The real problem with your Netflix addiction? The carbon emissions | Arwa Mahdawi

Questions are being asked about the power consumption of streaming services which is why we should all pay more attention to our digital footprint Binge-watching Netflix doesn’t really fry your psyche; it may also be frying the planet. The streaming…

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Cherokee Nation to preserve culturally important seeds in Arctic vault

Varieties of corn, beans and squash seen as center to Cherokee identity will be deposited in Norways Svalbard grain bank The Cherokee Nation will bank corn, bean and squash seeds in the Arctic” doomsday tomb”, becoming the first US-based tribe…

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How the ‘Venice of Africa’ is losing its battle against the rising ocean

Saint-Louis, the old colonial capital of Senegal, faces a spate threat that has already seen entire villages lost to the Atlantic Ameth Diagne points to a single tree submerged in the ocean. It is barely perceptible from the patch of…

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Coca-Cola won’t give up plastic bottles because people want them. And that’s the problem.

Coca-Cola was recently specified the world’s largest plastic debris make in a world-wide plastic scrutiny, and it appears that won’t be changing any time soon. The liquor monstrou renders about three million tons of plastic carton every year, or the…

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The blackest city in the US is facing an environmental justice nightmare

Detroits most vulnerable inhabitants face inequalities like toxic air, conduct poisoning, and irrigate shutoffs. Now theyre engaging back Growing up in southwest Detroit, Vince Martin thought it was normal for the sky to be orange. When he was three years…

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‘The salt they pump back in kills everything’: is the cost of Chile’s fresh water too high?

Antofagasta, situated on the edge of the Atacama Desert, relies on a massive desalination flower which provides the city with drinking water but the waste brine is killing wildlife, say fishermen As Eduardo Munoz drifts his ageing skiff into Antofagasta’s…

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Falling ash, skies of blood and now Australias anger smoulders

The past week has been distinguished by the refusal of public officials, including PM Scott Morrison, to recognise the scale of the crisis The sky over country had been ablaze, and the hamlet 240 miles south of Sydney and home…

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The plastic polluters won 2019 and we’re running out of time to stop them

Further steps have been taken to clean up coasts and seas in 2019 but much more needs to be done The beach at Muncar on the island of Java was revolting. The 400 -yard wide, mile-long stretch of beach was…

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Delta smelt: the tiny fish caught in California’s war with Trump

Harbingers of a diminish ecosystem, the smelt are almost extinct. Now, pressures within the Trump administration could usher them into oblivion On a warm November morning, John Durand squint-eyeds over the grim of a small research boat, and gesticulates toward…

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Students accuse Cambridge university of ‘greenwashing’ ties with oil firms

Activists call Cambridge Zero initiative a PR stunt to distract attention from links to fossil fuel industry Student activists at Cambridge have accused the university of attempting to greenwash its relationship with oil and gas conglomerates by stealing their group’s…

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