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University scientist Dr Huw Taylor helps fight cholera epidemic in Haiti

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University scientist Dr Huw Taylor helps fight cholera epidemic in Haiti

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A University of Brighton scientist is helping fight a cholera epidemic among thousands of earthquake victims in Haiti. Dr Huw Taylor saw the suffering first-hand during a recent visit to the Caribbean island, and...

UN Climate Talks End With Limited Agreements

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UN Climate Talks End With Limited Agreements

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Which includes a multibillion-dollar Green Climate Fund to help poor countries deal with climate change. After two weeks of deliberations and negotiations, representatives of more than 190 nations have concluded t...

The time when the government tried to feed everybody

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The time when the government tried to feed everybody

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Public canteens were set up to feed people during World War One - and they proved hugely popular. Could today's food banks learn from them, asks Adam Forrest. A bowl of soup, a joint of meat and a portion of side veg...

New biomass-powered train to travel at 130 m.p.h.

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New biomass-powered train to travel at 130 m.p.h.

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If the Twin Cities-based Coalition for Sustainable Rail (CSR) has anything to do with it, trains will soon run carbon-neutral. This week, the Coalition, a project of the University of Minnesota’s Institute on Envir...

New hope for anxiety disorders as scientists identify key protein

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New hope for anxiety disorders as scientists identify key protein

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The findings of a new study could pave the way for new treatment for anxiety disorders. This latest study by University of Bristol researchers has identified a specific protein that appears to be critically impor...

Diversifying Crops May Protect Yields Against A More Variable Climate

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Diversifying Crops May Protect Yields Against A More Variable Climate

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Here's an interesting Article from seed daily, that seems to suggest that if farmers actually returned to proper farming, things would be safer for us all! Like this actually is news to anybody??! A survey of how f...

Positive Online Weight Reduction Study investigates how Internet resources could help reduce obesity

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Positive Online Weight Reduction Study investigates how Internet resources could help reduce obesity

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The Internet can play a role in reducing obesity in today"s society, according to latest research at the University of Southampton. The Positive Online Weight Reduction (POWeR) project, being carried out by the U...

Amazon deforestation at record low, data shows

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Amazon deforestation at record low, data shows

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Rate of illegal logging has fallen, but critics claim Brazil has weakened protection measures by revising Forest Code Deforestation of the Amazon has fallen to its lowest levels since records began, according to da...

Soil Association launches Low Carbon Farming Project

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Soil Association launches Low Carbon Farming Project

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The Soil Association has launched a new Low Carbon Farming Project to help farmers reduce carbon emissions and improve the resource efficiency of their farms. The project will identify user-friendly carbon foot pri...

RESURGENCE 50: ONE EARTH, ONE HUMANITY, ONE FUTURE

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RESURGENCE 50: ONE EARTH, ONE HUMANITY, ONE FUTURE

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Positive TV are looking forward to partnering with Resurgence and Ecologist Magazine to cover The Resurgence 50, One Earth, One Humanity, One Future conference from 22nd September to 25th September at The Worcester Co...

China launches ban on smoking in public venues

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China launches ban on smoking in public venues

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A Slightly toothless move on behalf of the Communist Party, but a step in the right direction... AFP reports:- China launched a ban on smoking in restaurants, bars and other indoor public spaces on Sunday but f...

Sun’s Energy Saves Thousands In Haiti And Africa

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Sun’s Energy Saves Thousands In Haiti And Africa

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Using the sun’s rays to purify contaminated water, the Water School is having an astonishing impact on developing nations.

Hundreds of Santas take part in 6K London run in aid of Disability Snowsport UK

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Hundreds of Santas take part in 6K London run in aid of Disability Snowsport UK

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More than1,200 Santas have raised valuable funds for charity with a 6k fun in London's Battersea Park that will support people to enjoy the thrill of snow sports, regardless of disability. They dressed up as Fath...

Bee Expert Honored with Tyler Environmental Prize

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Bee Expert Honored with Tyler Environmental Prize

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Bees play an important role in agriculture, pollinating crops and providing us with the natural sweetener, honey.  Environmental stresses are taking their tolls on the insects, however, and this year's Tyler Prize ...

Now At Your Local Gas Pump: Algae Oil

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Now At Your Local Gas Pump: Algae Oil

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A new source for biodiesel is making its debut at some San Francisco gas stations. Will algae be able to prove itself as a fuel alternative? For years we’ve been hearing about the promise of crude oil derived ...

Wrinkle cream could heal wounds, study finds

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Wrinkle cream could heal wounds, study finds

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The first study to investigate the chemical structure of an advanced class of anti-wrinkle cream has shown that it could be used to promote wound healing and regenerative medicine. Chemists at the University of R...

India introduces e-waste law

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India introduces e-waste law

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A campaign forfronted by Greenpeace has after 6 years finally led to a legislation that make producers financially liable for the products they produces after the products life-span. India has long been a destina...

Groundbreaking method enables small farmers to grow more food with less water

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Groundbreaking method enables small farmers to grow more food with less water

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WASHINGTON, D.C- International relief and development organization Oxfam America joined WWF- International and Africare to bring attention to a groundbreaking method of rice farming known as the System of Rice Inte...

Red Cross ship reaches Misrata – Libya

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Red Cross ship reaches Misrata – Libya

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The Red Cross said it was extending its activities to western Libya today, as a ship of medical supplies docked in the besieged port city of Misrata and its aid workers made their way to Zawiyah. "We are sending...

UA Air Force Performs First ‘Green’ Flyover At Phillies Home Opener

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UA Air Force Performs First ‘Green’ Flyover At Phillies Home Opener

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The sellout crowd that turned out Friday to watch the Phillies win their home opener against the Houston Astros in Philadelphia was treated to a pre-game glimpse into the future. No, not another National League E...