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These 6 Ethical Brands Are Offering An Alternative To Destructive Fast Fashion

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Mon, 11/27/2017 (All day)

The vast majority of the fashion industry has a totally unsustainable business model, according to a new report. So-called “fast fashion” labels churn out cheap, disposable fashion, hitting stores as often as twice a week.

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A rare plant and a renegade environmental activist could derail Ballona Wetlands restoration

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Thu, 11/23/2017 (All day)

With his long ponytail, floppy sun hat and a peace symbol dangling from his neck, retired federal biologist Robert “Roy” van de Hoek looks like a man bent on saving the environment.

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An energy bill that's bad for marine mammals and most everything else on the planet

Published: 
Fri, 11/24/2017 (All day)

For decades, environmental activists in California have battled to keep the oil and gas industries from turning the state’s coastline into a West Coast version of the Gulf of Mexico oil fields.

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Artificial lights are eating away at dark nights — and that's not a good thing

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Wed, 11/22/2017 (All day)

Earth is losing its darkness. A new study using satellite data finds that artificially lit surfaces around the world are spreading and growing brighter, producing more light pollution at night.

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High-speed rail authority says environmental reviews won't be completed until 2020

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Wed, 11/15/2017 (All day)

The state’s bullet train authority acknowledged Tuesday evening that it would fail to meet its self-imposed deadline to complete by 2018 the project’s environmental reviews, which determine the exact route that the electrified rail line would take between San Francisco and Los Angeles.