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Earth Day 2017

Each year, Earth Day—April 22—marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. More than 1 billion people now participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it the largest civic observance in the world.   The idea for a national day to focus on the…
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Turkish dam disaster?

Ilisu Dam This massive Turkish dam, decades in the making, will be a cultural and ecological disaster. It follows in the tragic footsteps of so many misguided dam builders and their clueless governments around the world. By 2015, the dam industry had choked more than half of the Earth's major…
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