Tag: Environment

Conservative activist working to clean up America’s cities

Conservative activist working to clean up America’s cities
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S. Korea ranks 36th among 58 countries for ease of women to run business, U.S. tops list

S. Korea ranks 36th among 58 countries for ease of women to run business, U.S. tops list

South Korea has been ranked the 36th best place among 58 countries for women to run a business MasterCard says South Korea scored 50 out of 100 and its index of women entrepreneurs that evaluates the business environment…

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‘Armour glass’ windows on new Tesla Cybertruck shatter during demonstration

‘Armour glass’ windows on new Tesla Cybertruck shatter during demonstration

Franz could you try to break the glass please? [cheers] Now. You sure? Yeah. Oh my god. Well, maybe that was a little too hard. [laughs] Should we try the rear? OK. It didn’t go through. – That’s…

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The war for the Amazon’s most valuable trees

The war for the Amazon’s most valuable trees

…Mr. Mendes was shot dead inside his home in northwestern Brazil on Thursday… Deep in the Amazon, in December of 1988, the fate of the rainforest was changed by a murder. In the small town of Xapuri, Chico…

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Stanback Fellowship at National Wildlife Refuge Association

Stanback Fellowship at National Wildlife Refuge Association

(quiet piano music) – I’m Bhargavi Karumuri and I’m studying Ecosystem Science and Conservation at the Nicholas School of Environment. I’m actually interning at the National Wildlife Refuge Association which is a national nonprofit that works directly with…

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How Nestle makes billions bottling free water | AJ+

How Nestle makes billions bottling free water | AJ+

Michigan – a state surrounded by water – is drowning in controversy. For years, Nestle, the world’s largest food and beverage company, has bottled Michigan’s water for next to nothing and sold it at great profit. Now, the…

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Dear Future Generations: Sorry

Dear Future Generations: Sorry

Dear Future generations. I think I speak for the rest of us when I say Sorry. Sorry, we left you with our mess of a planet. Sorry that we were too caught up in our own doings to…

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Why Palm Oil Is So Cheap

Why Palm Oil Is So Cheap

Palm oil is cheap and ubiquitous. It’s used in thousands of everyday products and is the most widely consumed vegetable oil on the planet. You can get a kilo of palm oil for just $2. But its usage…

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Steve Frisch, President of Sierra Business Council, visits Mongolia Part One

Steve Frisch, President of Sierra Business Council, visits Mongolia Part One
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The Prisoner’s Dilemma

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Let’s say Mr. Blue, and Ms. Red have each been arrested for some minor crime. The police think they committed a more serious crime but they don’t have enough evidence to convict them. They need a confession. They…

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