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Climate Change Will Probably Ruin These 9 Delicious Foods By 2050, So Brace Yourselves

Climate Change Will Probably Ruin These 9 Delicious Foods By 2050, So Brace Yourselves

By Sara Boboltz While the next four decades aren’t likely to see an agricultural apocalypse, it’s pretty likely that some foods will be harder to come by — due to increased costs and decreased supply — as harvesting becomes more difficult due to rising temperatures […]

GMOs in Kauai: Not Just Another Day in Paradise

GMOs in Kauai: Not Just Another Day in Paradise

By Paul Achitoff Each year 1.3 million people reluctantly leave the small and spectacularly beautiful island of Kauai after vacations and visits. But there are 68,000 people on this planet who don’t have to leave because they are lucky enough to call Kauai home. Many […]

As Everest Trash Problem Mounts, Nepal Says Litterbugs No Longer Welcome

As Everest Trash Problem Mounts, Nepal Says Litterbugs No Longer Welcome

By Nick Visser

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Litterbugs, beware: Nepal is making new rules to persuade trekkers to clean up after themselves on Mount Everest, in the hopes of clearing the tons of rubbish now clogging the world’s highest peak.

Starting this spring, Nepali officials at Everest base camp will check that each climber descends the mountain with approximately 8 kilograms (18 pounds) of trash — the amount the government estimates an exhausted climber discards along the route. “We are not asking climbers to search and pick up trash left by someone else,” said Maddhu Sudan Burlakoti, head of the mountaineering department at the …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green