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Montana Public Radio

Rachel Cramer

30 June 2020

Missoula, Montana, United States

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3-5 Minutes

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In Montana, the transition to telehealth during the Covid-19 pandemic has helped one health care clinic provide care for more patients than before the virtual visits were necessary. Although it's not yet determined if...

DIRAJ

Duncan Lukoye

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3 June 2020

Nairobi, Kenya

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In Nairobi, as in other major cities around the world, the COVID-19 pandemic has shifted travelers away from mass transit to bicycling for social distancing purposes. This presents policy and safety challenges, as man...

BBC

Ruth Evans

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12 May 2020

Uganda

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Scientists from Uganda and Australia have worked together to come up with a device that produces oxygen without the use of electricity. Although this solution was originally intended to help address the high rate of c...

DigBoston

Haley Hamilton

8 May 2020

Massachusetts, United States

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The Lee Initiative, Beam Suntory, and Pernod Ricard are three brand-sponsored initiatives that have provided meals and essential goods to cooks, servers, hosts, bussers, and bartenders that are out of jobs because of ...

The Guardian

Amelia Gentleman

7 May 2020

London, England, United Kingdom

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Across England and Wales, over 5,000 individuals experiencing homelessness have found temporary accommodations in hotels. Paid for by the government as part of it’s COVID-19 relief efforts, hotels are working with soc...

Reasons to be Cheerful

David Byrne

27 April 2020

Georgetown, Texas, United States

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West Texas, traditionally known for its oil business, has become a thriving home for wind energy. Beyond political ideology, wind power as a form of renewable energy is thriving for economic reasons, as it can be more...

BBC

Harriet Constable

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26 April 2020

New York, New York, United States

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Major populated cities such as New York and London were once regarded as "death traps," but a series of deadly outbreaks led to structural changes that worked to improve the public health outcomes for those living the...

Next City

Valerie Vande Panne

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20 April 2020

Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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As communities around the United States face major job losses, those that have kept their economies local, like in Albuquerque, NM and Springfield, MA, are seeing more resilience in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

National Geographic

Nina Strochlic

27 March 2020

United States

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What can the 1918 Spanish Flu teach us about how we can effectively respond to the 2020 coronavirus? Researchers are comparing the death rates during the Spanish Flu in different U.S. cities to see which governments' ...

Forbes

Andrew Wright

24 March 2020

Nigeria

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Nigeria, like many other tropical countries, has been dealing with pandemics and outbreaks for some time and already had an infrastructure in place that was prepared to handle the Covid-19 outbreak. Federal and state ...

FastCompany

Evan Nicole Brown

24 March 2020

Seoul, South Korea

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As hospitals around the world run dangerously low or completely out of personal medical equipment like protective masks, one company has developed a recyclable nano-fiber filter that can fit inside surgical masks, whi...

CityLab

Feargus O'Sullivan

9 March 2020

London, United Kingdom

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A recent study on London's trees revealed benefits far beyond city beautification. The report found that trees saved the city billions of pounds in air cooling, air purification, carbon sequestration. The report also ...

The New York Times

Ian Morse

26 February 2020

Borneo, Malaysia

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A group of scientists in Borneo have proven that plants can supply small levels of the minerals needed to sustain industrial products such as stainless steel. Specifically, a group of plants that thrive in metallic so...

Bitterroot

Jake Bullinger

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21 February 2020

Malta, Montana, United States

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According to the WWF, 69 percent of the Northern Great Plains remains untilled, providing great opportunity for making sure that land remains untouched. Two conservation organizations, the Nature Conservancy and the A...

The Philadelphia Citizen

Jessica Blatt Press

12 February 2020

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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A workforce development initiative, PowerCorpsPHL, pays participants to learn skills and gain hands-on experience for jobs that offer long-term career opportunity in the field of environmental sustainability. Particip...

Mongabay

Mahima Jain

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11 February 2020

Poompuhar, Tamil Nadu, India

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After climate change led to a declining fish catch, fishermen in Tamil Nadu experimented with artificial reefs to boost biodiversity that would provide fishermen with a better catch. Artificial reefs can serve many pu...

Eugene Weekly

Taylor Perse

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6 February 2020

Albany, New York, United States

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Sarah’s Place, a clinic based in Albany General Hospital focused on helping those who have been sexually assaulted, has proven to be the "gold-standard" for other hospitals in neighboring cities. Whereas most victims ...

Bitterroot

Jake Bullinger

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31 January 2020

Park City, Utah, United States

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With rural areas and mountain towns increasingly facing traffic issues during peak outdoor season or other temporary population growth periods, some have modeled responses after urban transit plans. Park City, the hos...

The Huffington Post

Sophie Mbugua

23 January 2020

Kikuyu, Kenya

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In 2017, Kenya implemented a plastic bag ban and to ensure it was followed, set hefty fines and even jail time for those who broke the law. The law has had an impact – streets are cleaner and the use of single-use pla...

The Washington Post

Ben Guarino

22 January 2020

Munich, Germany

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In an effort to get back to the roots of climate change, Plants for the Planet and other international initiatives plant millions of trees each year to help capture the massive amounts of carbon being released into th...

New Haven Independent

Ambika Samarthya-Howard

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20 January 2020

Puerto Rico, United States

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La Maraña, a nonprofit in Puerto Rico, created a model for how communities could recover from disasters like the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria in 2017. By including community voices in the design and planning ...

The New York Times

Thomas Fuller

16 January 2020

Cooinda, Northern Territory, Australia

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With the dramatic increase in wildfire danger in Australia causing international distress, officials look to an ancient Indigenous fire-prevention technique that reduces the risk of large wild-fires. This Aboriginal t...

ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Angela Ross

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15 January 2020

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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The use of rain gardens and rain tanks - which capture rainwater runoff, clean the water, and reuse the water for plants and gardens - helps to reduce water waste and toxic runoff. One Australian man built a rain gard...

Adventure Travel News

JoAnna Haugen

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7 January 2020

Gothenburg, Sweden

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With a sustainable, multi-sector collaboration-based approach to urban planning, the cities of Gothenburg, Sweden and Málaga, Spain both won a "Smart Tourism" award to jumpstart 2020. Gothenburg utilizes app technolog...

Vogue Business

Rachel Cernansky

6 January 2020

New York, New York, United States

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Fashion has long been known as a major contributor to climate change, but brands (from fast fashion to luxury houses alike) are taking steps to address their carbon footprint. This article lists several initiatives wo...

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