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5 ways to stay connected to your community and fight the coronavirus

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The coronavirus is serious, and it’s spreading. The government has officially asked that everyone follow this official guidance. Now more than ever before, strength in our communities is crucial. Here are five things you can do to support and strengthen your community. 1. Look after each other During uncertain times …

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We Made So Much Progress On Plastic Bags. Coronavirus Could Undo It All.

We Made So Much Progress On Plastic Bags. Coronavirus Could Undo It All.

There are very few winners in a global pandemic, but it seems that the plastics industry might be one.  Less than six months ago, Massachusetts was on the verge of passing a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags. At least 130 towns and cities across the commonwealth had already limited …

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Shifting Gears: The Climate Protest Movement in the Age of Coronavirus

Shifting Gears: The Climate Protest Movement in the Age of Coronavirus

For more than a year, just about every Friday at noon, Invaliden Park in downtown Berlin was transformed into a vivacious, noisy, swarming hubbub with teenage speakers, bands, and live dance acts — as well as Germany’s top climate scientists — all sharing a makeshift stage and a microphone. Several …

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Coronavirus: China promotes bile from caged bears to treat pandemic ‘caused by exploiting wildlife’

Coronavirus: China promotes bile from caged bears to treat pandemic ‘caused by exploiting wildlife’

The Chinese government is touting bile extracted from caged bears as a treatment for coronavirus, which experts have branded “hugely irresponsible”. Scientists agree that China’s wildlife trade – notably markets where species are crammed closely together – was the most likely source of the coronavirus pandemic. But in a list of …

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