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Kelp Farming Is Reviving an Ancient Practice — and a Modern Economy
An Indigenous-run business is using regenerative ocean farming to clean up a New York bay and create local jobs.
Wealthy Countries Pledge to Shoulder Costs for Global Climate Damage
At the UN’s annual climate conference, a groundbreaking — if not-yet-binding — promise from the US and EU “offers hope to vulnerable communities.”
At This Grocery Store, Shoppers Pay What They Wish
In St. Louis, a pay-what-you-can grocery store stays in business thanks to some customers voluntarily paying more than the price on the sticker.
The Florida Neighborhood Hurricanes Can’t Gentrify
After disasters, the wealthy often buy up working-class housing. On Big Pine Key, one community has found a way to ride out the storm of speculation.
A Notorious Invasive Plant Shows Promise in Green Construction
Imported from Japan in 1876, kudzu strangles forests and farmland throughout the South. Could it build cities instead?
A Building Material That Consumes CO2 Has Finally Come to the US
A false association with drugs that banned ‘hempcrete’ from the US residential building code has been lifted, paving the way for widespread use.
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