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Preservation and protection of the natural environment as well as the conservation and development of alternative energy resources. These stories relate to the conservation and sustainable use of land, water, and air. They also explore the preservation and efficient use of existing energy resources as well as the development of new ones. 

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Camden PowerCorps Recruits Youth to Green the City

Camden PowerCorps Recruits Youth to Green the City
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What are nature-based solutions?

What are nature-based solutions?
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As Massachusetts looks to boost electric vehicle adoption, Norway offers a model

As Massachusetts looks to boost electric vehicl...
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New York is building a wall to hold back the ocean

New York is building a wall to hold back the ocean
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How one utility powers its entire plant from wastewater

How one utility powers its entire plant from wa...
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Making quieter roads

Making quieter roads
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In Ohio, craft breweries emerge as leaders for clean energy

In Ohio, craft breweries emerge as leaders for ...
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Oakland's 'Pothole Vigilantes' Take Street Repairs Into Their Own Hands

Oakland's 'Pothole Vigilantes' Take Street Repa...
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Lessons Learned From California's Pioneering Microgrids

Lessons Learned From California's Pioneering Mi...
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Designing the Butterfly-Friendly City

Designing the Butterfly-Friendly City
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This Simple Tap Could Save Thousands of Lives in the Next Disaster

This Simple Tap Could Save Thousands of Lives i...
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Tiny Branson has plenty of water. But like other small rural delivery systems in Colorado, it must find a way to meet new state standards.

Tiny Branson has plenty of water. But like othe...
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With no upfront costs, this innovative financing tool makes energy efficiency affordable to all

With no upfront costs, this innovative financin...
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The Town That Extended ‘Smart Growth' to Its Water

The Town That Extended ‘Smart Growth' to Its Water
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Biogas saves money at wastewater treatment plant

Biogas saves money at wastewater treatment plant
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Paying and Scraping in Pursuit of Zero Waste

Paying and Scraping in Pursuit of Zero Waste
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As floods increase, cities like Detroit are looking to green stormwater infrastructure

As floods increase, cities like Detroit are loo...
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Citizen engagement is helping Costa Rica fight climate change

Citizen engagement is helping Costa Rica fight ...
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Is there a beautiful, briny solution to the world's clean water crisis?

Is there a beautiful, briny solution to the wor...
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Energy Equity: Bringing Solar Power to Low-Income Communities

Energy Equity: Bringing Solar Power to Low-Inco...
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The Fight For Lights In SE Albuquerque

The Fight For Lights In SE Albuquerque
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Virginia schools have seen the light, and it's solar

Virginia schools have seen the light, and it's ...
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‘Coal just isn't the future': Meet the Kentucky miners picking up a new trade

‘Coal just isn't the future': Meet the Kentucky...
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As oil trains roll into Portland, city residents keep watch

As oil trains roll into Portland, city resident...
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Ikea's innovation lab unveils a plan to help people cash in on solar energy

Ikea's innovation lab unveils a plan to help pe...
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