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Traces of pharmaceuticals dwell in wastewater-grown veggies http://buff.ly/1WtjGd7 / Scientific American
Volunteers who ate veggies grown in wastewater had higher (but still safe) levels of an epilepsy drug in their urine, compared with subjects who ate freshwater-grown veggies. Christopher Intagliata reports.
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Climate change is taking the spotlight in Australia’s election http://buff.ly/1QDgfJY / Climate Progress
Australia's opposition party just announced some big climate commitments.
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More cheating automakers? Mitsubishi and Fiat are now in hot water too http://buff.ly/1SNjJxW / grist
Looks like VW isn’t the only car manufacturer with a truthiness problem.
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Mutualized Solutions for the Precariat http://buff.ly/1N3snt9 / David Bollier
Large companies have long sought to boost profits by converting their employees into “independent contractors,” allowing them to avoid paying benefits. The rise of the “gig economy” – exemplified by digital platforms such as Uber and Airbnb – has only accelerated this trend.
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Wildlife loss in tropical forests is bad news — and not just for animals http://buff.ly/1N3s1Tk / Conservation Intl
New research sheds light on the link between species loss and forests' ability to fight climate change.
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Devastating wheat fungus appears in Asia for first time with Bangladesh outbreak http://buff.ly/1rllnhn / Scientific American
Scientists race to determine origin of Bangladesh outbreak, which they warn could spread farther afield
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Germany to give €1bn subsidy to boost electric car sales http://buff.ly/1qYJ6mQ / Guardian World
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USA / Climate change action emerges as winning wedge issue in 2016 http://buff.ly/1rln7qG / Climate Progress
“American across political lines, except conservative Republicans, would support a presidential candidate who strongly supports taking action to reduce global warming.”
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Carbon farming could provide significant profit and energy savings in Australia http://buff.ly/1QDfTmp / Sustainable Business
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Syrian 'doomsday' seed collection recreated in Lebanon http://buff.ly/1qYHhGI / Scientific American
Plans are in place to safeguard the future of Syrian agriculture by recreating a seed collection stored in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, which is at risk of being destroyed by the country's civil war. Edward Baran reports.
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Why China (really) is losing its appetite for coal http://buff.ly/1pKPo8U / grist
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India’s worst drought in 50 years is shutting down farms, hospitals, and schools http://buff.ly/1N3r3X5 / grist
The number of people currently affected by drought in India is greater than the entire U.S. population.
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A hub for global sustainable development news & innovations. The latest in energy, environment, agriculture, natural resources, open development & more.
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evoSus is a collection of the latest news, innovations, ideas, and alternatives in global sustainability and resilient systems development. The selection of articles and blog posts reflects a desire for people to think outside the box in regards to sustainability. A world viewpoint takes center stage, focusing on international issues and macroscopic systems. Local and regional developments that show potential for widespread impact are also covered. The motivation for this project is to help people discover the progressive aspects of sustainable development, while acknowledging the difficulties in achieving global sustainability. Scroll down for more ways to connect.