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Can’t survive without your morning coffee? From farm to cup, here are companies that are filtering the waste out of our coffee obsession, and making it easy to enjoy some java without hurting the environment.Read MoreZero Waste Cafes Offer the Pick-Me-Up We Need Right Now
It's difficult to fully comprehend the stunning complexity and diversity of life on our planet, and even more difficult to understand how deeply that complexity and diversity matters. Ready for a deep dive into why biodiversity matters? Read on to see how you can help the planet by starting in your own backyard!Read MoreWeeds are a Good Thing! Why the Biodiversity in Your Backyard Matters
What if we stopped looking at the ocean as a victim of climate change, and instead realize that it holds dozens of ready-made climate solutions? The ocean is full of untapped potential to help us solve the climate crisis, we just have to reframe our thinking. Here's how.Read MoreWhat if We Saw the Oceans as Climate Innovators Instead of Climate Victims?
Very special polar bears are living in southeastern Greenland on freshwater fjords without access to the sea. As polar bears typically hunt in sea waters, this has astonished scientists, giving them hope that polar bears may be able to adapt to diminishing sea ice.Read MoreExploring Remarkably Resilient Polar Bears
If you’ve ever stood in front of an array of waste bins at the airport holding your empty coffee cup wondering “Is this garbage? Is this recycling? What do I do with this stuff?” and you desperately wanted to do the right thing but didn’t know what to do, this is the article for you. We’re going to break down what’s waste, what’s not, and what we can do to make waste a thing of the past.Read MoreWant to Reduce your Waste? Here’s a Guide to Get You Started
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A Leopard Seal Tried to Feed this Photographer a Penguin: Capturing a Moment of Kindness from an Apex Predator
Ever see a breathtaking photo from the natural world and wonder how they got that image? Often the backstories are even better than the photograph! Listen to the remarkable tales from a Nat Geo photographer and you will be transformed.Read MoreA Leopard Seal Tried to Feed this Photographer a Penguin: Capturing a Moment of Kindness from an Apex Predator
There is a secret second life hiding out within almost every substance on earth, but today we’re zeroing in on an innovative way that one Argentinian couple is transforming fruit pulp. Want to know what they’re turning it into? We’ll give you a hint... it can warm your belly, your home, and your soul.Read MoreLeftovers to Logs: Fruit Pulp Could Be the Fuel of the Future
We’ve mastered how to make the most of food scraps, but what about textile scraps? Let’s meet the female CEO of FABSCRAP, the company transforming textile waste from the apparel design process into a catalyst for a community of changemakers.Read More21 Billion Pounds of Clothes Go to Landfills Every Year… Now FABSCRAP is On the Case!
What if more people knew the success stories when it comes to solving the world’s big problems? In 1987, all 198 UN Member States adopted a protocol that’s still in effect today, and is estimated to repair the planet’s damaged ozone layer by 2065. Here’s the proof you’ve been looking for that the world came together to halt a major climate crisis before, and it is possible for us to do it again.Read MoreWe’ve Halted a Major Climate Crisis Before. Here’s How We Can Do It Again
With an incredible sense of smell, natural instincts for hunting, and a trainable nature, man’s best friend might just be nature’s best friend, too. The Pooches of Working Dogs for Conservation are finding their niche in this world as anti-poaching agents, catching poachers, saving animals, and proving that when we lean into our talents, anything is paw-sible.Read MoreGiving Un-Adoptable Dogs New Life as Wildlife Crime-Stoppers
Have you ever tasted bacon made of fungi? Received a package cushioned by mushrooms? My guess is not yet… but probably soon! New York-based company Ecovative has created an alternative to plastic, which can save water, time, money, and the planet, too!Read MoreMushrooms Could Start Replacing Leather, Bacon, and Styrofoam in the Next 5 Years
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Water is a human need and human right to which billions (with a B) of people still lack access. This is a natural resource that the rest of us normally take for granted. But Christoph Gorder, who grew up in the Central African Republic, is working to change that and seeking every day to improve people’s lives and conditions through his organization: charity: water.Read MoreThe One Big Problem We Know How to Solve with Christoph Gorder of Charity: Water (Episode #82)
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