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Grocery store opens world’s first plastic-free aisle

This comes at a time when unnecessary plastic pollution is a growing global concern that is affecting our oceans, habitats and food chains.

This company is turning plastic waste into public furniture

The New Raw's project, "Print Your City!" calls on citizens to support turning their discarded plastic into furniture by combining 3D printing with recycling.

The Dutch city that offered refugees a permanent home

When 500 refugees arrived in their community, residents of Zaandam were wary. But by the time the newcomers could apply for residency status in Europe, neighbors didn’t want them to leave.

A Century of Women Working for Peace

Deeply committed peace activists from around the globe gathered in The Hague, Amsterdam this week marking the 100th anniversary of the founding of WILPF, the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, where women have been working for peace for more than a century.

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Climate change costs to hit $38 trillion annually by 2050

New study reveals stark economic disparities as global warming intensifies, disproportionately affecting the world's poorest nations.

Children among hundreds found in new mass grave at Gaza hospital

A horrifying discovery in Khan Younis raises alarms about the profound toll of ongoing hostilities on the most vulnerable.

Senator Sanders proposes major cuts to Israeli military aid amid human rights concerns

Amid accusations of genocide and widespread human rights abuses, Senator Bernie Sanders champions amendments to halt offensive military funding to Israel, sparking a critical Senate debate.

Historic Gaza protests at Columbia U. enter day 6; campus protests spread across country

Solidarity protests and encampments have now sprouted up on campuses across the country, including at Yale, MIT, Tufts, NYU, The New School and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Democrats divided: Historic opposition to $26 billion military aid package for Israel amid Gaza...

A record 40 House Democrats have voted against a controversial bill, citing concerns over the impact of military operations on children in Gaza.