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A leading marine biologist advocates for optimism in climate change discussions

Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, a prominent climate activist and marine biologist, emphasizes the importance of cautious optimism and collective action in addressing the climate crisis.

David Marchese reports for The New York Times.

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Exploring the 15-minute city concept for sustainable urban living

The 15-minute city concept promotes healthier living through reduced car dependence and increased local engagement.

Claire Elise Thompson reports for Grist.

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"Ecovillages" around the globe are a realistic glimpse of a sustainable future

The writers explore how communities prioritize sustainability through advanced agricultural techniques and community-focused living.

Stephanie Hanes and Sara Miller Llana report for The Christian Science Monitor.

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Can we please quit plastic toothbrushes?

Your toothbrush is part of the plastic crisis. It doesn’t have to be.
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How to avoid getting scammed by greenwashing

Deceptive eco-marketing techniques prey on consumers looking to make responsible purchases. Follow these tips to avoid getting duped.
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What homeowners can do to help stem climate change

Relatively simple measures like thermostat control, composting and switching to electric appliances can make a big difference.
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New York City residents will soon have to compost their food scraps

The City Council passed a bill on Thursday requiring New Yorkers to separate their food waste from regular trash, with mandatory composting coming to all five boroughs by next year.