The Illegal Gold Mines of Peru: A Horror Story

In the jungles of Madre de Dios, Peru, the coarse sputtering of dirtbikes can be heard routinely throughout the dense forest. Thousands of hopeful...

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Behemoths Of Emission: How A Container Ship Can Out-Pollute 50 Million Cars

At 1300 feet long, it's not hard to notice the gargantuan profile of a container ship. Even miles out, their immense silhouettes are easily...

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An Experimental Project Aims To Blow The Smog Out Of Delhi's Skies

Air pollution is an problem that doesn't have a single solution. Tackling the growing issue of metropolitan emissions calls for a multi-faceted...

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Paris Takes Action Against Worst Air Pollution In A Decade

If you were to take the train in Paris these days, you might find it a tight fit. City officials have made public transportation free after...

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Tesla Is Powering An Entire Samoan Island With Only Solar Energy

Tesla is on fire.  The company's $2B acquisition of SolarCity, the largest American provider of solar energy, was a high-profile deal that passed...

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The Pipe: A Solar-Powered Solution For Water Desalination

Meet The Pipe, a solar-powered desalination station that doubles as a sexy addition to a coastal landscape. The Pipe is a finalist in the ...

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A Thousand-Gallon Diesel Spill Has Devastated The Lush B.C. Coast

On the morning of October 13th, the pine tree shorelines of Waglisa (Bella Bella), B.C., were interrupted by the running aground of a petroleum...

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The Great Barrier Reef Is Critically Injured

 

It hasn't been a great year for the Great Barrier Reef. Record-breaking sea temperatures and mass coral bleaching events have left the world's...

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