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This little girl decided to skip Disneyland and fairy tale reenactments to use her Make-A-Wish grant to become an environmental philanthropist. After Amelia Meyer was...
The Keep America Beautiful Great American Cleanup

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A picturesque river is getting a makeover while the city’s homeless in Reno, Nevada are getting a new chance at jobs and housing. The new...

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Gaurang Damani was so tired of the dirt and stench in a Mumbai train station that he regularly wrote letters to the Central Railway...

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Tired of having the beautiful river view along his route to work spoiled by mounting trash on the bank, a Dutch man decided to...
Team Rubicon lifting car

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They volunteered for Iraq and Afghanistan. Now they are volunteering to help people in Oklahoma dig out from utter devastation. These veterans have answered the...
oil spill on water's surface

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A next-generation material first earmarked for use in electronics has proven itself a capable clean-up agent for polluted waters. Boron nitride, or "white graphene", can...
Plastic Montage-Plasticity conference

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Ecover, the green cleaning brand, said on Thursday it will use plastic waste retrieved from the sea to create an entirely new type of...
Israeli teens sop up Sandy damage -FB photo

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On December 6, a group of 10th-graders from Hashmonaim and Beit Shemesh arrived in New York to help in the ongoing clean-up and fix-up...
Veterans Fire Corps photo

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Armed simply with chainsaws, a corps of military veterans has arrived on the Jersey Shore to help Sandy-stricken residents trapped by a maze of...
Forth bridge in Scotland-Andrew Bell-CC

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More than a century ago this estuary was teeming with wildlife. Expansive beds of shellfish and huge shoals of herring and salmon fed all...
Lake Huron

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Canada and the United States are beefing up an international agreement on water quality in the Great Lakes. Environment Minister Peter Kent and Lisa...
London Olympic stadium flowers

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A new Olympic Park arose in a once derelict and contaminated industrial area of east London turning neglected waterways into wildlife havens. Almost 500 acres...
Brazil favela turned park

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A former landfill in a Rio de Janeiro slum has been turned into a park thanks to a group of dedicated volunteers. "People came here...
Natl Public Lands Day photo contest winner

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Free admission for all, and a volunteer spirit to uplift many. That's what this weekend has in store throughout the US, to honor National...
Twitter bird

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Twitter and Facebook users are harnessing the power of social networking to coordinate a massive clean-up operation in areas affected by the riots across...
villagers waiting with a truckload, USAID photo

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Rwanda has become one of the cleanest countries in the world -- as clean as Switzerland -- thanks to new laws requiring every citizen...
duckling-swims.jpg

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"U.S. scientists have designed a process to create a material capable of strongly repelling oils, one they said could have applications in hazardous waste...

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Michigan's Rouge River has been returned to health thanks to the Clean Water Act, $1 billion and measures to filter runoff from surrounding factories,...