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Veggie Renaissance

Motivated by health, animal welfare and environmental concerns, 28 percent of Britons have drastically reduced their meat intake.

Protective Plants

Houseplants can help purify indoor air quality, which is often contaminated by toxic chemicals in paint, furniture, dry-cleaned clothes, cleaning supplies and other household products.

Range Brutality

Whether 90,000 wild horses and burros will live or die depends on Congressional action when the fiscal 2018 spending bill is finalized.

Renewable Payoff

For a few hours last May, Germany’s renewable mix of energy generated so much power that customers were actually paid for using electricity.

Auto Revolution

Thanks to environmental concerns and technology advances, cars with internal combustion engine are yielding to electric vehicles around the globe.

Sealife Sanctuary

Greenpeace is working with the European Union and Germany to set aside an Antarctic sanctuary of almost three-quarters of a million square miles to protect whales, penguins and other wildlife.

Bottle Buyback

To increase recycling and reduce trash, Britain is considering charging a deposit fee for plastic bottles, an approach that worked in Denmark and South Australia.

Bureaucratic Bungle

The agriculture giant’s newest weed-killer, dicamba, is facing opposition from farmers that report crop damage and human health issues.

Yes to Yarn

By making and dying their own yarn, buying organic fibers and knitting for people in need, crafts people are making yarn arts more eco-friendly and fun.

Veggie Doctors

Hospitals should add healthy vegetarian options and remove processed meats like bacon and ham from their menus, advises the American College of Cardiology.
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