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Militant Islamist fighters on a tank take part in a military parade along the streets of northern Raqqa province

Obama seeks congressional approval for war on ISIL

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The authorization would give President Barack Obama the ability to use military force against “ISIL or associated persons or forces.” 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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Drones help Peruvian archaeologists preserve ancient sites

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Scientists are finding a new use for drones for research and conservation at Peru’s most important historical sites. Continue reading

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Peru’s indigenous people demand action on environmental threats

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As world leaders gather in Lima, Peru for a climate change summit, indigenous tribes are speaking out about environmental problems and deforestation that is endangering their survival. Continue reading

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Could Buddhist values help China curb pollution?

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In China, religious and environmental values are converging to address the pollution problems that affect millions of lives. Continue reading

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