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This cement replacement absorbs CO2 like a sponge

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In the midst of a failed experiment, inventor David Stone realized he may have accidentally created a new environmentally friendly material to replace cement. Continue reading

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Activists Protest Proposed Canadian Tar Sands Oil Pipeline

Obama vetoes Keystone Pipeline expansion

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President Obama has vetoed a bill that would approve the Keystone Pipeline expansion, a project causing fierce debate between Republican lawmakers and environmentalists. Continue reading

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Burlington is first U.S. city to hit 100 percent renewable energy

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Vermont’s largest city just became the first in the U.S. to use 100 percent renewable energy, in a move that they say could serve as a model for the rest of the country. Continue reading

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Lolita the Killer Whale is seen between shows at the Miami Seaquarium

Should Miami aquarium release ‘world’s loneliest orca’?

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Lolita, an orca at the Miami Seaquarium, was captured off the coast of Washington in 1970 and has lived in captivity ever since. Continue reading

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Great Elephant Census underway in Africa

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Conservationists are racing to count all of Africa’s elephants in the continent’s remotest corners as their numbers dwindle. Continue reading

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