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We know that climate change is already taking its toll on our planet. Whether that means more frequent and extreme weather patterns, depleting insect populations, or mounting refugee crises, our world is facing new challenges that are becoming our “new normal.” While this news can often feel defeating, there is some hope–we have countless ways […]

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This past fall, we took our first cohort of apprentices with the Urban Roots Apprenticeship to a composting workshop led by the Baltimore Compost Collective, a small youth empowerment and composting nonprofit located inside the Filbert Street Community Garden in Curtis Bay. Over the past few months, it has been a pleasure getting to know […]

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“Americans are politically divided over climate change, but there’s broader consensus around some of the solutions.” This new year, we are excited to continue learning more about climate change and its effect on our everyday lives, and it turns out that Americans are more united than we think when it comes to our environment. As […]

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As more cities and countries look into ways to reduce their waste through plastic bag or styrofoam bans, one country in East Africa sticks out as an example of what effect these policies could have on reducing the amount of trash ending up on streets and in waterways. Rwanda banned plastic bags in 2008, and […]

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