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[ Innovation ]
The Plastic Bank is turning plastic into money for people around the globe. This idea has the power to end poverty while saving our oceans!
[ Culture ]
When was the last time you gazed up at the stars of the night sky? Imagine if future generations didn’t have access to that wonder? Light pollution impacts 80% of humanity, and it can have serious impacts on our health and the planet. Here are the people working to save our dark skies and the easy ways you can make a positive impact too.
[ Thought Leaders ]
By Sam Burns
How do any of us find a way to turn moments of tragedy into a catalyst for good? Pa Arding had her life inexorably changed, but that didn’t stop her from finding ways to paddle her way to a cleaner planet. There are a few lessons we can all learn from her story.
[ Creativity ]
Can pollution from your tailpipe be turned into something positive? Air-Ink has found a way to turn the smog that would normally end up in our lungs into inks that artists are using to raise awareness. This innovation points to new possibilities for our future—take a look.
By Dr. Lynda
At only 19 years old, Boyan Slat of the Netherlands developed an ocean cleanup array which has removed over 7 million tons of plastic from the ocean. Learn more about The Ocean Cleanup Project and how you can help in today’s important feature.