Environment

Alex Trebek gifted Los Angeles with land to build a park years before his death

Alex Trebek made his mark on the world in more ways than one. Prior to his death on November 8, the beloved ‘Jeopardy’ host donated land to Los Angeles that runs into the popular Runyon Canyon. Read the full story now.
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Can changing your diet help protect the environment?

A local university professor said if Americans adhere to global dietary recommendations designed to reduce the impact of food production and consumption, environmental degradation could be reduced by up to 38 percent.
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Lyft Pledges Commitment to All-Electric Fleet by 2030

Lyft plans to have a fully electric fleet by 2030. The ride hailing company announced on Wednesday its plan to transition to “100 percent” electric or zero-emission vehicles. Read more.
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Why We Celebrate Earth Day

This year marks Earth Day’s 50th anniversary. And while many will be celebrating the occasion — albeit in ways they never have before — few people know about the history of the event. This is why we celebrate the holiday.
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Starbucks to Eliminate Straws Globally by 2020

Starbucks announced today (July 9) that they will officially eliminate plastic straws from its more than 28,000 stores worldwide.
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Will Chocolate Go Extinct by 2050?

Chocolate is apparently on track to become extinct by the year 2050. Yes, chocolate. Business Insider reports that over half of the world's chocolate comes from Cacao plants in just two countries in West Africa. The plant can only continue to grow in "rainforested land" 20 degrees north and south...
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