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Allegheny GoatScape

Gavin Deming is the brains behind Allegheny Goatscape, a local North Side organization that helps control invasive knotweed and other overgrowth in Pittsburgh with a herd of hungry, frolicking goats. Watch Point Park University students interview Deming about his eco-friendly…

United They Stand – 24 Pittsburgh Nonprofits Unite for Environmental Justice in the Age of Trump

United They Stand 24 Pittsburgh Nonprofits Unite for Environmental Justice in the Age of Trump Twenty-four nonprofit CEO’s stood united in front of a bright Pittsburgh skyline this Thursday, ready to stare into the face environmental injustice. The CEO’s were…

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Drought and war heighten threat of not just 1 famine, but 4. Six years after its last famine, another is about to tighten its grip on Somalia. South Sudan, Nigeria and Yemen are also at risk.New York Times. Seattle plant…

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Abnormal El Nino In Peru Unleashes Deadly Downpours; More Flooding Seen “A sudden and abnormal warming of Pacific waters off Peru has unleashed the deadliest downpours in decades, with landslides and raging rivers sweeping away people, clogging highways and destroying…