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John McDevitt
April 22, 2020 - 12:41 pm
Being cooped up in isolation has many of us reshaping how we fill our daily lives — and not necessarily for the better. Experts say human behavior during the coronavirus pandemic may hurt sustainability efforts in the long run. Read more here.
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Recycling electronics
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Kim Glovas
April 22, 2020 - 11:11 am
Community trash cleanups and environmental fairs used to be go-to activities for Earth Day. Although the majority of us are in isolation, green advocates say there is still work to be done. Read more here.
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Reusable items.
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Kim Glovas
April 05, 2020 - 4:00 am
A New Jersey company which has been recycling for almost two decades is looking at how COVID-19 is effecting that practice, and they say It’s not all good for the environment. Read more here.
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Migrating Snow Geese flying from a lake at Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
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Rasa Kaye
February 18, 2020 - 7:43 am
A major study last year warned that North America is experiencing a "massive reduction in the abundance of birds," part of an even broader mass extinction worldwide. Several Philly-area authrories are committing to conservation projects and promoting wildlife habitats. Find out how you can...
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Composting pile of fruit and vegetables.
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David Madden
February 05, 2020 - 3:03 pm
Camden County will take a new approach to getting rid of food scraps in four of its facilities. Read more here.
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Forest with heart-shaped canopy
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Rasa Kaye
February 03, 2020 - 12:48 pm
Valentine’s Day may be another widely commercialized holiday, but you can still be green of heart and have some sweet fun without expanding your carbon footprint. Read more here for tips on staying green and sustainable date night activities in Philadelphia.
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Snowdrops blooming at Morris Arboretum in Chestnut Hill.
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Molly Daly
February 02, 2020 - 4:43 pm
Who needs a season-predicting groundhog? According to the National Weather Service, January’s average temperature was 5.9 degrees warmer than usual — meaning we’re already seeing signs of an early spring. Read more here.
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Miami Beach cleanup
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AP News
February 02, 2020 - 9:10 am
The forecast for the Super Bowl in Miami is grim. The sea and temperature are rising, posing a threat to South Floridians' way of life, including their customary spot in the NFL's Super Bowl rotation. Read more here.
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Graphic of pill filled with earths
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Rasa Kaye
January 13, 2020 - 3:00 pm
Members of the medical community are keeping a weather eye on how our rapidly warming world is already challenging our physical well-being — and how that may change how they respond to the increased demand for drugs to treat climate change’s exacerbation of health problems. Read more here.
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A group of kids write down what they changes they plan to make to positively affect the environment at the Academy of Natural Sciences.
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Hadas Kuznits
January 13, 2020 - 4:30 am
As 2020 marks the 50th year since the first Earth Day, the Academy of Natural Sciences has launched a year-long initiative to show how everyday choices can affect the environment. Read more here.
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