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Yale E360

Amy Yee

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14 September 2017

Central African Republic

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The deforestation of Virunga National Park has lead to erosion, landslides and loss of wildlife habitat. The trees are often used for charcoal which is seen as an essential commodity in the region. To save the forest,...

KBUT

Chad Rich

9 June 2017

Crested Butte, Colorado, United States

Radio

3-5 Minutes

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As tourism activity increases on the trails throughout Colorado and crowds of mountain bikers flock to the Gunnison Valley area, a group born out of the Crested Butte Mountain Bike Association has formed to act as a b...

Deutsche Welle (DW)

Andrea Dijkstra

24 April 2017

Isiolo, Nairobi, Kenya

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In agricultural communities across Kenya, global warming has led local farmers to turn to camels -- as an alternative to cows -- for dairy products both to feed their families and take to the local markets to sell. Fu...

Ms. Magazine

Juhie Bhatia

31 March 2017

West Virginia, United States

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Many times, in order for solutions to gain momentum and effect real change, there has to be buy in from a community level. To improve the perception of renewable energy in West Virginia, the Ohio Valley Environmental ...

National Geographic

Alec Jacobson

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1 February 2017

Miahuatlan, Oaxaca, Mexico

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There's a mezcal boom happening around the world, but it originates in Oaxaca, Mexico. There some of the biggest players in the game are actively working to influence and stabilize the agave industry through sustainab...

The New York Times

Winnie Hu

11 August 2016

New York, New York, United States

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Even though many natural parks are in close proximity to New York City’s metropolitan hub, many of them are inaccessible and overlooked areas for recreation and sport. New conservation groups, including the Natural Ar...

TakePart

Erica Gies

22 April 2016

Utah, United States

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In Navajo Nation, access to water is scarce and 38% of people don't have it. In several states tribes have been signing away their rights to rivers and other water sources in exchange for help with building the infras...

High Country News

Benjamin Goldfarb

9 November 2015

Okanogan, Washington, United States

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In different regions of the United States, beavers are considered a predatory pest and have been subjected to lethal trapping by Wildlife Services. However, Methow Valley in Washington has initiated a project that sa...

WWNO

Eve Troeh

Jesse Hardman

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5 February 2015

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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5-15 Minutes

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Louisiana and Vietnam both need affordable solutions to rising sea levels. Leaders from Vietnam visited Louisiana to compare ideas.

WWNO

Eve Troeh

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29 January 2015

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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Farmers in Vietnam face rising sea levels but rejected the city's water engineering projects. They prefer gradual measures to cope with climate change so scientists have allowed the farmers to steer the conversation.

Ensia

Sarah Jane Keller

5 January 2015

Fort Collins, Colorado, United States

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In Fort Collins, Colorado, developments and shopping malls are eating away at farm fields, ranches, and forests. One development company is protecting biodiversity by putting houses clustered along a single access roa...

Education Week

Lesli A. Maxwell

Megan Garner

Swikar Patel

4 December 2013

Oglala, South Dakota, United States

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Native American student graduation rates are much lower than that of any other demographic. The Red Cloud school teaches students on a reservation in South Dakota, about the Lakota history to empower the kids and enco...

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

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13 March 2012

Asosa, Benishangul-Gumuz, Ethiopia

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In Africa, many people rely on wood from trees to cook food over stoves. The tremendous usage of wood contributes to deforestation and environmental decline. Using bamboo instead of wood is a more profitable and green...

The New York Times

David Bornstein

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9 February 2012

Philippines

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The World Conservation Union estimates that 40 percent of the more than 40,000 species it tracks on its Red List are close to extinction and this problem requires humans to change their behavior to fix it. Rare’s the...

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