October 14, 2019
Tom Szaky has a revolutionary vision to solve the world’s disposable plastics problem—but it’s not by recycling things. It’s by not creating trash in the first place.
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October 09, 2019
On July 29, 2019, millions of Ethiopians took part in a massive national tree-planting drive to help combat climate change. “Africa has what it takes to spearhead this global push,” noted the Director of UN Environment’s Africa Office.
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September 20, 2019
Student protestors from more than 150 countries skipped school as part of the Global Climate Strike.
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Captured as part of the National Geographic Photo Ark project, Joel Sartore’s striking portraits highlight Earth’s vast, colorful cast of characters.
In partnership with the government of Mozambique, he is restoring Gorongosa National Park, a southeast African jewel left ravaged and fallow by almost 20 years of bitter civil war.

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TreeTop Barbie and The Last Biotic Frontier
September 19, 2019
When Mother Nature stripped the Bahamas of virtually everything, chef José Andrés and his team of relief workers remind us that what remains can be a force that’s even stronger: human compassion.
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January 15, 2016
Raising funds for her nonprofit was only part of the reason Neha Misra went to Tanzania.
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April 27, 2016
Philip Ball shares what he’s observed in more than 15 years of examining the science behind nature’s beauty.
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Philip Ball's photographs will change how you look at everyday objects.