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This Stunning Power Plant Will Use Ocean Tides to Power More Than 150,000 Homes

While this power plant looks more like a stunning get-away than a solution to man’s energy needs, its benefits extend far beyond its beauty. As Preconstruct reports, the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon will use the rise and fall of ocean tides to generate enough renewable electricity to power 155,000 homes for 120 years.

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Poland Becomes 14th European Nation to Officially Ban GMOs

As Radio Poland reports, the nation of Poland has officially announced its decision to join thirteen other nations so far in it’s excluding Monsanto’s controversial crops from its nation’s farmland. The news was announced by Informacyjna Agencja Radiowa (IAR), a press agency working with Polskie Radio in Poland.

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Way to Go Humanity: 99% of All Birds Will Have Plastic in Them by 2050

Well, this is distressing news. 

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Coca-Cola Has Poisoned the Drinking Water of Millions in Sri Lanka

It was reported this week that the Coca-Cola corporation has apologized for leaking diesel fuel into the Kelani river, and is promising to pay compensation to the victims of the spill. However, millions of Sri Lankans are now left without water as a result of the spill because the Kelani river is the primary drinking water source for many large areas.

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America’s First Hemp House Pulls CO2 From the Air

Hemp is making a major comeback around the world. In the US, five states have legalized the recreational use of cannabis, and hemp-based building materials are now gaining in popularity.

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Poor Diets Are Lowering Children’s IQ

With an estimated 70 percent of the American diet made up of processed foods, we — as a collective — are facing a serious conundrum in which if greater effort is not given to make wholesome, more nutritious fare a priority (with many countries following the lead of the United States), incoming generations will not only not live as long as their parents, they won’t be near as intelligent either.

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This Newly Discovered Fungus Could Eat the Plastic Out of Landfills

Few think twice about what to do with their disposable water bottle after they’ve drunk its contents, but environmentalists are aware that it is the entire ecosystem which has to pay the price for misguided actions in the present.

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