Through environmental stewardship, hospitals can preserve and protect health

July 10, 2018 by  
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Catholic Health Initiatives argues that the call to action never has been stronger or more important in the face of a changing climate.

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3 problems that water abundance brings to coastal communities

March 23, 2018 by  
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And two things are missing in the face of rising seas and warmer oceans.

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The Kids Are Alright: Young Minds Changing the Face of Environmentalism

June 1, 2017 by  
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The young people whose stories we’re about to share with you are using their intelligence, innovation and boundless enthusiasm to change the face of environmentalism. Whether it’s through inventing new eco-tech, inspiring a social…

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Low-carbon bubbly: Champagne industry adapts to climate change

May 19, 2017 by  
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BusinessGreen uncorks the esteemed French wine region’s attempts to protect its interests in the face of the changing climate

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Compelling new data on why we shouldn’t waste wastewater

March 22, 2017 by  
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In the face of shortages, water recycling and reuse strategies may be necessary to ensure business continuity.

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Circular water companies make a splash heard ‘round the world

March 22, 2017 by  
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Apana, Shell and Veolia use circular principles to retain and recycle water used in farming, fracking and washing machines.

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California’s grid geeks: Deep green in the time of Trump

January 18, 2017 by  
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This exclusive six-part series takes an in-depth look at California’s transition to over 50 percent renewable electricity. In the face of President-elect Trump’s apparent indifference to global warming, the state has become a beacon of hope for climate activists. The entire series will appear here.”You can’t bullshit the electric grid,” he said.

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Are U.S. Landfills Twice As Big?

December 4, 2015 by  
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I typically like to focus on the positive when speaking or writing about environmental issues. The problems are so overwhelming already that they can, ironically, stun people into inaction. In the face of such incredible obstacles, it can be easy…

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Microplastic Beads from Face Scrub Clog US Waterways and Poison Fish

January 31, 2014 by  
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   Image © Shutterstock Your toothpaste, facial scrub, or body wash may be clogging waterways with tiny plastic particles — without you even realizing it. One bottle of facial cleanser may contain as many as 300,000 plastic microbeads, which are used to help exfoliate and cleanse the skin. While these beads are harmless to human health when used as part of a beauty regimen, once they’re flushed down the drain, they can end up in local waterways where they attract toxins and end up in the bellies of wildlife. Read the rest of Microplastic Beads from Face Scrub Clog US Waterways and Poison Fish Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: boiaccumulation , great lakes , microbeads , microplastics , personal care products , plastic microbeads , Pollution , polyethylene , polypropylene , water pollution , Wildlife        

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Weird Recycling: Gross or Green?

May 2, 2013 by  
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We don’t think twice about recycling glass, aluminum and paper. But the idea of recycling urine, dirty diapers and cigarette butts might make some pause, if not turn green in the face on the spot. What do you think of …

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