Stories tagged: "environment"


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From the Mountains of Jayuya, Marisol Villalobos Is Making a Difference in the World

The Puerto Rican entrepreneur was recently recognized by the United Nations for her sustainable business practices.

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Over 800 Manatees Are Dead. Florida Rep. Soto Wants to Reinstate Their Endangered Status.

“Now with this unusual mortality event it's pretty clear we need to make them endangered again in order to save the manatees," Rep. Darren Soto said.

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Florida Rep. Kathy Castor Has a Plan for Climate Action Under Biden

"Our 'Solving the Climate Crisis' action plan is the roadmap for congressional action that can get us to 100% clean energy as soon as possible."

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You Can ‘Adopt a Coquí’ to Keep Puerto Rico Beautiful—and Protected

Two organizations have teamed up to protect the endemic frog species, which is at risk due to loss of habitat and climate change.

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Why Jennifer Lopez Wants You to #VoteLikeAMadre in November

Other celebrities taking part in the viral challenge include Salma Hayek, Zoe Saldana, Karla Souza, and Eva Longoria Bastón.

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Flooding, Landslides, and Power Outages: Tropical Storm Isaias Is Already Bringing Horror To Puerto Rico

Storm Isaias batters the island with winds of 60 mph and at least 6 inches of rain. More than 300,000 clients across the U.S. territory are out of electricity.

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FEMA to Puerto Rico: You Are Not Ready for Hurricane Season

The agency’s regional administrator pointed out that the island’s lack of preparedness, as a tropical storm, is on the way. Governor declares a state of emergency.