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    Trees of Life member content locked

    By Hendershot, Steve The world needs more trees—and a lot of them—to stem the damage wrought by mass deforestation. Brazil alone is destroying the equivalent of three football pitches per minute in the Amazon rainforest…

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    Like a Sponge registered user content locked

    By Waity, C. J. China's drainage problem needs urgent and innovative solutions. Flooding regularly plagues 641 of the 654 largest cities, sometimes with high death tolls. And a 1-meter (3.3-foot) rise in sea levels…

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    Sorek Desalination Plant registered user content locked

    Few places in the world face a more dire water situation than Israel, where the vital liquid has been in short supply for millennia. In 1998, a new crisis loomed. Israel, like much of the eastern…

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    Svalbard Global Seed Vault registered user content locked

    There's a reason they call it the doomsday vault. Buried deep inside an Arctic mountain in Norway, the Svalbard Global Seed Vault was built to safeguard the world's food inventory, no matter what…

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    City Escapes registered user content locked

    Why can't an old rail line be an urban oasis? Across the United States, city governments have found that it's cheaper—and more engaging for residents—to rebuild infrastructure into public green…

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    A Sea of Troubles registered user content locked

    By Wasney, Michael The Dead Sea is dying. The famed biblical sea is receding more than 3 feet (1 meter) a year, due to a combination of damming, climate change and companies draining the water supply. A researcher at…

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    Going with the Wind registered user content locked

    By Fister Gale, Sarah Offshore wind projects have long been plagued by high technology and connectivity costs, making initiatives all but impossible without government subsidies. "But in the last few years, we've seen a…

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    Clean and Contained registered user content locked

    By Waity, C. J. During the Vietnam War, the United States sprayed more than 10 million gallons (37.9 million liters) of the toxic herbicide mixture Agent Orange. The tactic used in Vietnam between 1961 and 1971 was…

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    Garbage Patched registered user content locked

    By Ali, Ambreen As the desire for new tech piles up, so does the electrical and electronic waste. The amount of e-waste is expected to increase to 52.2 million metric tons a year by 2021, up from 44.7 million…

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    Global Power Play registered user content locked

    By Fister Gale, Sarah Japan's power companies can now look abroad for project opportunities. The country's government is set to loosen a rule preventing the companies from getting involved in overseas energy…

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