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White House ends ban on selling bottled water at National Parks

In the latest from a death of a thousand cuts, White House sides with bottled water lobbyists to encourage plastic pollution in parks.

IKEA is now selling solar systems, no Allen key required

So far the panels and batteries are only offered in the UK but it might spread to sunnier North American climes.

Bavarian butterflies disappearing

The disappearing butterflies just became a campaign theme in German elections – will it help?

Ben & Jerry’s ice cream contains traces of controversial herbicide

Ice cream lovers aren’t happy to learn they’re licking glyphosate on hot summer days.

5 things you didn’t know about a Boy Scout Jamboree

The National Scout Jamboree in the United States is a forest-friendly tradition that stretches back nearly 100 years.

19 U.S. aquariums ban plastic straws and bans, while promising to do more

Going plastic-free is the most ocean-friendly choice.

19 U.S. aquariums ban plastic straws and bags, while promising to do more

Going plastic-free is the most ocean-friendly choice.

It’s time for deposits on everything

The mess of garbage in Toronto’s restored Grange Park shows the need for producer responsibility

World’s biggest tuna company promises to clean up its act

It’s good news… but we shouldn’t be eating tuna at all.

Julie Payette, engineer, scientist and astronaut, to become Governor General of Canada

Because we all need role models and she is the living embodiment of the term.