FEBRUARY / MARCH 2022


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CONTENTS

NEWS SECTION

In Memoriam: Nobel Laureate Luc Montagnier

The Earth & I Editorial Team


YouTubers Raise $30 Million for Ocean Cleaning Non-Profits

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Extracting Rare Earth Metals from Coal Waste

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DATA SECTION

Unequal Gender Practices Cost African Families 20% of Crop Production

The Earth & I Editorial Team


The People of Yemen Are in Desperate Need of Shelter

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Mussels on the Move: Colony Found in Antarctica

The Earth & I Editorial Team


Scientists Keeping a Close Eye on the Earth’s Coral Reefs

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Type 2 Diabetes Can be Prevented or Delayed

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Buildings Emit 38% of All Energy-Related CO2

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There’s So Much Light You Can’t See the Stars

The Earth & I Editorial Team


The Earth Has 86 Million Tons of Lithium Resources

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Beyond the Aquarium: Goldfish Thrive in the Wild

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ECOSYSTEMS

Putting Goldfish in the Driver’s Seat

Jean Thilmany


Light Pollution: Keeping Nature Up Past Its Bedtime

Julie Peterson


FOOD

Extreme Greenhouses: Growing Food in Crazy Places

Chelsea Noack


Food Preservation Just Became Greener

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HUMAN HEALTH

Horse Power: A Ride Through Equine-Assisted Therapy

Alina Bradford


Risk Factors for Severe COVID-19 Outcomes: Type 2 Diabetes and the Environment

Paramita Mandal, Sarmistha Adhikari and Rojina Yasmin


CLIMATE CHANGE

Winter Olympics: The Next Casualty of Climate Change?

Chelsea Noack


Top 5 Ways People Can Help Reduce Climate Change

Jaqueline Sordi


NATURAL DISASTERS

Cal-Earth Makes Disaster-Resistant Superadobe Construction a Reality

Natasha Spencer-Jolliffe


ENERGY

Europe’s Lithium Supply Woes

Nnamdi Anyadike


How Energy-Efficient Buildings Could Drastically Reduce the World’s Energy Consumption

Rick Laezman


WATER QUALITY

Mussel Power Cleans New Zealand’s Freshwater Lakes

Gordon Cairns


Hope for Corals Worldwide: Australian Researchers Restore Dying Reefs

Cassie Journigan


WASTE MANAGEMENT

Waste Warriors Tackle India’s Growing Mountain of Trash

Yasmin Prabhudas


ECONOMICS & POLICY

We’re Not Polarized on the Environment—Elites and Activists Are

Mark Smith


EDUCATION

How a German School Educates for Sustainable Development

Deborah Talbot