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For context, a water main blew, and the city of Calgary has been under strict water rationing for the past handful of days. The new pipe should arrive later this week from California :)

https://www.calgary.ca/emergencies/critical-water-main-break-june-2024.html?redirect=/16avewatermain

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By leveraging the unique climatic conditions of Benguérir, Phenoma is not only addressing local agricultural challenges but also contributing valuable insights and solutions to the global fight against food insecurity and climate change.

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It's pretty cool that the government has a department that can delicately extract damaged money and return new bills to people. I wish this article went into the process of how they do it!

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They found a plant thought to be exinct in the area, and got super excited when they found it. Seeds have been forwarded to a seed bank. The article is worth a read and is fairly short :)

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submitted 1 week ago* (last edited 1 week ago) by Wahots@pawb.social to c/upliftingnews@lemmy.world

It was a very unlikely win. Some, if not all players on this team have day jobs.

Paywall free version here: https://archive.ph/uQcS4

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I'm sharing this because any reduction in unnecessary packaging waste is good for the planet - and because I think laser-etching avocados is funny. 🙂

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Nearly 50 countries are on track to reach or surpass their current plans – and China is by far the biggest contributor. It’s not yet set an official target, but China’s goal of 1,200 GW of solar and wind capacity by 2030 – which it’s expected to surpass this year

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