Kids Home From School? Plant a Garden!
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Kids Home From School? Plant a Garden!

Image: ShutterstockNow that COVID-19 has shut everything down, we all need ways of dealing with the stress of what might happen, while all of our usual coping mechanisms are gone. This is doubly true for parents with kids, now that schools and daycares are closed, the playground is no longer safe, and playdates are off…

Environmentalist Tom Steyer ends 2020 Democratic presidential bid
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Environmentalist Tom Steyer ends 2020 Democratic presidential bid

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer, a fierce critic of President Donald Trump who had pushed early for his impeachment, abandoned his bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Saturday after trailing in third place in the South Carolina primary, a campaign source told Reuters.Steyer, who poured hundreds of millions of dollars of…

NGO to restore water bodies in rural areas of Chennai’s neighbouring districts
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NGO to restore water bodies in rural areas of Chennai’s neighbouring districts

EFI recently restored Alleri lake in MEPZ located between the larger Kadaperi and Thiruneermalai lakes   | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement The Environmentalist Foundation of India is joining hands with the district administration to rejuvenate several water bodies in Tiruvallur, Kancheepuram and Chengalpet districts As part of its efforts to restore lakes in and around…

Airlines will stop coronavirus ‘ghost flights’—now we need to rethink the future of flying
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Airlines will stop coronavirus ‘ghost flights’—now we need to rethink the future of flying

With the demand for flights drastically down amid the coronavirus outbreak, the airline industry is reeling. Avoiding air travel is top of mind for most of the public, and that means revenue losses—of up to $113 billion, according to the International Air Transport Association, if COVID-19 spreads broadly—but it also means that we’re in a…

Critics blast EPA move as license to pollute during pandemic | TheHill
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Critics blast EPA move as license to pollute during pandemic | TheHill

Critics worry a new Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) policy will leave the agency unaware of how much pollution is leaking into air, water and soil as companies are given the green light to suspend monitoring during the coronavirus outbreak.A directive issued by EPA late Thursday informed companies they would not face fines or other enforcement actions from…