s recently announced global strategy, Reimagine, aims to create a new benchmark in environmental, societal, and community impact for the luxury sector. At the...
Written by: Kimberly White  General Motors has announced its goal of reaching carbon neutrality by 2040. To meet this goal, the largest automaker in the United States is moving away from gasoline-powered vehicles.  The company will cease production of gas-powered vehicles...
Written by: Trevor Gareth Jones Mangroves are salt-tolerant plants found in intertidal areas throughout much of the world’s tropical and subtropical coastlines. Mangrove ecosystems are highly variable, ranging from sparse, stunted shrubs to dense stands of thick-stemmed tall trees. These ecosystems provide...
Written by: Peter Yeung In the tropical forest surrounding Alter do Chão, a Brazilian town located on a languid stretch of the Amazon River and home to what is considered one of the most beautiful freshwater beaches in the world,...
Written by: Natalie Marchant Easy to grow and fully biodegradable, mycelium – essentially, the vegatative part of a mushroom – could prove to be the ultimate green material for the future. It can be turned into everything from fashionable handbags, to packaging,...
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