Environment

 
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/ Community, Environment, Positive Perspective, Renewable Energy

29 Aug 2014

 

Local people taking control of energy generation in their area is the key to a sustainable future, argues Clare Martynski

 
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/ Community, Health, Innovation, Politics, Sustainable Development

28 Aug 2014

 

Since 1948 the NHS has provided publicly-funded healthcare based on equality. But with continuing funding cuts and privatisation threatening the service we ask a group of experts how it can have a secure long-term future that best serves the public

 
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/ Agriculture, Food

21 Aug 2014

 

Supermarket chain Intermarché in France has been selling ‘ugly’ fruit and vegetables to customers at a discounted rate to highlight the problem of food waste and provide customers with a cheaper shopping alternative

 
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/ Environment

24 Jul 2014

 

Britain's urban rivers are at their cleanest for over two decades, according to scientists from Cardiff University

 
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/ Conservation, Environment

18 Jul 2014

 

An ‘all or nothing’ fundraising strategy has secured conservation of the Amazon Region Protected Areas for the next 25 years

 
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/ Environment, Renewable Energy

17 Jul 2014

 

A new survey has revealed that almost two-thirds of Britons would choose to live near a wind farm over a fracking site. The findings have led to the government being accused of ignoring public opinion

 
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/ Conservation, Environment

08 Jul 2014

 

British oil company Soco International plc is to end its operations in the Virunga World Heritage Site in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

 
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/ Environment, Positive People, Positive Perspective

27 Jun 2014

 

Sustainable development figurehead and Forum for the Future co-founder Jonathon Porritt tells Laura Smith why he's turned away from the media's ‘doom and gloom’ perspective and adopted a more positive outlook for the future of the Earth

 
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/ Conservation, Environment, Positive Perspective

24 Jun 2014

 

We're already aware of the problems the natural world faces, it's time the conservation community shares what's being done about it, says Tom Lawson

 
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/ Environment, Science

19 Jun 2014

 

China has agreed to share scientific knowledge with Nepal on the effects of climate and environmental changes on the Tibetan plateau in order to spur sustainable development

 
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/ Environment, Positive Perspective

08 Jun 2014

 

We take a look at the initiatives saving the underwater world this World Oceans Day

 
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/ Environment

02 Jun 2014

 

How can we move towards a society that feels more human, natural and less dependent on money, considers Lucy Purdy, as she spends a week in Devon exploring ‘wild economics’

 
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/ Environment, Renewable Energy

19 May 2014

 

The solar-power industry in the US is creating jobs ten times faster than the economy as a whole, reports The Solar Foundation

 
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/ Environment, Renewable Energy

12 May 2014

 

Residents of Balcombe hope to heal the rifts caused by fracking plans with a solar co-operative

 
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/ Environment

02 May 2014

 

Activists want the Chilean government to protect vital water reserves

 
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/ Conservation, Environment

28 Apr 2014

 

Scientists have discovered an easier method of monitoring the otherwise elusive great crested newt

 
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/ Conservation

22 Apr 2014

 

A new ruling to end century-long whale hunting in the Southern Ocean has been challenged by the Japanese government, but will still result in fewer whales being killed

 
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/ Environment

11 Mar 2014

 

The Dongria Kondh in India have won a landmark victory against metal mining giant Vedanta, as plans for a bauxite mine are rejected in a move that could set a new precedent for tribal rights

 
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/ Environment

27 Feb 2014

 

When Greenpeace activists were detained in Russia following a peaceful protest in the Arctic Sea, their plight drew the world’s attention. Lucy Purdy explores how their ordeal galvanised campaigners and may have ushered in a new era for environmental activism

 
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/ Environment, Renewable Energy

21 Feb 2014

 

Spain has become the first country to draw more electricity from wind power than any other source over the course of an entire year.