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“There are no easy answers but we owe it to the future to explore it right?”
When the Global Climate Strike (GCS) took place for one full week last September, news outlets jumped at the chance to cover the phenomenon. Immediately after the media announced that thousands of people had taken to the streets, the actual numbers jumped ...
 
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When 16-year-old activist Greta Thunberg arrived in New York on August 28 after sailing the Atlantic Ocean, environmental activism experienced a reawakening.
The Global Climate Strike (GCS) is a week-long campaign against the climate crisis that has resulted in irreversible damage over the years. The campaign just kickstarted last September 20, but it had been making waves long before, through the voice of Swedish ...
 
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The Amazon is currently burning at the highest recorded rate since 2013.
Fire season has officially begun for the Amazon Rainforest. This is said to typically occur from July to September because of the dry season, and usually stops by November. However, nothing seems ordinary about the forest fire this year, and the rate ...
 
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The woodlands in England that inspired Pooh's home have been severely damaged.
On Sunday night, a fire broke out in East Sussex's Ashdown Forest—the inspiration for Winnie the Pooh's Hundred Acre Wood. According to the BBC, up to 50 acres of forest land were affected, and when the fire was at its worst, six crews of ...
 
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The pair discussed Attenborough's environmental advocacy, and the ecological challenges facing the next generation.
This morning, while his wife Kate Middleton was working away on her mission to help children in the U.K., Prince William was calling attention to a passion point of his own.William and beloved British broadcaster David Attenborough took to the stage at the World Economic ...
 
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And how one cosmetic brand makes its mark by reducing plastic waste.
In 2015, an estimated 6.3 billion tons of plastic waste was generated, according to Science Magazine and BBC. Only nine percent of that plastic was recycled. A whopping 79 percent of that total amount went to landfills or the natural environment.In 2016, a ...
 
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The planet will face "unprecedented changes" in just a few decades unless series steps are taken.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has delivered an ultimatum of sorts on the fate of the planet with regard to global warming. The countries of the world "require rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society" in order ...
 
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Humans have produced more plastic in the last 10 years than the last century.
Plastic pollution is at an all-time high. The world is simply swamped with so much harmful plastic waste that microplastics in our seas have outnumbered the stars in the galaxy.From how much we use and the time it takes to degrade to ...
 
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The extra measure reportedly came after a meeting with wildlife conservationist David Attenborough.
“We are at a unique stage in our history. Never before had we had such an awareness of what we are doing to the planet and never before had we had the power to do something about it,” Blue Planet presenter Sir ...
 
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Make a difference in the Philippines... one travel destination at a time.
More than 100 million Filipinos live on the 7,600-plus islands that make up the Philippine archipelago. Despite bolstered tourism efforts, many parts of the Philippines, as well as the respective cultures of their islands, remain unknown to the greater international community.To this ...
 
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They have rallied for earth-related causes by donating millions and acting as spokespersons.
In 2006, Al Gore rocked the world with An Inconvenient Truth, a documentary that single-handedly made global warming a hot topic of debate. Since then, climate change advocacies have become more mainstream. The annual Earth Hour, for instance, has been breaking records, ...
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