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While construction on the Dakota Access Pipeline has been paused, the Standing Rock Sioux have vowed to press on.

Street graffiti from one of the first "Buy Nothing" days in 2005. (Photo from Flickr by Resa & Krister)

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We are emotional — and often defensive — about our consumption. But an experiment in buying nothing proves more liberating than challenging.

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We’re drowning in needless products and waste in the US, so I’m trying to buy noting for a whole month except for food and toiletries. Join my challenge.

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A program that produces energy-saving stoves could keep girls and women safe and has possible benefits to the environment and fighting hunger.

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Laptops, monitors and other devices from Seattle and other parts of the country have been tracked to junkyards in developing countries.

Getting pandas to mate in capitvity, and then releasing babies that will thrive in the wild isn't easy, Vitale found out. (Courtesy photo by Ami Vitale)

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National Geographic photographer Ami Vitale says her job can sometimes by lonely and terrifying, but it's worth it to be a part of preserving our wonderful world.

The current cohort of the Duwamish Valley Youth Corps, a dozen teens from South Park and Georgetown. (Photo by Barbara Clabots)

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In South Park and Georgetown, the health impacts of pollution are real and life-threatening. But a small cadre of teens are learning to fight for environmental justice.

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An alternative to I-732 that would raise carbon tax revenue to help poor communities and communities of color is being planned for the November ballot.

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The decision to try at getting almost 200 countries to sign a climate deal on cutting carbon emissions was a gamble.

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Seattle Mayor Ed Murray skipped COP21, but the city still had plenty of representation and leadership at the Paris climate talks.

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Despite a ban on demonstrations in Paris, Seattle activists brought 350 salmon lanterns to the city to wave them for the COP21 climate conference.

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Middle-income and developing nations call for more ambitious goals than what's currently on the table at the Paris Climate Change Conference, also being called COP21.

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Climate change's toll seems insurmountable, but can findings from Washington state's wetlands contribute to China's flood prevention?

An image overlooking looking Seattle from a patch of green grass. Which will triumph?

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Green grass, flowering bushes with the buzzing bees and the huge trees offering a nice patch of shade... it seems like the perfect way...

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People have raised worries over a new Washington practice for harvesting the geoduck. But is the concern warranted?

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Justice delayed, Skagit County-based Tesoro strikers lead a push for better safety standards and management accountability.

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The video, which went live just moments ago, is already getting some national limelight.

A map identifying slope areas of the Cheasty Greenspace that would overlap with parts of a proposed mountain bike trail. (Screenshot from Seattle's Parks and Recreation Department website)

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Cheasty Greenspace's 10-acre parcel of restored forest could be seeing a 1.5-mile mountain bike trail, to the chagrin of some of its neighbors.

Tukwila City Council Member De'Sean Quinn talked about how his city is a "hotspot" where people of color are impacted by climate change and other factors affecting health and economic status of minorities. (Photo via Gov. Jay Inslee's Flickr)

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Days after the governments of the world convened in Lima to set the stage for the next big United Nations climate change conference, Gov. Jay Inslee announced a plan that would bring our state in line with 39 other programs around the world and put a price on carbon.

Seattle BAYAN activist Jill Mangaliman rallies with locals just as a human barricade begins to form in front of the Digos City national highway on Dec. 10. (Photo by Katrina Pestano)

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People’s voices carry through the streets in the Soccsksargen region of Southern Mindanao, Philippines during a three-day march Seattle activists joined earlier this month.

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After a year of developing skills in writing, photography, video/audio and reporting for The Seattle Globalist, our youth apprentices are proud to share the following projects with...