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What We’re Reading: ‘Voluntary Rent,’ Outdoor Inclusivity and more

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See what stories caught our attention this week, from payments to First Nations to Californias first Black-led land trust.

Banishing Rats Turned Tromelin Island Into a Seabird Paradise

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The tiny island’s success shows that once invasive predators are eliminated, birds will swoop back in on their own.

How Women Are Helping Their Neighbors Heal From Depression

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In places with few mental health professionals, volunteer-led group therapy sends positive ripples through families and communities.

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What We’re Reading: An All-Female Rainforest Patrol, Crowdsourced Housing and More

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See what stories caught our attention this week, from an Ecuadorian patrol group to “community-owned cooperative real estate.”

This Utah County Will Buy Your Lawn to Save Water

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Would you ditch your grass for less-thirsty plants? In a place where every drop of water counts, a little cash compels residents to say yes.

Beavers Are Back in London — and They’re Thriving

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Usually known for their work in more rural places, nature’s best engineers have brought their ecosystem management skills to the big city.

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‘The Green Steel of the 21st Century’

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Cheap, strong and plentiful, bamboo has been used in Hong Kong for ages as an ultra-sustainable building material. Other countries are catching on.

“If You Can’t Beat Them, Eat Them”

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A Berlin catering and food truck company is turning invasive species into haute cuisine. Will “invasivorism” be the next step in the sustainable food movement?

‘Co-Buying’ Is Surging — and Making Housing More Affordable

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A rise in the number of people purchasing real estate with someone they know is helping legions of buyers quit renting and start building equity.

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Beavers Are Back in London — and They’re Thriving

6 min read

Usually known for their work in more rural places, nature’s best engineers have brought their ecosystem management skills to the big city.

Adopting the Aquaculture of the Future in Thailand

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A sustainable, integrated approach to fish farming has caught on in China and elsewhere. Thailand could be next.

What We’re Reading: An All-Female Rainforest Patrol, Crowdsourced Housing and More

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See what stories caught our attention this week, from an Ecuadorian patrol group to “community-owned cooperative real estate.”

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