Small but mighty.
When the slight figure of Dr. Jane Goodall appeared on the stage at College Park Center, University of Texas Arlington, she received a standing ovation. It seemed as though the entire audience, which was huge, sprang to their feet simultaneously. The crowd hushed when she began to speak in a[……]
Small but mighty.
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Salumu Kundaya Kidomwita, 60, with the youngest of his 22 children.
Last year, after fierce protests from human rights groups, the World Bank retreated from a proposal that would have allowed its borrowers to sidestep its rules for protecting indigenous co[……]
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In Congress these days, it’s all about that waste.
Legislation introduced Wednesday in the Senate aims to dramatically reduce the amount of food being wasted in the U.S. While it’s not the first bill to tackle the issue, it’s one of the broadest and beefiest.
The Food R[……]
With many environmental safeguards on the books and several major cities on their way to 100% clean energy, California is helping guide the United States to a clean energy future. One of the ways the state has been doing that is through electric vehicle (EV) promotion.
Governor Jerry Brown and the state legislatur[……]
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The signs of climate change are there, we just need to pay attention. Weather patterns are shifting, 100-year floods are now a common occurrence, while drought and loss of water-sheds are as well.
Climate change is happening.
More Americans than ever believe that anthropogen[……]
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Elon Musk’s plan to consolidate his clean-energy empire has few fans on Wall Street.
Tesla, Musk’s electric car and battery maker, and SolarCity, his energy firm, are notorious for burning through cash. Their boards of directors, stacked with Musk’s family and allies, threat[……]
Sevier County Humane Society
Mousey, a cat who has been reunited with her human family after devastating fire sstruck eastern Tennessee.
In the aftermath of the devastating wildfires in Eastern Tennessee earlier this week, some people are finally being reunited with beloved pets they were u[……]
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Attention Trump voters. Please, pay attention Trump voters. You have spoken once, and your anger has come through loud and clear. But it doesn’t end there. Now it’s time to hold the people you elected accountable, to insist that all of your candidate’s talk about ending the Wal[……]
Barbara Prey painting at Glendalough
I have a major museum commission for MASS MoCA , but before I came back to my New York Studio to begin the project, I went on a painting trip to Ireland. I began in Doolin, a small town well known for its music. Doolin is a good starting point to explore the surrounding area of[……]
2016 closed for the Pebble Mine like so many years before it — with no progress: no permit, no application, and no new financial partner. As it did in 2015, the last remaining company in the once-formidable Pebble Partnership – the small Canadian mining exploration company Northern Dynasty Minerals – continued fr[……]