environnement

The Climate Change Conference in Lima paves the way for Paris 2015

The Climate Change Conference “COP20” took place on December 1-12 in Lima, Peru. Before the Paris Climate Change Conference in 2015, COP20 is a crucial time to work on common policies to fight climate…

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This Giant Tree Protects Urban Wildlife By Keeping It Floating Away…

City waterways could provide more space for new habitats in which urban nature can flourish.

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Why developing countries need help to fight climate change

As the Green Climate Fund, which supports developing countries in the fight against climate change, is on the verge of closing its first financing round, the World Bank has just issued a report showing…

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5 short films with famous hosts hope to rebrand environmentalism

With Harrison Ford as the angry voice of the ocean and Kevin Spacey, the rainforest with a sarcastic streak, these films challenge perceptions that nature is fragile and only worth preserving for our pleasure.

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Planting trees has real health benefits, we should plant more of…

Planting trees relieves asthma and saves millions of dollars in health costs. More trees, stat!

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The downsides of environmental innovation

In June 2014, a solar roadways project sparked debate: do we need a new solar innovation when most roofs still are not equipped with solar panels? This question can be widened: as we wait for the next…

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Meet the man who replanted a forest all by himself

In the north of India, Jadav Payeng has been replanting trees on a river island since 1979. Today, “his” forest is rich in wildlife, and Payeng is the subject of an inspirational documentary.

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Trees Are Heroes: They Save Hundreds Of Lives A Year

In 2010, America's pollution-sucking powerhouses saved an estimated 850 lives and prevented about 670,000 cases of severe respiratory problems.

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Travelling responsibly: the issues facing ecotourism

Since the International Year of Ecotourism, in 2002, ecotourism initiatives have multiplied. The concept has become more visible, and the figure of the responsible and committed tourist has emerged. But…

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This Nigerian College Student Built a Wind- And Solar-Powered Car…

Segun Oyeyiola took a Volkswagen Beetle and turned it into a fully renewable off-road vehicle. He's not going to stop working on it until it becomes the future of driving in Nigeria.

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