The unstoppable rise of veganism: how a fringe motion ran mainstream

Health, climate change, animal welfare… whats driving more people and brands to embrace a plant-based lifestyle? We investigate, and, below, four vegans explain their choice Late on a Thursday afternoon in early March, just off Brick Lane in the heart of London’s nightlife hotspot Shoreditch, 23-year-old Louisa Davidson is taking calls and co-ordinating cables and […]

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Despite climate change exodus, some Marshall Islanders head back home

After many young people fled in the face of worsening droughts, tropical storms, coral bleaching, coastal inundation and flooding, some are choosing to return Surrounded by 750,000 square miles of ocean, the low-lying Republic of the Marshall Islands( RMI) is emblematic of security threats climate change poses to small island nations. This Micronesian country of […]

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How 19 Big-Name Corporations Plan to Build Money Off the Climate Crisis

This story originally appeared on Mother Jones and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Climate change will have some pretty terrifying consequences. Experts have predicted everything from deadly heat waves and devastating floods to falling crop production and even increased political instability and violence. But according to some of the world’s biggest […]

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Conservatives cheer EPA cuts that activists dread ‘will be borne by lungs’

Trump administrations zeal for deregulation watched by environmentalists as a recipe for fossil fuel cronyism, runaway climate change and toxic water crises Scott Pruitt, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, caused conniptions among scientists this week by claiming that carbon dioxide isnt the primary catalyst of global warming. Conservative groups and industry, on the other […]

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Merely 4% of the world’s oceans are protected — and a lot of that’s in a country you haven’t heard of.

For something that stimulates up 71% of the surface of the planet, it’s kind of crazy to think that this is the only way protect 4 % of our ocean water. It goes without saying that water is important. It comprises 55% to 78% percentage of our bodies and about 19% of the electricity in […]

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Typhoon Melor threatens Philippines, 750,000 evacuated

Dozens of flights cancelled, ferry services stopped as winds of up to 150 kph make landfall in central Philippines Hundreds of thousands of people were evacuated from the central Philippines on Monday as a cyclone with gales of up to 150 km/ h( 95 miles per hour) induced landfall, dumping heavy rain that could cause […]

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Radical action is needed to combat increasing rate of environmental damage to water sources, land, biodiversity and marine life, report shows Degradation of the worlds natural resources by humans is rapidly outpacing the planets ability to absorb the damage, meaning the rate of deterioration is increasing globally, the most comprehensive environmental examine ever undertaken by […]

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‘Coral bleaching is getting worse … but the biggest problem is pollution’

Conservationists are battling to save the 700 -mile Mesoamerican Barrier Reef in the Caribbean suffering the effects of mass tourism and global warming The Mesoamerican Barrier Reef is the largest hurdle reef in the western hemisphere- an underwater wilderness stretching over 700 miles along the coasts of Mexico, Belize, Guatemala and Honduras. One of the […]

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The World’s Surroundings Are Being Destroyed Faster Than They Can Retrieve

The latest report from the United Nation details the state of the environment and what we are doing to it, and its not looking good. Theyfound that the damage we are doing is occurring at a much more rapid pace than previously known, to such an extent that we are degrading the environment quicker than […]

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The country set to cash in on climate change

Record temperatures threaten traditional ways of life in Greenland but as the sea ice retreats, new mining, fishing and tourism investments possibilities are helping communities to adapt Asked if he is fearful about the impact of climate change, Tnnes Kaka Berthelsens response is typical of many Greenlanders. We are more concerned about the Maldives, he […]

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