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Artist Tackles Beijing’s Smog

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Artist Tackles Beijing’s Smog

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Beijing has a smog problem. And one artist is out to solve it. The extreme dangers caused by the blanket of pollution that veils the city recently led the Beijing Environmental Monitoring Center to warn children, t...

Asia Pulp & Paper to undertake human rights audit

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Asia Pulp & Paper to undertake human rights audit

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Paper products giant Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) will undertake a human rights audit across its Indonesian operations. The move, which APP says is an acknowledgment of a recent United Nations call for the global p...

Aussie investor mulls garbage-to-power plant project

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Aussie investor mulls garbage-to-power plant project

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Australia-based Trisun International Development on Wednesday organized a seminar in HCMC to tout a US$400 million project to turn garbage to power. Gavin Holland, technology director of the firm, said at the even...

Australia setting up world’s largest marine preserve

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Australia setting up world’s largest marine preserve

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Australia moved to set up the world's biggest marine park on Friday to protect vast areas of the Coral Sea off the country's northeast coast and the site of fierce naval battles during World War Two. Environment ...

Automakers Turn Agro-Waste into Car Parts

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Automakers Turn Agro-Waste into Car Parts

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Scientists in Brazil are turning fruit fibers into car parts. At a recent meeting of the American Chemical Society, the researchers described their work in making the next generation of automotive parts made from na...

Bamboo Bike “BamBike” Strives To Make Philippines Less Polluted

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Bamboo Bike “BamBike” Strives To Make Philippines Less Polluted

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How can you make a green form of transportation even greener? Bryan McClelland may have the answer: bamboo bikes. McClelland has created the BamBike, a bicycle made out of bamboo. The bicycles are made in Manila, P...

Bamboo School Debuts In The Philippines

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Bamboo School Debuts In The Philippines

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When you think about how much sense it makes to build structures out of bamboo - especially in places where the flexible, rapidly renewable plant thrives - we wonder why it isn't used more often. In fact, as surpri...

Banana peel can purify water, say scientists

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Banana peel can purify water, say scientists

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[MONTEVIDEO] Banana peels can be used to purify drinking water contaminated with toxic heavy metals such as copper and lead, according to a study. Researchers from the Bioscience Institute at Botucatu, Brazil, s...

Bangladesh: Cabinet okays draft law to conserve forests

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Bangladesh: Cabinet okays draft law to conserve forests

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The government is going for a tougher law to clamp down on rampant tree-felling in an effort to conserve forests. The cabinet yesterday approved in principle the draft of Forest Act (Amendment) 2010, prescribing ...

Banks face invasion of golden toads in environmental protest

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Banks face invasion of golden toads in environmental protest

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Reverend Billy's singing activists dressed as extinct species plan 'gentle' demonstration against irresponsible lending British bankers have been warned to expect an infestation of bright orange golden toads over t...

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 ...

Belgian city of Ghent becomes world’s first to go vegetarian

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Belgian city of Ghent becomes world’s first to go vegetarian

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It's great news for non-meat eaters and green campaigners alike - a city in Belgium is to become the first in the world to go vegetarian. The city of Ghent has announced that it will hold weekly meatless days to r...

Bill Gates wants to reinvent the toilet for the Third World

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Bill Gates wants to reinvent the toilet for the Third World

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Bill Gates thinks the modern-day flush toilet isn’t good enough. Most of the developing world can’t afford to use it, and poor sanitation spreads diarrheal diseases. So the Gates Foundation is challenging univer...

Biodegradable Bricks Collect Rainwater Automatically

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Biodegradable Bricks Collect Rainwater Automatically

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Using fallen leaves and discarded plastic bottles, two designers have created a recycled material that could turn buildings into automatic rainwater collection systems. Thousands of gallons of free water fall on ro...

BioLite Camp Stove – a clever little gadget!

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BioLite Camp Stove – a clever little gadget!

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After extensive user testing and field research, the BioLite team has redesigned the camp stove unit to be smaller, easier to light and more durable. The BioLite stove burns wood or other small combustible materials. ...

Blob fish wins ugly fish competition and raises funds for Greenpeace with e-card

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Blob fish wins ugly fish competition and raises funds for Greenpeace with e-card

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It's not the prettiest creature on the planet, but it's certainly popular... Nearly 4,000 people voted in a Greenpeace poll to find the most ugly fish - and its image will now be used as a e-card to help raise fund...

Bolivia cancels controversial Amazon highway

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Bolivia cancels controversial Amazon highway

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By Gerardo Bustillos (AFP) LA PAZ — Bolivian President Evo Morales announced Friday he was scrapping a hugely controversial plan to build a highway through an Amazon ecological reserve that has triggered widespre...

Bolivia Set to Pass Historic ‘Law of Mother Earth’ Which Will Grant Nature Equal Rights to Humans

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Bolivia Set to Pass Historic ‘Law of Mother Earth’ Which Will Grant Nature Equal Rights to Humans

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With the cooperation of politicians and grassroots organizations, Bolivia is set to pass the Law of Mother Earth which will grant nature the same rights and protections as humans. The piece of legislation, call...

Brazil judge blocks Amazon Belo Monte dam

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Brazil judge blocks Amazon Belo Monte dam

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A Brazilian judge has blocked plans to build a huge hydro-electric dam in the Amazon rainforest because of environmental concerns. Federal judge Ronaldo Desterro said environmental requirements to build the Belo Mo...

Brazil opens fund to cut agriculture deforestation

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Brazil opens fund to cut agriculture deforestation

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RIO DE JANEIRO Nov 10 (Reuters) - Brazil's state development bank BNDES on Wednesday said it opened a fund worth 1 billion reais ($588 million) that will finance projects to reduce deforestation associated with the na...