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  • Research Reveals Recycling Is Increasingly Popular

    NAPS Here, for a change, is good news about the environment: Americans are recycling their food and beverage cartons more than ever and continue to look to brands to actively help drive the recycling of their products’ packages, according to a new survey. What The People Want The national...
  • Latino Conservation Week Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

    Eric Tegethoff California News Service LOS ANGELES – The fifth annual Latino Conservation Week kicks off this Saturday with events in California and across the nation. The celebration starts with a launch event hosted by the group Nature for All, cleaning up part of the Los Angeles National Forest....
  • Government Watchdog Groups: Pruitt’s EPA Exit “Long Overdue”

    Trimmel Gomes California News Service WASHINGTON – After allegedly overspending on everything from pens to lavish trips and accepting questionable deals from lobbyists, government ethics and watchdog groups say Scott Pruitt’s resignation as Environmental Protection Agency administrator is long overdue. During his one-year tenure, Pruitt was seen by conservatives...
  • Seattle’s Campaign to Ban Plastic Straws Goes Nationwide

    Soundbite Services In September alone, 2.3 million single-use plastic straws were permanently removed from Seattle according to Lonely Whale’s “Strawless in Seattle” campaign. (Pixabay)SEATTLE – To rid the world’s oceans of plastic pollution, environmental advocates are hoping Seattle’s move to ban plastic straws will send ripple effects across the...
  • Is ridesharing via companies like Uber and Lyft good or bad for the environment overall?

    Roddy Scheer & Doug Moss EarthTalk Between fuel, maintenance and insurance, owning a vehicle is expensive—even more so in cities like New York, where residents pay an annual average of $430 for parking alone. It may be no surprise why the affordable, convenient enterprise of ridesharing, whereby you use...
  • Saving a Species Can Start in Your Own Backyard

    Mary Kuhlman California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – With the weekend upon us, wildlife experts are encouraging Californians to consider a project that could possibly save a species. National Pollinator Week, which ends Sunday, is drawing attention to the importance of pollinators for ecosystems and food production. Mary Phillips,...
  • What are some ways Artificial Intelligence (AI) is being used to fight climate change and otherwise protect the environment?

    Roddy Scheer & Doug Moss EarthTalk Artificial Intelligence (AI), defined as the capability of machines to imitate intelligent human behavior and learn from data, is considered by many to be the final frontier of computing. And environmentalists and tech companies are now harnessing the power of AI to service...
  • What can I do to help bees back from massive die-offs in recent years?

    Roddy Scheer & Doug Moss EarthTalk Major declines in populations of bees in North America and beyond is a big problem for farmers who depend on this free natural pollinator to help fertilize their crops that end up as food on our tables. According to the non-profit Natural Resources...
  • Farmers Condemn Merger of Monsanto with Bayer

    Linda Barr Public News Service BOSTON – The German pharmaceutical and chemical company, Bayer, is known for aspirin, but it is also a key manufacturer of seeds and pesticides. Now it is about to sweep up Monsanto, the U.S.-based agricultural giant. This impacts New England farmers who depend on...