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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. This Woman’s Dog Died When She Was 100, So At 101 She Adopted a Senior Dog

Last year, Johanna Carrington, a centenarian living in Moss Beach, California, faced the heartrending loss of her beloved pet, Rocky. The void left by Rocky was deeply felt. Johanna’s home felt empty and her heart heavier. Her daughter, Debbie Carrington, noticed her mother’s despair and decided to adopt a new dog to fill the loneliness.

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2. Reverse Osmosis: A Leap Forward for Sustainable Water Purification

Water scarcity is an escalating global concern, with over 3 billion people dwelling in regions where it is a pressing issue. Our planet’s increased demand for water is predicted to exceed the available supply by 40% by 2030, highlighting the urgent need for efficient water purification methods. The stalwart solution, reverse osmosis, has played a major role in converting seawater and wastewater into potable water for the past 25 years. Yet, until recently, the inner workings of this process remained shrouded in mystery. That’s all about to change, thanks to the efforts of Menachem Elimelech, the founder of Yale’s environmental engineering program, and his dedicated team.

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3. Natalie Portman Reveals What She Does to Combat Climate change Including Not Buying New Clothes

Hollywood superstar Natalie Portman is no stranger to the glitz and glamour of the film industry, yet she has made a conscious decision to tread a different path. In a fascinating display of sustainability, the Oscar-winning actress has embraced a frugal lifestyle to help combat climate change, proving that eco-friendly choices can be made at any level.

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4. Bobi, the World’s Oldest Dog Ever, Turns 31 and Celebrates With Huge Birthday Party

Turning the pages of the calendar for the 31st time, Bobi, an unassuming Portuguese dog, has garnered attention from around the globe as the oldest dog ever, as certified by the Guinness World Records. The remarkable pooch hailing from the serene village of Conqueiros in Leiria, Portugal, has seen many historic moments and trends come and go, from the release of the first “Air Bud” movie to the sensation of “Who Let the Dogs Out”.

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5. Plant-Based Dietician Gives Insight into Fertility and Diet Link

In our quest to enhance fertility, we are often bombarded with a whirlwind of information which can, at best, seem perplexing and at worst, diminish our chances of conception. However, research-backed insights do exist, capable of bolstering both men and women’s reproductive health.

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6. Dog Shot by Ambridge Police in Parking Lot

Recently, in Ambridge, Pennsylvania, a distressing situation unfolded when local police were obliged to euthanize a stray dog. This incident has prompted discussions about animal handling and the importance of more comprehensive training for law enforcement dealing with aggressive animals.

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7. The Unseen Health Implications of Loneliness: A Silent Epidemic

The modern fabric of our society, with its focus on individualism and independence, often inadvertently breeds loneliness. This issue was dramatically exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, which enforced isolation and highlighted loneliness’s prevalence. However, we’ve tended to view loneliness as a personal problem rather than recognizing it as a pressing public health issue that it truly is.

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8. 22 Snakes and a Chameleon Seized at Chennai Airport

In a chilling turn of events at Chennai Airport, customs officials intercepted a passenger carrying a clandestine cargo of 22 snakes and a chameleon. The passenger, a woman, had arrived in India from Kuala Lumpur with the reptiles stashed away in her checked luggage. The contraband was discovered during a routine luggage check by customs agents.

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