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Alumin8 bins will be place around the campus for students to donate.

Alumin8 bins will be placed around UNL's campus for students to donate. (Photo courtesy of Alumin8)

University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Alumin8, an organization founded by students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, is working to repurpose aluminum cans and donate the repurposed objects to local shelters.
Proterra is revolutionizing the transportation industry.
Proterra is revolutionizing the transportation industry.
Assignment Editor, Planet Forward
Proterra, an innovative transportation company based out of Silicon Valley, has created electric buses in hopes of making even public transportation a zero-emission industry.
Naomi Oreskes

Naomi Oreskes addresses scientists at the annual AAAS Conference in Boston. (Janice Cantieri/MEDILL)

Northwestern University
Harvard historian Naomi Oreskes urged hundreds of scientists to step beyond the objectivity of their data and embrace the riskier role as “sentinels” for scientific facts.
State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Agricultural management can destroy wildlife habitat, but ecological agriculture, like that practiced by indigenous peoples around the world, can provide both people and wildlife with the resources they need.
The George Washington University
The pharmaceutical industry, a notorious waster of resources, may turn green with the help of artificial intelligence (AI).
The George Washington University
Rethink about the unnecessarily wasted energy the next time you do laundry. 

(Tomasz B. Falkowski/SUNY-ESF)

State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Ecological disturbances have long been considered destructive, but in reality, can be an essential life-giving force that maintains ecosystem health.
Pittsburgh Aquaponics
Pittsburgh Aquaponics
The George Washington University
Pittsburgh Aquaponics is a University of Pittsburgh-based project that aims to showcase the power of aquaponics in downtown Pittsburgh.
George Washington University, Hacienda Victoria
My experience in Ecuador as a social worker has taught me how important it is to educate people that live in poor conditions, and how to sustain themselves while keeping their environments clean.
How Madrid is fighting car pollution?
How Madrid is fighting car pollution?
George Washington University
A new policy implemented by Madrid, Spain to combat air pollution received mixed results and was very controversial.

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