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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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Fashion's future lies in compostable mushroom leather

Imagine a future in which disposing of a pair of worn-out shoes might mean simply adding them to the compost pile.

Giri Nathan reports for National Geographic.

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Lockdowns lead to a significant drop in asthma emergencies due to cleaner air

A study from Oxford reveals a notable decrease in asthma-related hospital admissions in 2020, linking it to the reduction of air pollution amid COVID-19 lockdowns.

Gary Fuller reports for The Guardian.

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Pre-pesticides, pro-farmer: the rise of agroecology

One part ancient practices, one part worker justice, a new-old way of farming is adapting agriculture for an uncertain world.
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California pushes electric trucks as the future of freight

A mainstay of cargo transport will be phased out at ports as California bans new registrations of carbon-fuel trucks in favor of nonpolluting ones.
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Mendocino’s cannabis growers are on a mission to save regenerative farms

Forces outside of Mother Nature are putting many sun-grown, regenerative cannabis farmers in Mendocino at risk.
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Biden's electric vehicle plan causes tension with United Auto Workers

As the UAW negotiates union contracts with Ford, General Motors and Stellantis, it's putting President Biden in an awkward position as his love of unions competes with a green energy push.