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16 more tips for living without plastic

16 more tips for living without plastic | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Plastic-free living requires careful and conscientious consumer choices. Here are more ideas to help you along the journey.
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Hong Kong environmentalists go the extra tile to keep the sea clean

Hong Kong environmentalists go the extra tile to keep the sea clean | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Mini artworks intended to make people think twice before throwing litter into gutters that lead to the ocean
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How to Raise an Environmentalist

How to Raise an Environmentalist | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Encouraging children to form an emotional attachment to nature may be key to protecting our planet’s future.
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How two women from Canada are leading the fight against marine pollution in Hong Kong

How two women from Canada are leading the fight against marine pollution in Hong Kong | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Lisa Christensen and Nissa Marion helm Ecozine, an environmental organisation behind the annual Hong Kong Clean-up Challenge
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[NextGen Eco Initiative] Go Green with #1LessStraw

[NextGen Eco Initiative] Go Green with #1LessStraw | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Join the go green initiative One Less Straw by American teens Olivia & Crater who want to reduce carbon footprint starting with small steps we can all do.
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Empty Pill Bottles Desperately Needed (Take your meds & help others!)

Empty Pill Bottles Desperately Needed (Take your meds & help others!) | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Pill bottles: they are those translucent orange soldiers that pile up all around us... in our drawers, bags, cabinets... sometimes I wonder - if I had saved every empty pill bottle since I got sick, what would that look like? One of the things I have always hated the most about being sick, is you…
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Faiths Share Devotion to Sustainable Environment - AJT

Faiths Share Devotion to Sustainable Environment - AJT | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Judaism, Christianity and Islam share a belief in sustainability and stewardship of the environment, according to a panel discussion organized by the Neshama Interfaith Center at Ahavath Achim Synagogue on Sunday afternoon, Aug. 21. “It isn’t just me trying to do something nice because it makes me feel good,” AA Rabbi Laurence Rosenthal said. “It... Read More
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Watch Villagers Save Drowning Leopard in Dramatic Rescue

Watch Villagers Save Drowning Leopard in Dramatic Rescue | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
A daring effort by a whole community saves a big cat from a well in India.
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Watch Elephant Charge Famous Conservationist

Watch Elephant Charge Famous Conservationist | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Ian Redmond suffered injuries after the harrowing encounter, which was highly unusual and may reflect threats to the animals.
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Reducing human-wildlife conflict in the blink of a light

Reducing human-wildlife conflict in the blink of a light | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Devised independently by a US game bird farmer, a young African herder and an Australian sheep farmer, disruptive light systems can dissuade lions and other predators from attacking livestock.
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Toyota Partners with IUCN for Research on Threatened Species

Toyota Partners with IUCN for Research on Threatened Species | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Toyota has signed a partnership with the International Union for Conservation of Nature to help expand the Red List of Threatened Species. Find out what that entails here.
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Icelandic design: a biodegradable bottle made from seaweed

Icelandic design: a biodegradable bottle made from seaweed | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
A biodegradable bottle - made from seaweed – designed by a young Icelandic design student, Ari Jónsson.
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Vietnam, neighbors told to close illegal wildlife markets

Vietnam, neighbors told to close illegal wildlife markets | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Vietnam and neighboring countries should shut down illegal wildlife markets and step up their fight against the trafficking of rhino horn, ivory and tiger parts, international conservationists said on Thursday.
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Growing food with seawater and solar power

Growing food with seawater and solar power | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
World's first mass-scale facility that grows tomatoes without soil, fresh water, or fossil fuels launches in Australia.
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OneLessStraw | Power 96.1

OneLessStraw | Power 96.1 | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
OneLessStraw Pledge Campaign Did you know that we are using over 500-million plastic straws in Ameri
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'One Less Straw' campaign wants you to avoid straws during October

'One Less Straw' campaign wants you to avoid straws during October | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
It's time for disposable straws to go extinct, and here's an interesting campaign you can join to stay motivated. The question is, can you do it?
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Obama to create world's largest protected marine area off Hawaii

Obama to create world's largest protected marine area off Hawaii | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Expansion of Papahānaumokuākea marine national monument, which is now more than twice the size of Texas, is the president’s final push on conservation
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On Growing Up as a Bat, Dating Animals, and Being Wild

On Growing Up as a Bat, Dating Animals, and Being Wild | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Asher Jay grew up thinking she was an animal. Now, she creates global campaigns to save them. We asked the multitalented artist 10 questions.
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Kerry Tells Filipino Youth to Lead Ocean Conservation Efforts - The Daily Catch

Kerry Tells Filipino Youth to Lead Ocean Conservation Efforts - The Daily Catch | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
United States Secretary of State John Kerry called on the Filipino youth to initiate marine conservation during the Sea and Earth Advocate (SEA
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Mother of Young Poet Mattie Stepanek Facing Own Life Battle

Mother of Young Poet Mattie Stepanek Facing Own Life Battle | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
The mother of Mattie Stepanek, a young boy who died of a rare disease, is now battling an illness with the same optimism that guided her son when he was alive. News4's Darcy Spencer reports.
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Indonesia’s forestry ministry follows through on palm oil permit freeze

Indonesia’s forestry ministry follows through on palm oil permit freeze | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Since the moratorium was announced in April, the ministry has rejected proposals to convert an area 12 times the size of Singapore.
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Adding Rocks to the Ocean Could Fight Ocean Acidification and Save Coral - The Daily Catch

Adding Rocks to the Ocean Could Fight Ocean Acidification and Save Coral - The Daily Catch | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Between a rock and a hard place? A last-ditch approach to slow ocean acidification may involve spreading a mineral along coastlines t
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