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When a coworker collapsed, this lifeguard knew exactly what to do

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Release Date: 08/10/2022

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So they can stay safe while helping others. Learn more at 

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And storm surge is getting worse as a result of higher sea levels. Learn more at 

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Now they’re making sure the city follows through. Learn more at 

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For one project, they created an amphitheater out of sandbags. Learn more at 

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But constructing them can damage underwater ecosystems. Learn more at 

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Roslynn McCann, who designed and lives in the home, gives tours to show the possibility of sustainable buildings. Learn more at 

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Researchers with the Cool Cities project believe that the water could be used to cool the city. Learn more at 

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Massachusetts DOT adds solar panels to stretch of highway noise barrier show art Massachusetts DOT adds solar panels to stretch of highway noise barrier

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The barrier near Lexington, which protects residents from the sound of traffic, will now also generate clean energy. Learn more at 

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California is starting to require grocery stores and restaurants to donate unsold food, but businesses need help getting it to hungry people. Learn more at 

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Nonprofit trains women and gender-nonconforming people for green jobs show art Nonprofit trains women and gender-nonconforming people for green jobs

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Energy and construction are historically male-dominated industries. Learn more at 

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