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Google says it is approaching waste diversion from both environmental and economic perspectives, and is reducing waste everywhere, from its data centers to employee cafes.
Pupukea Beach Park offers a setting that is picturesque in its own right, and is one of the better places for snorkeling in Hawaii.
One of the state’s natural wonders is the Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle, known locally as the beloved Honu. Unfortunately, pollution is among the challenges that have caused these incredible animals to become endangered.
The Bonn Challenge, a global effort to restore and conserve the world’s forests, was at center stage in Honolulu during this week’s IUCN World Conservation Congress.
A study published in the journal Science proposes that municipalities and philanthropic agencies can prevent homelessness by offering a one-time cash infusion of as low as $1,000.
A Chicago court ruled unanimously that the Department of Energy “acted within its authority and did not violate any regulatory or statutory provisions" when it put a figure on the social cost of carbon.
According to a humanitarian aid group, Pfizer's and GSK’s stubborn refusal to lower their price for critical vaccines at refugee camps in Greece has put children at risk.
A visit to Mariposa, California offers a break from the heat and dust of San Joaquin Valley as the cooler air welcomes you to the southern end of what is often called the Gold Country.
The Land of Medicine Buddha, a beautiful meditation retreat in the mountains above Soquel, California, offer a quiet respite from everyday life.
A-list fashion designer Izzy Camilleri just put out a new line designed specifically for people who use wheelchairs for mobility.
Unfortunately for Louise Linton's future career prospects, the reception of her self-published book about a voluntourism stint in Zambia did not go well. Critics accused of her of describing a crassly fictionalized version of life in sub-Saharan Africa.
This summer many of Hong Kong's beaches have been flooded by trash, the vast majority of which appears to have come from mainland China.