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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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How Penn State Is Cutting Greenhouse Emissions In Half — And Saving Money

How Penn State Is Cutting Greenhouse Emissions ...
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Step by Powerful Step, Citizens Lead Puerto Rico into Its Solar Future

Step by Powerful Step, Citizens Lead Puerto Ric...
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The all-electric home: Tackling air pollution by cutting off natural gas

The all-electric home: Tackling air pollution b...
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Homes are a big part of Salt Lake City's air pollution problem. They also are the solution.

Homes are a big part of Salt Lake City's air po...
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California to build largest wildlife crossing in world

California to build largest wildlife crossing i...
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Chevron starts its unique project that buries carbon dioxide underground

Chevron starts its unique project that buries c...
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These high school runners train in 'nasty air,' so they're working to clean it up

These high school runners train in 'nasty air,'...
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A Tale of Two PHCs in Niger State: Accessing Equitable Healthcare From Beji to Maito

A Tale of Two PHCs in Niger State: Accessing Eq...
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How Chattanooga churches are making changes to go green

How Chattanooga churches are making changes to ...
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The Ute Mountain Ute Tribe goes solar

The Ute Mountain Ute Tribe goes solar
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I've seen the future and it's Norwich: the energy-saving, social housing revolution

I've seen the future and it's Norwich: the ener...
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Camden PowerCorps Recruits Youth to Green the City

Camden PowerCorps Recruits Youth to Green the City
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This DC apartment building provides low-income families with solar power and a resilience center

This DC apartment building provides low-income ...
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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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One Indiana congregation's fight for energy equality

One Indiana congregation's fight for energy equ...
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Termite and ventilation system

Termite and ventilation system
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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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