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YouTube stars raise over $6m to plant 20 million trees around the world

You can now support EIC on PATREON   Love them or loathe them, some YouTubers have an unbelievable number of followers. Here’s a few you can put in the ‘love them’ category for using their platform for the greater good of our planet. MrBeast (Jimmy Donaldson), was challenged by his followers to plant 20 million …

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Coca-Cola Named Worst Plastic Polluter in the World for Second Year in a Row

For the second year in a row, a global audit of plastic waste released by the Break Free From Plastic NGO  has found Coca-Cola to be the worlds top polluter. As per the report, Coca-Cola contributes to more plastic waste than the next 3 runners up…combined. The audit was conducted by over 70,000 volunteers from 51 …

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David Attenborough’s Seven Worlds, One Planet Released 27 October & We Can’t Wait

You can now support EIC on PATREON This Sunday (October 27) sees the start of David Attenborough’s new documentary series, Seven Worlds, One Planet. Four years in the making, this new seven episode series looks at a different continent in each episode starts with Antarctica. Viewers will see how bull elephant seals, penguins and whales survive …

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This futuristic & Eco-Friendly hotel is going to be built at the base of a glacier

While we marvel at ancient architecture, today’s architects are designing incredible buildings for the future, with factors such as environmental impact and self-sufficiency top of mind. This amazing, ring-shaped hotel, designed by architects Snohetta and named “Svart”, will, when completed, be the first hotel in a northern climate to be awarded the ‘energy positive’ Powerhouse …

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India Plans To Develop A Green Belt Similar To The Great Green Wall Of Africa

Many countries in the world are trying to move to make a positive difference for our planet. Yes, in the past, we have exploited our planet enough. Now it’s time to give something back to it. Out of all the countries in the world, India is making quite a move towards a greener world. In …

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These Edible Straws Could Be The Best Solution To The Plastic Straw Problem

Plastic straws. Could we ever have envisioned that such a simple invention would become such a huge contributor to the appalling toxic plastic waste issues we face today? Thankfully, there’s a whole new generation of innovators out there, many of them taking on the task of eliminating single use plastic by creating viable biodegradable alternatives. …

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Frankenstein Meat Grown In A Lab: An Out Of The World Experiment Aboard The ISS

Now you can get your meat grown in a lab and you don’t need to slaughter an animal. It seems the stuff of science fiction but that is just what a team of Russian and Israeli scientists has succeeded in doing. Abroad the International Space Station (ISS) 248 miles out in space, they have cultivated …

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Bars In Italy Are Starting To Use Pasta Straws To Reduce Plastic Waste

Anyone who has never had a genuine Italian pasta meal should try and remedy that asap! Pasta comes in all shapes and sizes and one in particular, bucatini pasta, with its tubular shape, is making eco-friendly waves as an alternative to plastic straws. A picture posted on reddit by user u/GranFabio, showing pasta used as straws …

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Trophy Hunting Company Offers Sickening ‘Buy One, Get One Free’ Lion Package

As if the world of trophy hunting couldn’t get more despicable, there is now a professional hunting firm offering a sickening “special offer package” – Buy one, get one free. Mkulu African Hunting Safaris which is in South Africa is offering their customers a free lioness if they pay to shoot a male lion. On their website …

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First ‘Hempwood’ Factory In US – 20% Stronger, Grows Faster, Completely Renewable

More and more entrepreneurs in a variety of fields are embracing the versatility of hemp. According to Greg Wilson, Hempwood leader, “Oak is out. Hemp is in.” Fibonacci, the company behind the product says HempWood, is a reverse-engineered wood substitute with advantages over traditional oak hardwood, which include a higher availability, a much quicker grow …

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Giant Floating Machine is Now Cleaning Up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Designed by conservationist, a massive floating device has successfully collected trash from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Invented by 25 year-old Boyan Slat, Dutch inventor and engineer, the machine has a large line of cork floats holding a huge skirt that traps the garbage. The Ocean Cleanup recently announced that the system was able to capture and …

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