Air pollution is a growing issue that’s only getting worse. While it's an invisible threat, its detrimental effects aren't as inconspicuous as we might think. According to the World Health Organization, poor air quality causes seven million premature deaths every year. To help mitigate these tragic consequences, Green City Solutions has created CityTree, a hi-tech green wall that has the regenerative power of a forest. Within the four-meters-tall, three-meters-wide frame is the equivalent of 275 urban trees.
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Some creative endeavors are weeks or months in the making.
In 1991 Pamela Gale Malhotra and her husband, Dr.
Last week, President Trump made the landmark decision to withdraw the United States of America's participation in the Paris Climate Agreement. This action—which goes into effect in 2020—will make the United States 1 of only 3 countries to opt out of the pact, which “sets out a global action plan to put the world on track to avoid dangerous climate change,” according to the esteemed European Commission.
American photographer and environmental activist J. Henry Fair captures disastrously beautiful aerial photographs of Earth for his series, Industrial Scars.
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With plastic pollution a serious, worldwide issue, the sooner we find excellent alternatives to plastic packaging, the better our environment will be. This is where Skipping Rocks Lab has stepped up. The London startup is aiming to change the way we drink bottled water with Ooho!, an edible bubble that can be filled with any type of liquid.
Earlier this year, major news hit the conservation world as several species of bees were listed as endangered.
The U.S. National Parks are a big tourist attraction, from people visiting domestically as well as abroad.
Mr. Trash Wheel and Professor Trash Wheel sounds like cute cartoon characters, but they are actually garbage fighting machines that are helping clean up Baltimore's Inner Harbor. These solar- and hydro-powered trash interceptors have effectively been combatting water pollution since 2014. The concept was first suggested by local sailor and engineer John Kellett, who eventually gained the support of non-profit Water Partnership of Baltimore to execute his plan.
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Since 1970, Americans have celebrated nature and honored the environment each year on April 22.