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Every day, One Green Planet brings you today’s top news. For those who don’t have a lot of time to look through the news each day, this will be a great resource and an easy way to catch up!

Here you’ll find different categories of news and links to each article published! Enjoy!

1. Shelter Pup Reunited With Sister After DNA Test

This pup was waiting in a shelter to be adopted for over a year and had an emotional reunion with his sister pup thanks to a DNA test from his foster family.

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2. People With Diabetes Can Live Longer on Lower Carb, Plant-Based Diet, New Study Finds

Are you or someone you know living with diabetes? A recent study from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health has discovered that consuming a lower-carbohydrate, plant-based diet can lead to a longer life and reduced risk of cardiovascular disease and cancer for those with diabetes.

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3. New PETA Exhibit Exposes Violent History of Animal Experiments

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) will unveil an eye-opening exhibit titled ‘Without Consent‘, which explores the heartbreaking history of experiments on nonconsenting animals.

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4. How Solar Panels Are Bringing Electricity to the Chinese Monk Boluo Temple

For over a thousand years, the Boluo Temple in the Chinese city of Dali has been home to monks who have relied on firewood for cooking and heating, collected water from snow-melt, and practiced their beliefs in the prayer hall near the mountain peak. However, in recent years, the temple has undergone a dramatic change with access to electricity for the first time, thanks to solar panels installed in its backyard.

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5. First Cage Free Animal Shelter Opens in the United States

Best Friends Pet Resource Center in Bentonville, Arkansas, has opened the very first cageless animal shelter in the United States.

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6. The Truth About Deleting Emails and Your Carbon Footprint

With the rise of data-driven industries, there has been a growing concern about the impact of our digital habits on the environment. However, a recent study by researchers from the Université du Québec à Chicoutimi suggests that deleting our emails may not be the most eco-friendly step we can take.

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7. Discover the Wildlife in Your Backyard with the WildTracker Project

Have you ever wondered what creatures share your backyard? Meet the Marshall family from Tinderbox, south of Hobart, Australia, who recently embarked on an exciting journey to find out what animals live on their property. Thanks to the Tasmanian Land Conservancy’s WildTracker project, a citizen science program, the family is discovering the fascinating array of wildlife that coexist with them!

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8. The Hidden Cancer Risk in ‘Climate-Friendly’ Fuels

As part of an initiative to combat climate change, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently gave Chevron Refinery the green light to create fuel from discarded plastics. The aim was to offer a more environmentally friendly alternative to traditional petroleum fuels. However, agency records obtained by ProPublica and The Guardian reveal that one of the fuels could emit air pollution so toxic that one in four people exposed to it over a lifetime could develop cancer.

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