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Barbados announces new 10% tax on sugary beverages
TreeHugger, 3 hours ago
In an effort to fight the Caribbean island''s obesity epidemic and to change consumer behaviour, the government will put new tax into effect on August 1.
Some like it hut: Eco-shed of the the year is cute and accessible
TreeHugger, 3 hours ago
It''s the annual Shed of the Year competition and the first winners are announced.
World''s tallest passive house tower to be built in New York City
TreeHugger, 3 hours ago
The tough standard for energy efficiency and comfort goes big.
Additives could prevent fires in lithium-ion batteries
TreeHugger, 3 hours ago
Researchers have discovered a couple tweaks that could make the batteries much safer.
A Dangerous Game: Documentary examines environmental impact of luxury golf resorts
TreeHugger, 3 hours ago
From the filmmaker who brought us the expose You''ve Been Trumped comes a closer look at the eco-impact of golf courses that only serve a tiny fraction of wealthy players.
These ''resurrection plants'' can spring back to life after drought (video)
TreeHugger, 3 hours ago
Tortula mosses can stay dried out for months or even years, then spring back to life in just moments when the rain returns.
Photo: Fuzzy Western Gull chicks
TreeHugger, 3 hours ago
Sweet young gulls seen in California.
Sustainable forestry is about more than just trees: it''s also about culture, history and politics
TreeHugger, 3 hours ago
On Haida Gwaii, trees are living spirits. That complicates things when you want to chop them down.
Tesla has started rolling out next-generation liquid-cooled Superchargers (video)
TreeHugger, 3 hours ago
The smaller stations run cooler, and could potentially be used to charge Teslas even faster than the current 120-kilowatt rate.
Air pollution makes your brain age faster, destroying white matter like a neurotoxin
TreeHugger, 3 hours ago
Air pollution is hurting your brain directly, not just your heart and lungs.
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