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In today’s edition of Squirrel News, the Mayors for Guaranteed Income group receives $3 million for universal basic income programs, a UK based conservation charity embarks on restoring 150,000 hectares of bee-friendly corridors, and Sudan puts an end to Female Genital Mutilation.
Jack Dorsey pledges $3 Million to kickstart universal basic income programs in 15 cities
The Mayors for a Guaranteed Income group received a $3 million dollar investment that should start pilot programs across their areas.
Making a beeline: wildflower paths across UK could save species
Conservation charity aims to help restore 150,000 hectares of bee-friendly corridors to save the insects from extinction.
Sudan puts an end to female genital mutilation
The law criminalizing FGM has been ratified across the country.
Spreading rock dust on fields could remove vast amounts of CO2 from air
It may be the best short term way to remove CO2, say scientists, but cutting fossil fuel use remains critical.
Canada is now part of the Global Ocean Alliance
Canada has joined the UK initiative in safeguarding global health and protecting wildlife.
Unilever pledges €1 Billion towards climate and nature
Unilever additionally promised to cut emissions across its value chain to zero by 2039.
A Cambodian province is the first to ban the consumption and sale of dog meat
Siem Reap, home to the renowned Angkor Wat temple complex, follows a number of Asian countries in restricting the controversial trade.
Researchers develop a noise cancelling system for households
The system should be able to work even with opened windows.
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Openideas Architecture completes a green-roofed hive home in India
Solar sensor based modules embedded in the 600 square-meter house open and close in response to sunlight.
Business booms for farmers that plant man made islands in Mexico city
The floating gardens are not only a tradition, they have also fed the city for multiple centuries.