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‘Asian unicorn’ to get new Vietnam nature reserve

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‘Asian unicorn’ to get new Vietnam nature reserve

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Vietnam is setting up a nature reserve to protect one of the world's rarest animals - an antelope-like creature called the saola. It intends to create a 160sq/km (61 sq/mile) area in the central province of Qu...

‘Biology Letters’ Science Journal Publishes Study By 8-Year-Old Children On Bumblebee Color And Pattern Vision

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‘Biology Letters’ Science Journal Publishes Study By 8-Year-Old Children On Bumblebee Color And Pattern Vision

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LONDON — A science journal from Britain's prestigious Royal Society has published a study conducted and written by 8-year-old students. The children from an English elementary school investigated the way bumblebe...

‘Cancer dogs’ research launched in Milton Keynes

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‘Cancer dogs’ research launched in Milton Keynes

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The world's first scientific study to train a group of dogs to detect prostate cancer has been launched in Milton Keynes. The charity Medical Detection Dogs needs men from the east of England to donate samples ...

‘Critical habitat’ set aside in Alaska for polar bears

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‘Critical habitat’ set aside in Alaska for polar bears

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(CNN) -- The setting aside of 187,000 square miles in Alaska as "critical habitat" for polar bears could have an impact on oil and gas drilling, federal and environmental officials said Wednesday. The U.S. Fish ...

‘Happy Coffins’ Make Funerals Less Grim

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‘Happy Coffins’ Make Funerals Less Grim

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Now for some more whimsical news! This from AOL. (Oct. 7) -- Come on, baby, don't fear the reaper. That's the message, not from Blue Oyster Cult, from a Singapore nonprofit that recently revealed a series of c...

‘Historic’ deal to halt hazardous waste export to south

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‘Historic’ deal to halt hazardous waste export to south

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Leading world economies will no longer be able to export hazardous waste to poorer nations unless they obtain the latter's consent, a spokesman from the UN environment agency said Tuesday. "UNEP is pleased to ann...

‘Paying it forward’ after 9/11

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‘Paying it forward’ after 9/11

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New York (CNN) -- Jeff Parness still remembers the pain of September 11, 2001, when his friend and business partner, Hagay Shefi, was among the thousands killed in the World Trade Center attacks. But Parness, a ...

‘People’s watchdog’ touted to keep UK green

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‘People’s watchdog’ touted to keep UK green

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Sustainability experts are planning to set up a "people's watchdog" on green government when the spending axe falls on the official body next month. The proposal was aired on Tuesday at a meeting of the Sustainable...

‘Solar Suitcase’ Aids Doctors in Developing World

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‘Solar Suitcase’ Aids Doctors in Developing World

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KANO, Nigeria - The World Health Organization says the number of women who die from pregnancy and childbirth has been cut in half over the last 20 years.  While that is an encouraging development, about half a milli...

‘The Big Om’

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‘The Big Om’

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He's a beautiful animation from our good friend The Bare Foot Doctor! He's hosting an event, hopefully at the Wembley Arena on 12.12.12 called "The Big Om" featuring Tai-chi masters, Tai-chi dancers, World famous e...

‘Leading Organic Alliance’ formed to help protect and promote organic in Europe

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‘Leading Organic Alliance’ formed to help protect and promote organic in Europe

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Good news from the Soil Association:- The eight foremost organic organisations in Europe, including the Soil Association, have formed the ‘Leading Organic Alliance’ to help promote organic farming in Europe, develo...

‘Solar trees’ shine on Mexico City

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‘Solar trees’ shine on Mexico City

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MEXICO CITY — “Solar trees” have sprouted in Mexico City’s historic district. Three solar-powered lampposts shaped like towering palms are illuminating a pedestrian street downtown, thanks to the technology of a ...

1 Minute to Save the World

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1 Minute to Save the World

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1 minute to save the world is a short film festival that PTV really admires! See this example! (It won Third prize!) About the festival and it's aims: Advertisers and multi-nationals have long known the value o...

2011 Chelsea Flower Show to unveil sustainable rain garden

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2011 Chelsea Flower Show to unveil sustainable rain garden

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A sustainable rain garden designed to capture every drop of water that falls onto it has been unveiled as one of the leading attractions at the 2011 Chelsea Flower Show. Working on the project is Newcastle Univer...

A 375-Year-Old French Bank Forgives Debts of Paris’ Poorest

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A 375-Year-Old French Bank Forgives Debts of Paris’ Poorest

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Just as France was being chastised for excessive national borrowing with a sovereign debt downgrade, thousands of lucky French people had their financial obligations forgiven after the country's oldest bank decided ...

A bluebell wood in full flower is a true assault on the senses

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A bluebell wood in full flower is a true assault on the senses

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As the Bluebell's begin to flower in the UK, This article from the Guardian.. Wander down to a wood in April or early May and it's likely that you'll be confronted by a wonderful sight. A carpet of blue will stret...

A letter from Japan – Sendai

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A letter from Japan – Sendai

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This letter was emailed to me by a friend. (I don't know the author, but she is refered to as Janet - nothing more.) I thought it very beautiful, so decide to share it with you all. - Jeremy "Things here in Sendai...

A retired British couple have been released by Somali pirates after being held captive for more than a year.

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A retired British couple have been released by Somali pirates after being held captive for more than a year.

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Paul, 60, and Rachel Chandler, 56, from Kent, were seized from their yacht near the Seychelles in October 2009. Mrs Chandler said: "I'm enjoying being free". The couple said they were fine, but will undergo medical...

A Social Revolution in the Himalayan Foothills

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A Social Revolution in the Himalayan Foothills

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Purkal is a small village in the foothills of the gigantic Himalayas, on the outskirts of Dehradun. Even as the surrounding regions develop, Purkal’s inhabitants, a mere 5000, largely remain dependent on activities...

access:energy

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access:energy

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Today we feature an appeal for help! Access:energy is a fantastic project:- Wind turbines made by Kenyans, for Kenyans. Power to the People. The founder writes:- access:energy - started with me and a friend tryin...