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7 sunscreens you can wear this summer that won’t harm coral reefs

If you’re traveling to London, beware of these toxic caterpillars invading the city

The number of active volcanoes in Italy is totally insane

7 adorable animals that are actually super dangerous

These US cities are covering crowded polluted roadways with gorgeous parks

Australia is investing over $375 million in saving the Great Barrier Reef

Hawaii gets serious on climate change and we couldn’t be happier

Alaska Airlines is the first US airline to ban plastic straws on flights

An extreme heat wave just made the Arctic hit melting point

You can feel good about staying in these beautiful zero-waste, eco-friendly hotels

11 overrun destinations that are trying to curb tourism

Everything in this new restaurant is completely recyclable

5 easy ways to go plastic-free while traveling

How to be a more sustainable traveler while flying

These freaky, 170-million-year-old giant salamanders are going extinct

Lyft just made an epic pledge to to go carbon neutral this year

Mexico’s new record-breaking solar farm will power 1.3 million homes

The UK just went a record-breaking 55 hours without using coal for power

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